Forget about proprietary office solutions, the alternative is freeware. Apache OpenOffice is the open source office suite par excellence, one of the most complete office suites that you can find on Linux.
It has nothing to envy of Microsoft Office and other popular office suits. It includes all the tools necessary for the creation and edition of documents. It's fully compatible with Office files and with the rest of programs compatible with the ODF standard.
Components of OpenOffice for Linux
- Writer: text processor and editor.
- Calc: solution to work with spreadsheets.
- Base: database management tool.
- Impress: create slideshow presentations.
- Math: creation and calculation of maths formulas.
- Draw: vector graphics drawing software.
20 years at the service of your needs
The project's open source conception has allowed the creation of an office suite that suits the needs of its users. If you're used to using office suites, the browsing and handling will seem familiar. The large amount of languages available will guarantee the correct understanding of the entire interface.
Download it right now free for Linux, the best open source office suite at present.