Ahead of the expected June release of the Office 15 Beta, the software giant has significantly updated its office productivity suite, offering a more refined look at the rougher Technical Preview it announced in January. This release drops some of the more jarring effects from the Tech Preview, like the weird colored window shadows, while speeding up animations and improving the overall look and feel across the board. It’s a bit early for a deeper dive into this product, but here are some hands-on screenshots to whet your appetite.

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Fullscreen mode

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Reading mode

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Outlook with new blue theme

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