How To Get Microsoft Office Free
Microsoft Office is a suite of applications mainly used to produce documents, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics and databases. Most of the software programs can be purchased separately, but Microsoft Office bundles them together in a package that contains:
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Power Point
- Microsoft Access
- Additional Office Business Applications such as Outlook, OneNote, and Publisher
Microsoft Office can cost up to $300 for the entire suite of programs. However, there is a Microsoft Office free open source alternative—OpenOffice Suite—that functions identically to Microsoft Office. The best part? OpenOffice is absolutely free to use and 100% compatible with Microsoft Office.
OpenOffice Suite contains all of OpenOffice’s applications, and includes:
- OpenOffice Writer
- OpenOffice Calc
- OpenOffice Impress
- OpenOffice Base
- Open Office Math
Download OpenOffice Suite Now!
Download and install OpenOffice Suite.
Once installation is complete, open the OpenOffice program that you will need to use.
For example, if you need to open or edit a spreadsheet, open OpenOffice Calc.
Click File > New to create a new file, or click File > Open to open a file.
Save your changes by clicking File > Save.