When comparing Evolution vs AbleWord, the Slant community recommends Evolution for most people. In the question“What are the best Microsoft Office alternatives?” Evolution is ranked 10th while AbleWord is ranked 11th.
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Pro Great integration with Gnome environment
Pro Manages contacts, tasks, calendar and memos as well
Pro Good support for Google's services
Pro Supports exchange servers
Evolution is one of the few Linux desktop e-mail clients that's supports exchange servers.
Pro Clean interface with 2 layout variants
Going to View > Preview has the option of switching between "Classical View" and "Vertical View".
AbleWorld is a completely free program.
Con Can't choose different settings for each mail account
Settings have to applied to all mail accounts.
Con Includes only a small subset of PDF editing features
Included are only common word processor features for PDF editing. It also means that PDF files imported to AbleWord will attempt to match existing PDF layouts to those supported by AbleWord.