Which is a better idea? Getting a pirated version of Microsoft Office 2010, or OpenOffice for free?
I'm taking a Computer Science class in college right now, so that's why I need to download one or the either. The prof mentioned we need MO 10, but wouldn't OpenOffice do the same job? Or is it organized differently (the layout) than MO? I've actually already got the pirated version of MO 10, but I was wondering which is the better idea here. (Another reason against the pirated MO is that I'd need to stop it from updating, because it could blow my cover) Thanks.
Asked By: NeverMind888 - 9/24/2012
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You should not use OpenOffice at all. If you were to use a free office suite you should use LibreOffice instead, which is the current edition of what used to be OpenOffice... More
Answered By: jimgmacmvp - 9/28/2012
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With LibreOffice (or OO) you can open all those Microsoft files. You can even open PDFs with the PDF import extension. And save back to word, powerpoint, excel. It opens up older versions of Word files better than word does. And it works on Linux... More
Answered By: Jim - 9/24/2012
Answered By: Mr - 9/24/2012
Using the pirated version can get you into a lot of trouble. Ask the professor if you can use OpenOffice or LibreOffice instead of Microsoft Office.
Answered By: Tony RB - 9/24/2012
For a CS class, Libre Office or Open Office should work just fine. However, talk to the folks at the Helpdesk or school bookstore or computer store, if there is one. Microsoft offers their software to most students at a huge discount. If your school qualifies then you may be able to take advantage.
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