Ask the Readers: What Office Software are You Using on Your Computer?

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By Akemi Iwaya on June 30th, 2010

If you have a computer then it is very likely that you use some kind of word processing or office software on a daily basis. What we want to know this week is what office software do you use?

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Your needs have a large effect on the type of office software that you use on your computer. Do you only create the occasional word document or a multitude of different document types each day? Whether you are at home or work there will be word processing or office suite software of some kind installed. It could be something as simple as AbiWord and WordPad or be full featured like Microsoft Office and OpenOffice.org.

Your budget can also have a large impact on the software that you use. Some people are willing to purchase shareware regardless in order to have all the “extra features” while others feel that open source software fits their needs and budget nicely. In the end it is a matter of personal choice.

What office software do you use? Do you use the same or different software for home and work? Let us know in the comments!

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 06/30/10
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