Find Version of Microsoft Word, Publisher, Apple iWork Pages

Jul 3rd 2018

Our templates are compatible with Microsoft Word®, Publisher® and Apple iWork Pages® so you must have a purchased license for these applications installed on your computer in order to edit our funeral program templates.

For MAC: Use Apple iWork Pages® (iWork 08 & up) or Microsoft Word® MAC OSX Version (Microsoft Word for Mac 2003 & up)

PC Windows/Vista: Use Microsoft Word® (Version 2003 or 2007or Publisher® version 2000 and up)

To see what version is running on your computer:

PC Windows/Vista:

Start > All Programs > Locate the Microsoft Word or Microsoft Office Suite. If you have version 2003 or 2007, the listed name will indicate Microsoft Word 2003 or Microsoft Word 2007. If it does not have a number after the application name, your version is OLDER than 2003. You will need to download the latest version of Microsoft Word from You can download their 60-day trial version.

Alternatively, you can edit the template on another computer that runs any one of these applications and compatible versions.

MAC Users:

Open your Mac Hard Drive folder > Locate Applications folder > Open your Microsoft Office application and start Word. File> About WORD > Should indicate Microsoft® Word X for Mac® Release 1 or Microsoft® Word X for Mac®

The template will error and not open if your trying to use an older veresion of any of the above applications. For further assistance, please contact our customer service line: (510) 417-2406 7 days; 10a.m.-12mid (PST).