What Office Applications does Linux Have?

Jun 16th, 2010No Comments

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.

Why OpenOffice.org?

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.

OpenOffice.org is standards compliant – certified by OSI as open-standard compliant, and the first software package in the world to use OASIS OpenDocument Format (ISO 26300) as its native file format

Click here to visit the OpenOffice Website.

Or here for a list of Linux Alternatives to Windows Software

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