Can an office productivity suite that competes with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint really be free?
Yes, when it's open-source. That means that many people around the world work on the software and license it to for the public to use.
OpenOffice.org 2 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. This means you may use it for any purpose - domestic, commercial, educational, public administration. You may install it on as many computers as you like. You may make copies and give them away to family, friends, students, employees - anyone you like.
What could be cooler than that?
To download OpenOffice and install on your PC, visit http://www.openoffice.org.
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