SoftMaker releases Office 2018 with enhanced Thunderbird
November 8, 2017 – 06:50 | No Comment
SoftMaker releases Office 2018 with enhanced Thunderbird

You have to admire some of the recent design work from Microsoft. Windows 10 has transitioned in a robust and visually-appealing operating system, whilst Office 2016 really is a superb, well-designed, cross-platform office suite.
In addition, Office …

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 …

Google launches standalone Google Docs and Google Sheets app for Android, offers offline access as carrot
May 2, 2014 – 12:46 | Comments Off on Google launches standalone Google Docs and Google Sheets app for Android, offers offline access as carrot
Google launches standalone Google Docs and Google Sheets app for Android, offers offline access as carrot

Google has released standalone apps for viewing and editing text documents and spreadsheets through its Google Drive service. Both Google Docs 1.3 and Google Sheets 1.3 offers users lightweight alternatives to the main Google Drive …

Jarte: a portable, powerful and slightly odd Notepad replacement
October 24, 2012 – 07:07 | Comments Off on Jarte: a portable, powerful and slightly odd Notepad replacement
Jarte: a portable, powerful and slightly odd Notepad replacement

As text editors go, Notepad and Wordpad are clearly just a little too basic, which is why a host of developers have made their own replacements available online. But if you’re just a regular user …

SoftMaker Office 2012 appears in beta form ahead of final release
October 12, 2011 – 12:47 | Comments Off on SoftMaker Office 2012 appears in beta form ahead of final release
SoftMaker Office 2012 appears in beta form ahead of final release

SoftMaker has released a public beta of its latest office suite, SoftMaker Office 2012. You can download and install the beta until the end of October after which a new beta will be released …

AbiWord 2.9.1 preview released, begins push to version 3.0
July 8, 2011 – 12:35 | Comments Off on AbiWord 2.9.1 preview released, begins push to version 3.0
AbiWord 2.9.1 preview released, begins push to version 3.0

AbiSource  has announced the release of a developmental version of its popular and free cross-platform word processing application, AbiWord. Version 2.9.1 represents the first glimpse of AbiWord’s journey towards a major new stable release, which is set …

LibreOffice 3.4.1 released, squashes bugs and takes major step towards primetime
July 1, 2011 – 08:35 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 3.4.1 released, squashes bugs and takes major step towards primetime
LibreOffice 3.4.1 released, squashes bugs and takes major step towards primetime

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 3.4.1, a landmark update for its open-source, multi-platform office application. With its release, LibreOffice 3.4.1 is now the recommended build for all users except large enterprises, thanks to the …

LibreOffice 3.4.0 released, offers new features, bug fixes and performance improvements
June 3, 2011 – 10:16 | One Comment
LibreOffice 3.4.0 released, offers new features, bug fixes and performance improvements

The Document Foundation has announced the release of LibreOffice 3.4.0, the second major update of the cross-platform, open-source office application since it was launched as a spin-off from OpenOffice back in September 2010.
LibreOffice 3.4.0 includes …

Tip: yWriter, the essential tool for any wannabe novelist
March 13, 2011 – 12:36 | Comments Off on Tip: yWriter, the essential tool for any wannabe novelist
Tip: yWriter, the essential tool for any wannabe novelist

Everyone thinks they have a great novel inside them, but taking it from the deep recesses of your brain to a final, published state is a difficult journey. Your computer might seem the obvious tool …