Why should I use Apache OpenOffice?
Apache OpenOffice is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.
Of the free alternatives, OpenOffice, the first serious rival to Microsoft Office, will write and open most Office formats.
Some of the features & benefits are:
- The software looks and feels familiar and is instantly usable by anyone who has used a competitive product.
- It's easy to change to Apache OpenOffice - the software reads all major competitors' files.
- The first software package in the world to use OASIS OpenDocument Format (ISO/IEC 26300) as its native file format.
Compatible with other major office suites, Apache OpenOffice is free to download, use, and distribute.
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