LibreOffice is a great office suite, but it can't compete with modern apps that offer strong compatibility with Microsoft Office, and also work on mobile devices and the Web.
Take a look at the apps that make up LibreOffice, a popular open-source competitor to Microsoft Office.
Newest release of open source suite comes as LibreOffice now claims 80 million active users around the world.
The free open-source alternative to Microsoft Office now has a new edition with enhancements for both users and developers.
From the Cheapskate: Before you plunk down money for Office 2016, consider whether you can get by with a free suite -- or even Microsoft's free online version!
From the Cheapskate: It's that time of year! But before you make the traditional choice, see if perhaps your student wouldn't benefit from an "alternative" PC.
Your Mac keyboard may lack Home and End keys, but you can jump to the beginning and end of documents, pages and apps with one of two keyboard shortcuts.
It's still free, thank goodness, but I'm not loving certain changes to the company's model.
Surprise! It IS Kingsoft Office, just with a new name, new features, and plenty of other goodies designed to make you forget Microsoft's suite.
Programmers are working on liberating the open-source office suite from personal computers with tablet and browser versions due by early 2013.