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05-13-2007, 05:09 AM
Because Microsoft dominates this market so completely, you may not have known that there's a wide variety of alternative office programs—you know, word processors, spreadsheet editors, presentation programs, and so on—that can do the job for you. Economy-sized, desktop or Web-based, even free. And for your convenience, your friends at Blue Voda Chat (http://www.bluevodachat.com/) and VodaTips (http://www.vodatips.com/) makes several of the best just a click away!

Free Desktop & Web-based Office Suites

OpenOffice (http://www.openoffice.org/) – Complete desktop office suite
NeoOffice (http://www.neooffice.org/neojava/en/index.php) – Complete desktop office suite for Macs
ThinkFree (http://www.thinkfree.com/common/main.tfo) – Web-based document editor & exchange
Contact Office (http://www.contactoffice.com/) – Web-based virtual office
Ajax13 (http://us.ajax13.com/en/index.jsp) – Complete Web-based office suite
Google Docs & Spreadsheets (http://docs.google.com/) – Web-based word processor and spreadsheets
Commercial Desktop Office Suites

StarOffice (http://www.sun.com/software/star/staroffice/index.jsp)
Easy Office (http://www.easyofficepremium.com/index.asp)
602 PC Suite (http://www.software602.com/products/pcs/)
Free Stand-Alone Programs

AbiWord (http://www.abisource.com/) – Word processor
Yeah Write (http://www.yeahwrite.com/) – Word processor
Powerbullet Presenter (http://www.powerbullet.com/) – Presentation program
EditGrid (http://www.editgrid.com/home) – Web-based spreadsheet editor
PDF995 (http://www.pdf995.com/) – PDF converter without Watermarks or Ads Embedded
Scribus (http://www.scribus.net/) – Desktop publishing software
Enjoy! ..... and pass the word that you can find answers at VodaTips.com! Coming Summer 2007

02-13-2008, 12:00 PM
http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/images/icons/icon12.gif Lest we forget....

02-13-2008, 01:53 PM
I use primo pdf (http://www.primopdf.com)- no sponsor ads .. as the free versions of 995 display a sponsor page in your web browser each time you run the software, unless of course you pay the 9.95 to remove the ad .. even though it doesn't affect the conversion or show on your project.