ZDNet provides a good overview of OpenOffice. Conclusion: “ is a valid stand-in for Microsoft Office for anyone looking to save a great deal of money. If you’re confident that your users fall into the category of those who use only 5 percent of Microsoft Office’s feature set (a majority of the computing world), making the switch to shouldn’t be a problem. If, however, you know you have users who must exchange embedded objects with Microsoft Office users, your best bet is to stick with Microsoft Office until the gents at are able to get their suite to play well with Microsoft Object linking and embedding (OLE).”

Published by

Rajesh Jain

An Entrepreneur based in Mumbai, India.