Open Office – Free Word Processor and Office Applications
An alternative to the Microsoft Office Suite of programs. Open Office has all the usual word processing, spreadsheets and database programme you could want, and it is compatible with MS Office documents.
Oh and its free.
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.
OpenOffice is the result of over twenty years software engineering. Designed from the start as a single piece of software, it has a consistency other products cannot match. A completely open development process means that anyone can report bugs, request new features, or enhance the software.
OpenOffice does everything you want your office software to do, the way you want it to. Easy to use OpenOffice is easy to learn, and if you are already using another office software package, you will take to OpenOffice straight away. Our world-wide native-language community means that OpenOffice is probably available and supported in your own language. And if you already have files from another office package – OpenOffice will probably read them with no difficulty.
And best of all it is free!! OpenOffice can be downloaded and used entirely free of any licence fees. OpenOffice. is released under the LGPL licence. This means you may use it for any purpose – domestic, commercial, educational, public administration. You may install it on as many computers as you like. You may make copies and give them away to family, friends, students, employees – anyone you like.