What Office Applications does Linux Have?
The primary office suite for Linux is OpenOffice which is a fairly comprehensive replacement for Microsoft Office.
OpenOffice.org 3 – Product Description
Compatible with other major office suites, OpenOffice.org is free to download, use, and distribute. Download it now, and get:
|Writer – a word processor you can use for anything from writing a quick letter to producing an entire book.|
|Calc – a powerful spreadsheet with all the tools you need to calculate, analyse, and present your data in numerical reports or sizzling graphics.|
|Impress – the fastest, most powerful way to create effective multimedia presentations.|
|Draw – lets you produce everything from simple diagrams to dynamic 3D illustrations.|
|Base – lets you manipulate databases seamlessly. Create and modify tables, forms, queries, and reports, all from within OpenOffice.org|
|Math – lets you create mathematical equations with a graphic user interface or by directly typing your formulas into the equation editor.|
OpenOffice.org is synonymous with quality
- the roots of OpenOffice.org go back twenty years, creating a mature and powerful product
- hundreds of thousands of users participated in the beta testing of version 2
- independent reviewers around the world have recommended the product
- with a fully open development process, OpenOffice.org has nothing to hide – the product stands or falls on its reputation
OpenOffice.org is easy to use
- the software looks and feels familiar and is instantly usable by anyone who has used a competitive product
- it’s easy to change to OpenOffice.org – the software reads all major file types
- few language barriers – if it’s not yet available in your language, the chances are it will be soon
- OpenOffice.org is supported by a global community of friendly volunteers, only too happy to provide assistance to newcomers and advanced users alike
OpenOffice.org is free software
- you may download OpenOffice.org completely free of any licence fees
- install it on as many PCs as you like
- use it for any purpose – private, educational, government and public administration, commercial…
- pass on copies free of charge to family, friends, students, employees, etc.
Click here to visit the OpenOffice Website.
Or here for a list of Linux Alternatives to Windows Software
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