IF YOU WANT SOMETHING FREE BEYOND MICROSOFT OFFICE
While Microsoft Office is considered be best as far as text, spreadsheets, presentations, data management, etc, are concerned, there are good alternatives out there. The most popular is the Apache Open Office, an open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets,
presentations, graphics, databases and more. It works on all common computers and is available in many languages as well. All the data is stored in an international open-standard format and is capable of reading and writing files from other office software. This free software can be used by individuals, educational institutes and corporate offices. And then there is Google Docs for anyone with a Google account. This office productivity suite offers a set of performance tools and stores everything in the cloud on Google Drive. It also integrates a number of
Google services, including Gmail, GChat and Google Calendar.
New Office 2013