Office 2013 Service Pack 1 released, download it, fix list

Posted by bink on February 25 2014, 8:52 PM.

Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1) provides the latest updates for Office 2013. This service pack includes two kinds of fixes:

  • Previously unreleased fixes that are included in this service pack. In addition to general product fixes, these fixes include improvements in stability, performance, and security.
  • All the monthly security updates that were released through January 2014, and all the Cumulative Updates that were released through December 2013.
 
Overview of Office 2013 SP1 improvements
The following are the key areas of improvement that are offered by this SP1:
  • Improves compatibility with Windows 8.1.
  • Improves compatibility with Internet Explorer 11.
  • Improves compatibility with modern hardware, such as high-DPI devices and the precision touchpad.
  • Provides new apps for Office capabilities and APIs for third-party developers.
Outlook 2013 SP1
  • Provides support for task pane apps in Outlook 2013 to enable third-party developers to extend the compose experience for email messages and calendar items.
PowerPoint 2013 SP1
  • Provides ability to insert and use content apps in PowerPoint 2013 slides.
The following workbook is available for download. This workbook lists the issues that are fixed by this service pack
 
Issues that this service package fixes
This service package fixes the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles:
  • 2919506

    Can't hear the first few words that a callee speaks when they answer a call in Lync 2013

  • 2919507

    The "Program Events" sound setting is reset to the default value after you restart Lync 2013

  • 2919508

    Can't rotate the screen orientation of a video window in a Lync 2013 video conference on a Windows 8.1-based device

  • 2919510

    A pie chart clock icon appears in the "Conversations" tab as a meeting icon in Lync 2013

To download the service pack from Microsoft Update or through MS Download center:

Package name How to obtain the package Knowledge Base article
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1   2817430
     
 
Download the 32-bit update now
Description of Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
     
     
     
 
Download the 64-bit update now
 
     
     
Microsoft Office 2013 Language Pack Service Pack 1   2817427
     
 
Download the 32-bit update now
Description of Microsoft Office 2013 Language Pack Service Pack 1 (SP1)
 
Download the 64-bit update now
 
     
     
Microsoft Project 2013 Service Pack 1   2817433
     
 
Download the 32-bit update now
Description of Microsoft Project 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
     
     
     
 
Download the 64-bit update now
 
     
     
Microsoft Visio 2013 Service Pack 1   2817443
     
 
Download the 32-bit update now
Description of Microsoft Visio 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
     
     
 
Download the 64-bit update now
 
Microsoft Visio 2013 Viewer Service Pack 1   2817444
     
 
Download the 32-bit update now
Description of Microsoft Visio 2013 Viewer Service Pack 1 (SP1)
     
 
Download the 64-bit update now
 
Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013 Service Pack 1   2817441
     
 
Download the 32-bit update now
Description of Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
     
 
Download the 64-bit update now
 
Microsoft Office Proofing Tools 2013 Service Pack 1   2817435
     
 
Download the 32-bit update now
Description of Microsoft Office Proofing Tools 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
     
 
Download the 64-bit update now
 
Microsoft Office Language Interface Pack 2013 Service Pack 1 See the KB article at the right side. 2817428
     
    Description of Microsoft Office Language Interface Pack 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Microsoft Office ScreenTip Language 2013 Service Pack 1   2817436
     
 
Download the 32-bit update now
Description of Microsoft Office ScreenTip Language 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
     
 
Download the 64-bit update now
 
Microsoft Office Audit and Control Management Server 2013 Service Pack 1   2863865
     
 
Download the 32-bit update now
Description of Microsoft Office Audit and Control Management Server 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)