SoftMaker Office 2018 for Windows
SoftMaker Office 2018 for Mac
SoftMaker Office 2018 for Linux
FreeOffice 2018 for Windows
FreeOffice 2018 for Linux
|Operating system||Microsoft Windows, Linux, Android, Pocket PCs, Windows CE, Windows Mobile, Qtopia|
|License||Proprietary (commercial or freeware/registerware)|
SoftMaker Office includes:
- TextMaker, a word processor
- PlanMaker, a spreadsheet application (supports pivot-tables)
- SoftMaker Presentations, a presentation graphics application that is compatible with Microsoft PowerPoint
- BasicMaker, a Win32-only VBA-like programming tool
The package SoftMaker Office Professional additionally includes:
- An e-mail client,
- A Duden spell checker,
- Two Duden dictionaries,
- Four Langenscheidt dictionaries.
SoftMaker Office has many functions of office suites such as Microsoft Office, LibreOffice, Apache OpenOffice or WordPerfect Office, and can also run from USB flash drives and supports integrated reference works. It has its own native formats, and can read and write file formats of Microsoft Office, OpenDocument format (word processor only), RTF and HTML. It can export to PDF. Multi-language spell-checking, hyphenation and thesaurus is supported, and it has an integrated five-language translation dictionary (English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish).
The user interface is similar to Microsoft Office's.
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