Microsoft Office 2019 is scheduled to release in September 2018, has declared recently that One Note will be dismissed from the new version. It was quite surprising for One Note users as it wasn’t included in the list of the programs on the first announcement of MS-Office 2019. The new version of the Office suite is planned to release soon and will only work on Windows 10.
On 19th April 2018, Microsoft’s William Devereaux said that with the commencement of launch of Office 2019 in the mid-2018, as the default experience for both Office 365 users as well as for Office 2019, One Note for Windows 10 is going to replace One Note 2016.
Now the question arrives why One Note for Windows 10. The app has enhanced the performance and the reliability, and it got supported by the brand new sync engine, which they are going to bring up on the web, Mac, iOS, and Android.
Devereaux further assures its customers by saying that they don’t need to get worried about the latest version as it always remains up to date through the Microsoft Store, and it keeps on updating us about the latest version faster than before.
He further said that in the past almost one year they have added more than 100 features in our favorite Office setup– OneNote 2016 on the ground of our feedback, with a lot more enhancements on the way that includes tags and better combination with Office documents.
Microsoft has stopped working on the development of the desktop version (Win32) and the latest version which got added to the new features was OneNote 2013. Redmond has finally pulled off the plug. Although OneNote 2019 is getting discontinue, OneNote 2016 will remain active.
For the upcoming years almost for 2 years, Office setup- OneNote 2016 will receive the bugfixes and security repairmen until the officials announce the end of the support. For the extended Support users, it will continue till next 5 years. Moreover, Microsoft has stopped upgrading on the new features or enhancements for the existing features.
The Office manufacturer said in a recent interview that as a means of the registry key, among the other things that are observed, during the up-gradation from Office 2016 to Office 2019 is One Note office 2016 should be installed. And the old One-note will very work very swiftly beside the new Office sections.
It’s still fuzzy whether it will include the DLL sharing and support of COM APIs. For example- to exchange the tasks and contacts between One Note 2016 and Outlook, the COM APIs are in charge.
And the new installment of Office 2019 will be a standalone app for Office 365 or standalone license will miss One-note 2016. Although Microsoft wants to go with the modification of the installation, details about it are not yet out.
In the past, the users of OneNote has referred OneNote has the much lower feature in Windows10’s app. However, Windows 10 is known for the optimization of tablets and also for the stylish purposes.
However, Microsoft promised to improve on their functionality on OneNote 2016 including adding new features to it. Still, there is a lot to improve, such as the option to store notebooks locally or in a LAN directory.
As the Microsoft who all are depended on it must expect some improvements in near future. Recently, Microsoft has enforced on Windows 10’s app, a new feature that will be transferred locally stored notebooks to OneDrive or OneDrive for Business.