Free Dictate add-on allows you to, well, dictate to Microsoft Office
June 22, 2017 – 08:24 | No Comment
Free Dictate add-on allows you to, well, dictate to Microsoft Office

Microsoft Garage – the Redmond behemoth’s R&D arm – has released Dictate 5.0, a free add-on for those running Microsoft Office 2013, 2016 or 365 on Windows 8.1 or later. Also available for 64-bit versions …

LibreOffice 5.3 is one of the biggest updates to the office suite yet
February 1, 2017 – 09:27 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 5.3 is one of the biggest updates to the office suite yet
LibreOffice 5.3 is one of the biggest updates to the office suite yet

The Document Foundation has unveiled LibreOffice 5.3 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.3 32-bit. Despite the point update, LibreOffice 5.3 is billed as “one of the most feature-rich releases in the history of the office suite”, and …

LibreOffice 5.2 adds financial forecasting to Calc, streamlines main toolbar
August 3, 2016 – 07:25 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 5.2 adds financial forecasting to Calc, streamlines main toolbar
LibreOffice 5.2 adds financial forecasting to Calc, streamlines main toolbar

The Document Foundation has unveiled LibreOffice 5.2 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.2 32-bit. It arrives on time, six months after the last major release in the 5.x branch.
Like the previous two major releases, LibreOffice 5.2 contains …

SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016 improves performance and interoperability with Microsoft Office
April 18, 2016 – 10:05 | Comments Off on SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016 improves performance and interoperability with Microsoft Office
SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016 improves performance and interoperability with Microsoft Office

SoftMaker Software has released SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016, a brand new version of its office suite for Windows and Linux that’s free for both personal and commercial use.
The new release comes with the promise of improved …

Five tools for recovering corrupted Word documents
February 15, 2016 – 13:53 | Comments Off on Five tools for recovering corrupted Word documents
Five tools for recovering corrupted Word documents

You’ve been working on it forever, and had almost finished, but… Disaster. That all-important Word document no longer opens.
If you’re using some other viewer, try reopening it in Word. It may offer to repair the …

LibreOffice 5.1 reorganises user interface, reduces start-up times
February 10, 2016 – 09:29 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 5.1 reorganises user interface, reduces start-up times
LibreOffice 5.1 reorganises user interface, reduces start-up times

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 5.1 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.1 32-bit. It comes just under six months after version 5.0 debuted back in August yet unveils some major changes to the user interface as …

Word for iOS 1.14, Excel for iOS 1.14 and PowerPoint for iOS 1.14 add more new features
October 12, 2015 – 06:43 | Comments Off on Word for iOS 1.14, Excel for iOS 1.14 and PowerPoint for iOS 1.14 add more new features
Word for iOS 1.14, Excel for iOS 1.14 and PowerPoint for iOS 1.14 add more new features

Microsoft has released new versions for the three core apps in its iPad and iPhone Office suite. Word for iOS 1.14, Excel for iOS 1.14, and PowerPoint for iOS 1.14 all gain minor improvements and …

LibreOffice 5.0 unveils streamlined user interface, adds 64-bit Windows build
August 5, 2015 – 08:11 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 5.0 unveils streamlined user interface, adds 64-bit Windows build
LibreOffice 5.0 unveils streamlined user interface, adds 64-bit Windows build

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 5.0 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.0 32-bit. This is a major new release that will form the cornerstone of future development on mobile platforms as well as the upcoming LibreOffice …

Microsoft Office for Mac 2016 officially released, free upgrade to Office 365 subscribers
July 10, 2015 – 05:09 | Comments Off on Microsoft Office for Mac 2016 officially released, free upgrade to Office 365 subscribers
Microsoft Office for Mac 2016 officially released, free upgrade to Office 365 subscribers

Four months after unveiling a public pre-release version, Microsoft has released Office for Mac 2016 FINAL. The new release is available now as a free in-place upgrade for existing Office 365 subscribers, with the final …

Microsoft Office for Mac 2016 Preview unveiled – final release due later this year
March 6, 2015 – 07:15 | Comments Off on Microsoft Office for Mac 2016 Preview unveiled – final release due later this year
Microsoft Office for Mac 2016 Preview unveiled – final release due later this year

After a five-year gap, Microsoft has unveiled the first public beta of its forthcoming Office 2016 for Mac with the release of Microsoft Office for Mac 2016 Preview. The new release is free for all …

View 70+ file types with Free Editor
February 4, 2015 – 14:25 | Comments Off on View 70+ file types with Free Editor
View 70+ file types with Free Editor

Office, PDFs, ebooks, archives, audio, video, images: the average PC owner regularly encounters a lengthy list of file formats, and viewing them all typically requires an entire library of software.
Free Editor claims it can simplify …