Now people upgraded to Microsoft Office 2007 from the previous version; Microsoft Office 2003. But still many people are using MS Office 2003 on their PC in offices or home and if they receive the 2007 formatted files like .docx for Microsoft Word, they can’t open or edit the same in that format.
Microsoft has released the Compatibility pack for Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2007 file formats to provide you an option to open, edit and save the files in new formats using Office 2003.
Tip: Before installing this update, you should download and install the high priority office updates on your PC.
Once you will complete the installation of compatibility pack, you will be able to modify and save the files from Microsoft Office 2000, Office XP and Office 2003 as well as Office 2007. The Compatibility Pack can also be used in conjunction with the Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003, Excel Viewer 2003, and PowerPoint Viewer 2003 to view files saved in these new formats.
Size of Compatibility pack: 27.5 MB
Time to download: 1hr 8 min on 56K Speed
For any issues and concerns related to the Compatibility pack, Keep an eye on Microsoft Updates.