Microsoft has said that it will not be providing any support or security updates for the Office suite for Mac from April 9 onwards. The decision only stand valid for the Mac users, while the Windows users will continue getting support twice as long. The support for Office in Mac was designed for 5 years and for windows users it was 10 years. Now that the Office 2008 for Mac has passed the 5 year period, they will not be receiving any future updates. They can still use it to create or edit documents however.