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It is lighter than LibreOffice and WPS, no clutter at all. Simply opens a Document created in MS Office 2016 and it shows the way it should show. That's realy compatible! Differently from WPS and LibreOffice, wich claim the same. I reached OnlyOffice, after extensive use of LibreOffice and OnlyOffice. See More
Equation editor for Linux has been "under development" for several years with no real additional info from the developers. Safe to say it's just not going to happen. No equation editor is a deal breaker for some, which is a shame. Otherwise this office suite performs very well. See More
Lack of hyphenation in Writer is a terrible mistake. Reading the few forums about it will let you know that it breaks the words without rules and without hyphens in any language. The question was stated in 2013 and still doesn't have an answer. Their help system practically doesn't exist, everything leads you to a 404 page. Maybe this issue could be easily resolved by developers with a plugin or something like that, but the Linux community doesn't show interest for the product. See More
Calligra consists of 9 tools. In addition to word-processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, it includes tools for project management, sketching/painting, database management, vector graphics, diagramming and brainstorming. See More
Calligra includes Krita, a sketching and painting application, and Karbon, a vector drawing application. Both offer end-to-end solutions. Krita is also available as a standalone program. See More
A free version, called SoftMaker FreeOffice, is available. FreeOffice is a stripped down version of SoftMaker Office, with less features, templates and interface polish, but it still is feature-packed and with the same excellent import and export filters that enable opening/saving Microsoft Office formats faithfully. See More
I have been using SoftMaker since my Wince days. What I like most about it is that I can use an android tablet, Linux box, and if I wanted to a windows pc and get my work done. the software is professional and I can tab my work, unlike LibreOffice which cannot. I can use templates from all the major office software. I tend to use Microsoft and libre office templates. See More
I have purchased and used two different releases of SoftMaker Office. The office suite is fine for basic functionality and compatibility, but it does not include the macro language that Excel uses. The macro language is very important and is sorely missed once you discover its absence from the suite. For example, if you work with QuickBooks Pro and want to send a report to Excel, don't even bother trying. It simple doesn't work; it can't. When I addressed the issue with the support team at SoftMaker the omission was begrudgingly admitted with no indication that it would ever be added to the suite. See More
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