Try Calligra 2.4 for a New Microsoft Office Alternative
Microsoft Office may be the dominant productivity suite in much of the computing world, but it's not for a lack of alternatives.
Two free and open source contenders have already achieved particularly widespread acclaim for their strength and usability--LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org--but this week saw the launch of a third.
Announced on Wednesday, Calligra Suite 2.4 is the first official version of an integrated suite of applications designed to cover a broad range of office, creative, and management needs. Here are a few details about what its creators are promising: