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ThinkFree Inc. added offline support to its online application suite Tuesday and launched it as a US$7-a-month alternative to Microsoft Office.

Touting ThinkFree Premium: Beta Edition as "the most Microsoft-compatible online/offline hybrid office suite," the Boston-based company said offline access to documents gives users the best of both worlds.

"The ability to access productivity tools from anywhere is key to being efficient and effective," said TJ Kang, ThinkFree's CEO, in a statement.

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