The open source office toolkit for your Mac
- 6 office tools
- Default templates
- Open source
- Easy to use
- Large user Community
- No professional tech support
- Some Microsoft Office formats may not work well
OpenOffice is a free and open source office suite for Mac OS X, compatible with most popular Microsoft Office file formats
From the main window you can choose which tool to use; each has its own functions, and interfaces are clear and intuitive, with recognizable elements of other similar programs, so you’ll soon get to grips with each.
Adaptable to each user
Being an open source package, OpenOffice can be modified to fit your needs. In addition, it has no license restrictions, so you can install it on as many computers as you want, as often as you need.
You can also add extensions to the program to get extra tools, as well as add and use default templates.
6 tools, 1 package
Within the OpenOffice package are 6 different tools for all of your needs: Writer, for creating and editing; Calc, the spreadsheet tool; Impress, for creating presentations; Draw, for creating 3D diagrams and illustrations; Base, the database manager; and finally, Math, the tool for creating and editing equations and mathematical formulas.
OpenOffice has a large community of users for you to share queries and user issues with.