Microsoft today announced that its desktop email and calendar app Outlook 2016 for Mac now supports the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar display. Office 365 subscribers and Office 2016 for Mac customers can use the new feature on compatible devices. Microsoft added Touch Bar support in preview earlier this month.
This comes after Microsoft brought Touch Bar support to Skype and, before that, to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Microsoft committed to integrating with Apple’s Touch Bar back in October following the introduction of the 2016 MacBook Pro.
“The Touch Bar in Outlook intelligently provides quick access to the most commonly used commands as you work on email and manage your calendar. When composing a new mail or meeting request, the Touch Bar displays the common formatting options,” the Outlook team wrote in a blog post. “When viewing your calendar, you can switch between different views. And when viewing the reminders window, you can join an online meeting with one tap on the Touch Bar.”
Adobe, Google, and Spotify, among others, have added Touch Bar support to their existing Mac apps.
Also today Microsoft announced that add-ins are now becoming available in Outlook 2016 for Mac, after they showed up for Office Insiders. Customers with Exchange 2013 Service Pack 1 or higher, Office 365 subscriptions, or Outlook.com mailboxes can use the add-ins. They’re accessible in the Office Store. “You just need to install add-ins once and they will be available for use across Outlook on the web, Windows, Mac and iOS,” the Outlook team said.