This software was developed as a free alternative to Microsoft Office suite. In fact, it contains all of the software you would find in Microsoft’s Office.
- OpenOffice Writer is the equivalent of Office Word and is a word processor that is completely capable of inserting images, videos and all kinds of graphs into your text documents.
- OpenOfficeCalc is the new Excel and has all the utilities and functionality of Microsoft’s software – filters, formulas, charts and various drawings are all included.
- OpenOffice Impress is the spreadsheet software that rival’s MS’s PowerPoint. You find everything you need to design impressive presentations full of animations, images, text, charts and even video.
The software is very stable and performs well on all Windows computers. There are no common errors and the software doesn’t take many resources to run. In fact, it is as fast as Microsoft Office. The difference is that Office can set you back quite a bit of money each year, whereas Apache OpenOffice is completely free to download, install and use.
The ability to have all of the features of Office in a free software suite is thrilling for people who don’t want to spend money on their software and for companies with a small budget.
Apache OpenOffice is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in text editors / documents category and is available to all software users as a free download.