If you are a Linux OS user and use multiple online places
to fulfill your office suite needs, you might looked a product that could save
you from going through all that trouble to write in formats compatible with MS Word.
You must know about Softmaker and that’s probably because new products of Softmaker
are well-known. They have been successful with most of their products and their
office suite has gained a decent amount of publicity and popularity.
Softmaker has recently launched their latest product
which is an office suite for Linux OS and Linux OS users. What the benefits of
the this product exactly are, is that the programs in the office suite can save
your files and documents in formats which are compatible to both MS word, and
openoffice.org. That is a huge advantage that Softmaker products have because
this can allow the users of this office suit to share their files and documents
with people using MS word or openoffice.org.
Right now, the Softmaker package contains three programs
that are part of the amazing office suit, these programs are the following:
· TextMaker: TextMaker
is the counterpart to Microsoft Office Suite’s Word and also has many features
of its counterpart. When compared screen to screen, everyone can see that these
two have a lot of stuff in common starting from design and to the placing of
the buttons. One might be able to say that TextMaker is the Word for Linux OS
users. And the most important benefit of all is that it can publish these files
in PDF formats and can also save files in MS word friendly formats.
· PlanMaker: PlanMaker
is also similar to its counterpart; Microsoft Office’s Excel and resembles a
lot. Just like TextMaker and Word, the two of these programs have a lot in
common and also have the same functionalities, which, isn’t that much of a
surprise. PlanMaker can also make spreadsheets which can be published in PDF
format and can be shared with Microsoft Office users, which again, is the best
· SoftMaker Presentations: Last
in the package is SoftMaker’s version of Microsoft Office’s PowerPoint. That is
known as SofMaker Presentations and is also very similar to its counterpart. It
also has the same benefits as its brothers and can also publish presentations
in PDF formats as a bonus.
Version reviewed 2010 on: 23 Jan 2013
Reads and writes all Microsoft Word and Excel files seamlessly, reads StarOffice, OpenOffice.org and OpenDocument files; AutoShapes and WordArt compatible; Unicode support, tracked changes and comments like in Word 2003, and much more