ConsortiumInfo: The Emerging ODF Environment, Part IV: Spotlight on SoftMaker Office 2006
Jul 06, 2006, 01:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In this fourth in-depth interview focusing on ODF-compliant
office productivity suites, I interview Dr. Martin Sommer,
SoftMaker Product Manager, of Germany's SoftMaker Software GmbH.
SoftMaker Office includes word processing and spreadsheet
capabilities (with more on the way), runs on both Windows and
Linux, is designed for home users, and is cheap besides. While
SoftMaker Office is not as well known outside of Germany as
KOfiice, another German ODF-compliant software suite, it has a
number of interesting and useful unique features, as does each of
the other suites that I have featured in this series of interviews.
Perhaps most interesting is its availability on mobile devices, and
the fact that it has been selected by AMD for bundling with its
ambitious '50x15' plan, which hopes to connect 50% of the world
population to the Internet by 2015..."