When comparing Evolution vs Zoho Docs, the Slant community recommends Evolution for most people. In the question“What are the best Microsoft Office alternatives?” Evolution is ranked 9th while Zoho Docs is ranked 30th.
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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".
Pro Allows for real-time collaboration
Multiple people can work on the same document at the same time.
Pro No installation required
While Zoho Docs offers native applications for desktop and mobile, you can choose to use the webapp which doesn't require you to download anything and can be accessed from anywhere where there's an Internet connection and a modern web browser.
Pro Reasonable MS Office compatibility
Con Can't choose different settings for each mail account
Settings have to applied to all mail accounts.
Con Can get expensive quickly
Zoho Docs has 2 paid plans - $5/user/month and $8/user/month that add additional functionality and increase the storage limit. Compared to standalone purchases, the subscription fees can quickly rack up, especially since they are on a per user basis.