About Apache OpenOffice
Need a free alternative to Microsoft Word and Excel? OpenOffice is a must-see.
Three of the top programs in the “productivity suite”:
Writer: a word processor you can use for anything from writing a quick letter to producing an entire book (Compare to MS Word)
Calc: a powerful spreadsheet with all the tools you need to calculate, analyze, and present your data in numerical reports or sizzling graphics (Compare to MS Excel)
Impress: the fastest, most powerful way to create effective multimedia presentations (Compare to Microsoft PowerPoint)
From the site:
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.