Microsoft Office package is one of the most widely used office suites. Its main components are Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Powerpoint along with some other office tools. Definitely it has some great features to lean for as it can make many of the office tasks quite a simple one with lots of features and tools provided in its package. Still one can think of various alternates available with similar and at times better features too.
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.
Google Docs brings your documents to life with smart editing and styling tools to help you easily format text and paragraphs. Choose from thousands of fonts, add links, images, drawings, and tables. All for free.
IBM Lotus Symphony is a suite of applications for creating, editing, and sharing text, spreadsheet, presentations and other documents and browsing the world wide web. It is distributed as freeware.
4) Zoho Office
At Zoho, software is our craft and passion. We create beautiful software to solve business problems. Over the past decade of our journey, the Zoho suite has emerged to be a leader in the cloud and on your devices.
Thinkfree Office product family include Thinkfree Online which is the first MS-compatible web-based online office in the world, ThinkFree Office includes a word processor (Write), a spreadsheet (Calc), a presentation program (Show), and a WYSIWYG HTML and blog editor (Note).