How to get the Classic Menu & Toolbars back in Office 2010

While the Ribbon UI is an awesome development and most have liked it, there are always some who prefer the ‘good ole’ classic look. Those of you, who would like to get back the Classic Menu & Toolbars back in Microsoft Office 2010, may want to check out these two freeware apps!

Classic Menu & Toolbars for Office 2010

UBitMenu will add Office 2003 type toolbars and menus to Office 2010:

  • Classic menu and toolbars for Excel 2007 and Excel 2010
  • Classic menu and toolbars for Word 2007 and Word 2010
  • Classic menu and toolbars for PowerPoint 2007 and PowerPoint 2010

You can download it from here.

Classic Menu for Office 2010 Starter Edition is free for personal use.

The software brings the familiar classic menus and toolbars of Microsoft Office 2003 to the Ribbon of Microsoft Office 2010 and allows you to work with Microsoft Office 2010 as if it were Office 2003. It adds the classic menu to Word 2010, Excel 2010 and PowerPoint 2010.

Go get it here.

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