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Robust New FreeOffice Suite Proves Free Can Be Just as Good

SoftMaker’s FreeOffice Linux office suite is a LibreOfficelook-alike that provides strong performance compatibility with Microsoft Office documents.

SoftMaker, based in Germany, offers a line of open source offerings that compete with its commercial flagship office suite, SoftMaker Office 2016. It’s a Windows/Linux cross-platform office suite with integrated applications for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and email management.