Microsoft Office and Its Free Alternatives

A software which will definitely be in every PC is MS Office. Microsoft is providing a special version for home necessities and for students which is ‘Microsoft Office Home & Student‘. In this the following office applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint presentation and OneNote that saves our multimedia notes can be obtained. They are also providing 7 GB of SkyDrive storage space for free and only if needed we can purchase extra online storage. If Office Suite is required with Outlook client also, we have to buy ‘Office Home & Business‘ edition.

When we cannot afford to buy expensive office software like Microsoft Office, there are some best free alternatives. The No.1 replacement for Microsoft Office is using OpenOffice for all our office works totally free. Once downloaded, we can install OpenOffice in many PCs as there is no need of any license or registration. As if in MS Office, we can obtain various applications like OpenOffice Writer for word documents, OpenOffice calc for spreadsheets, OpenOffice Impress for slideshow presentations, OpenOffice Base for managing databases, OpenOffice Draw for graphics editing etc totally at one place.

Using OpenOffice we can save the files in many compatible formats and the files we’ve created in MS Office can also be accessed in OpenOffice without any obstruction. Additionally as it is open source and official version, there is a possibility to add new features and extensions duly downloading the updates. To read more and download OpenOffice go to

Another open source office suite is LibreOffice. Just like OpenOffice this is a free software we can download and install. LibreOffice is available in more than 30 languages and suitable versions are provided for use in Windows PC, Tab, Mobiles, Apple Mac and Linux. To read all features and download LibreOffice go to

There is another free office software named SSuite. To download freely the SSuite office applications go to

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