office suites

SoftMaker Office 2006 for Windows – added 1/14/2009

Formerly sharware, SoftMaker Office is a productivity suite featuring a Microsoft Word compatible word processor and an Excel compatible spreadsheet program. The Microsoft Word-compatible word processor that is so easy to use that you will wonder why you bothered with Microsoft Word or for so long and the Microsoft Excel-compatible spreadsheet that opens all your Excel workbooks directly and gives you many time-saving features.

Go-oo – added 11/6/2008

Go-oo is a fork of the free office suite with improved compatibility with Microsoft Office formats, like built in OpenXML import filters and it will import your Microsoft Works files. Go-oo has a number of other improvements and tweaks, including speeding up the startup time as well.

Lotus Symphony – added 11/26/2007

IBM Lotus Symphony is a freeware office software suite featuring: a word processor – IBM Lotus Symphony Documents, a spreadsheet program – IBM Lotus Symphony Spreadsheets, and a presentation program – IBM Lotus Symphony Presentations.Lotus Symphony is based on the Open Document Format (ODF) standard-which means you’re not locked into proprietary file formats, software licensing agreements and upgrades. IBM Lotus Symphony can also write Portable Document Format (PDF) files.

Open – added 11/22/2007 is both an Open Source product and a project. The product is a multi-platform free office productivity software suite. It includes the key desktop applications, such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, and drawing program, with a user interface and feature set similar to other office suites’. Sophisticated and flexible, also works transparently with a variety of file formats, including those of Microsoft Office.

Star Office – added 12/11/2004

Star Office – Sun Microsystem’s original free office software suite, StarOffice 5.2, is the last free version. It uses less than 110 mb disk space. This was the original code base for OpenOffice, and features word processor, presentation, spreadsheet, and graphic programs. This is the very last free version of the popular Sun StarOffice suite still floating around.

MultiMedia Office – added 6/20/2006

MultiMedia Office is based on the concept that computer users should have a powerful tool to create and edit their files, be they documents, web pages, presentations, spreadsheets, pictures, movies, recordings or just data. It includes an easy to use professional word processor, spreadsheet, presentation editor, web site creator, database, vector drawing module, photo editor, video editor, and audio editor.

Floppy Office – added 7/23/2005

Floppy Office is a collection of small, self contained no-install applications which can furnish one with a free office software suite which can easily fit on a floppy or be run from a USB drive. The package contains: (read more detail).

Documentor – Paperless Office – added 7/28/2005

This paperless office software is ideal for a small business. It uses a method mimicking the classic file cabinet, and the sectioned file folder, to store documents. It is suitable for a doctor, lawyer, or small business, and can store 10 million file folders and 1 billion documents or pages. The software takes files/documents, input with a scanner or created with a program like Word or Excel, and organizes them in an Access database, made to look like the classic filing system, with file folder names and folder sections. The goal was to create a very fast and efficient way to organize, look up, view, and print documents. Users and user passwords can be created and every entry is automatically labelled with the user who entered it.