One of the best and secure operating systems in the world of computers is Linux. However one cannot conquer and utilize it to the optimum level with just the basic coding operations. To help the user with all their needs, the brilliant minds of the world have developed the best office suite to assist the user.
So in this article I’m going to share with your some of the free & best Office Suite for Linux.
Known to be the first graphical office suite for this platform it provides real time solution to all the office related queries. It comprises of a word processor, database interfacing capabilities, vector graphic tools and much more. A trial version of this suite is available for free.
To support the (KDE) Kool Desktop Environment, this particular office was born from KOffice. Apart from the basic tools, it consists of an e-book authoring tool,digital painter and plenty more. Though it has a weak word processor it can import documents from Microsoft word.
3. Yozo Office
Renamed as Yozo, this is a proprietary office suite. It is a small package which consists of the word, spreadsheet and a power-point presenter. In addition to the above, there is a PDF reader. There are tons of tools within each program that will help the user with their problems.
This particular office is developed using C++ and it is available in various languages. In addition to the basic pack, it consists of an email client, a PDF reader, project manager and plenty more. However, it can be effectively used in a GNOME environment and hence is considered as a powerful tool in a localized system.
Distributed as a freeware, this suite can read documents which belong to both the Open Office and Microsoft office. Apart from this, the suite comes with a browser based on Firefox.
6. Libre Office
Written using C++, Java and Python, this office was born from Open Office. Apart from the word, spreadsheet and the slide creator, it consists of a math formula writer which helps in defining functions and incorporating them in other applications. Provided as the default office suite for Linux it is available in 114 languages.
7. Open Office
Also known as the Apache Open Office, it is an open source suite. Updated to import files from Microsoft office, this suite creates documents in ODF format. With a powerful word processor, it is on par with some of the best office suites throughout all platforms.
Developed in Germany this office suite is available in professional package as well. Apart from the VBA-like tool, it also provides dictionaries. This makes it easy to identify errors in the integrated TextMaker, PlanMaker and the presentation maker.
Released as a proprietary office suite, this office is one amongst the best. Equipped with several programs like HTML editor, web browser, email client and plenty more, it was later discontinued to support the open source community.
10. ThinkFree Office
Written in Java, this suite is popular with its online version. Compatible to read Microsoft office documents directly from the cloud this is one of the budding suites of the era.
11. Siag Office
Tightly integrated, free office package. It consists of the spreadsheet Siag, the word processor PW, the animation program Egon, the text editor XedPlus, the file manager Xfiler and the previewer Gvu.
Freeware desktop publishing tool, based on the free Qt toolkit. This office suite is specially designed for layout, typesetting and to prepare files for professional quality image. You can also create interactive PDF & animated forms and presentations.
13. Google Docs
Its one of the best and simple web based office suit from Google.
Another open source office suite derived from OpenOffice.org. One thing which I liked about this linux tool is, that it need very low memory requirement with lots of additional feature benefits.
Web based office tool, aim to provide comprehensive suite of application. Its offering lots of application including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, general business software and much more.
Its also known as, WPS Office in China. Like other office suites it components include Kingsoft Writer, Kingsoft Presentation and Kingsoft Spreadsheet.
17. SSuite Office
Awesome office suite designed specially to make work more easier at home and office. Its featuring enhanced interfaces with simple visual design and easy use, which can go head-to-head with Microsoft’s Office.
So what you think about all these office suites for Linux. Are you already using any of them? If yes, which one?