1.    23 Sep 2015 #1

    Best Free Office Clone yet


    Hi there

    IMO this is easily the best Office clone yet -- and it's FREE -- note though there's no OUTLOOK equivalent.

    If you need VBS support though for EXCEL macros you will need the PRO edition (still cheap) and it's as compatible as far as I can see --much better than OPEN / LIBRE Office

    WPS Office 10 Free Download, Free Office Software - Kingsoft Office

    (Also works on Linux, IOS and Android - although no VBS support on these platforms -- for 99% of most users this isn't important).
    Difference between PRO and FREE versions

    Compare Office Free 2013 and Office Professional 2013 for Windows - Kingsoft Office

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  2. Joined : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 6,963
    All kinds
       24 Sep 2015 #2

    Tnx, downloading it now. Still can't find decent free replacement for MS Publisher which I use most.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Standish, Lancashire
    Posts : 4,780
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       24 Sep 2015 #3

    jimbo45 said: View Post
    Hi there

    IMO this is easily the best Office clone yet -- and it's FREE -- note though there's no OUTLOOK equivalent.
    The best Outlook equivalent I've found was eM Client | Best Email Client for Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP
    it's very close and with it's easier gmail integration in some ways better, but it's just not quite there for me.
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  4. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,550
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       24 Sep 2015 #4

    jimbo45 said: View Post
    Hi there

    IMO this is easily the best Office clone yet -- and it's FREE -- note though there's no OUTLOOK equivalent.

    If you need VBS support though for EXCEL macros you will need the PRO edition (still cheap) and it's as compatible as far as I can see --much better than OPEN / LIBRE Office

    WPS Office 10 Free Download, Free Office Software - Kingsoft Office

    (Also works on Linux, IOS and Android - although no VBS support on these platforms -- for 99% of most users this isn't important).
    Difference between PRO and FREE versions

    Compare Office Free 2013 and Office Professional 2013 for Windows - Kingsoft Office

    Cheers
    jimbo
    Yes, it's well known- the latest apparently free version adds watermarks to prints.
    The thing I never resolved- and Kingsoft confirmed it over more than 2 years- is copying and pasting from text containing varied formats. It's very easy to find the pasted text formatted as Simsun.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 330
    Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
       25 Sep 2015 #5

    The biggest problem for me with the free version is after the initial 30 day trial i can not save .xlsx formatted Excel files.
    I can save them if i save as .xls or .et format.
    Same issue for saving Word .docx files.
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