Probably you know the MS Office package (suite), but there are compatible and similar programs like this. If you are looking for a very good substitute for the Microsoft office application then i think you might need to get your hands on this wonderful application that more tools for the productivity you desire. It includes modules like Writer, Calc, Impress, Base, Draw, Schedule, Mail similar with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and so on.
This is a free productivity tool that enables you make the most by having in it a word processor, a database, spreadsheet, schedule management, group discussion and email feature. All this tools are fused together into this application to give you all the productivity you want. It is made in such a way that it can be plugged in to the Microsoft Office suite and it comes in more than one language, 11 languages to be precise. Some important modules:
- Writer: this is the word editor that comes with the pack and can be used to edit, format, save documents and can be saved in a readable format recognized by Microsoft word.
- Calc: This is the name of the given to the spreadsheet that can be used to make calculations.
- Base: This is the Database system that comes with the pack and can be used to make a good storage of records.
It also comes with an Illustrator and a presentation maker. This is indeed a pack for productivity.
StarOffice 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.