OpenOffice

Open Office – software for word processing,
spreadsheets, presentations, and database files
that work transparently with Microsoft Office suite.

To ensure your files are compatible with Microsoft Office, you will need to make a setting change after installation. In Open Office, go to Tools > Options > Load/Save > General.

  • Change the Text Document type to Always save as Microsoft Word97/2000/XP
  • Change the Spreadsheet Document type to Always save as Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP
  • Change the Presentation Document type to Always save as Microsoft Powerpoint 97/2000/XP