Go for Open Source Office Suite to replace Microsoft Office Trial on Your PC

Is it worth to invest a huge amount in Microsoft Office Home or Student 2007, If one can replace that with Open Source Office Suites like Open Office.Org or other available options?


Budget concerned people specially students who always run out of money should go for Open Source Software like Office suite to fulfill their need. Below mentioned is a list of some really good Open Source Suite options which can be used as an alternative for Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007.



Writer, Calc, Impress, Base, Draw, Math



GNOME Office

Word, email Publication, Spreadsheet, Database Connectivity Free


Lotus Symphony

Document, Presentation, Spreadsheet Free http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/symphony


In India, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 is priced at Rs. 3945/- which is having the same product in that.

If you are having Broadband Internet Connection (High Speed) then use free Online Office Suite like Google Docs, Zoho, OpenGoo etc as well. There are lot many options like file sharing, online meeting, forms creation, documentation, spreadsheet provided over in these tools.

Sanjeev Mishra is a professional blogger and an Internet Marketing Consultant based in India. He has built the Internet Techies to provide you updates in technology and web application area.
  • When it comes to Microsoft, there is no free, just pay up!.

    You may try “SSuite Office” for a free office suite. They have a whole range of office suites that are free for download that will meet all your demands. Their software also don’t need to run on Java or .NET, so it makes the software very small and efficient.

    You can try these links:


  • somashekar

    unbelivable work sir,
    am very interested in this TED………….
    and am going to give technical seminar in my exam on TED could u pls instruct me together with open resources