Written on: 10/02/2011 by gaurav11111 (1 review written)
New to this release of Office is a Subscription mode, which can be chosen during initial install. Subscription mode allows the user to register the product over the Internet and renew or extend the amount of time the software will work at regular intervals. A standard mode allows Office 10 to be installed as usual, but failing to register the product after 20 executions will cause the application to go into "reduced functionality mode," where the user can view documents but not edit or... (read more)
Written on: 05/08/2008
Sun Microsystems OpenOffice is an EXCELLENT alternative to admirable Office package. I expected a kludge, work around - reverse engineered muck of below par programing. What it is, is a dellightful surprise. Well done, programed by sharp minds, and most importantly, it gets the job done.
I like it! I wish I had known about it earlier. This would have saved me a small fortune. (read more)
Written on: 08/05/2007 by Belatucadrus (21 reviews written)
OpenOffice 2.2 is the open source version of the StarOffice package sold by Sun Microsystems, it's a comprehensive office suite package consisting of:
Writer, Word processor.
Impress, Presentation program.
Math, Mathematical function creator.
Draw, Vector drawing tool.
It will open Microsoft Word and Excel documents very well and there is even the option to set the Save formats to the Microsoft equivalents instead of the OpenOffice defaults to enhance... (read more)
Written on: 28/03/2007 by neilb123
Don't waste your money buying Microsoft when you can get this programme completely free (read more)
Written on: 24/03/2006 by lewist (37 reviews written)
Open Office has word processing (Writer), spreadsheet (Calc), presentation (Impress), Drawing (Draw) and Database (Base) software all in a single package. It is available as a free download from www.openoffice.org. Because it is quite a large download there are also sources of the suite on CD for a minimal service charge.
The software is designed to be like MS Office, and its files are generally compatible with the equivalent MS applications. There are aspects that you may lose in the... (read more)
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