Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    meek_rm
    Guest
    Word processing/spreadsheeting software recommendations?
    As a expatriate of the PC world, I'm trying to figure out which Mac software is best for standard word processing and spreadsheeting.

    I've read the pros and cons of commercial software like Microsoft Office for Mac (ive read for example that MacOffice Excel can be notoriously slow) as well as free, open source software such as Open Office (OoO seems to have a lot of bugs), Neo OfficeJ and inexpensive software such as ThinkFree Office (seems just "okay").

    Apple's own iWork program seems to have a lot of mixed reactions amongst users as well.

    This is getting to be quite confusing. Like everyone else, I'd like a software that is first and foremost stable with cross platform (with industry standard MS Office for PC) compatibility.

    Any comments? Suggestions?

    Thanks.

  2. #2
    Word processing/spreadsheeting software recommendations?
    PowerBookG4's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 08, 2005
    Location
    New Jersey
    Posts
    6,188
    Specs:
    Mac Pro 8x3.0ghz 12gb ram 8800GT , MBP 2.16 2GB Ram 17 inch.
    If you want gaurenteed compatibility with pcs then microsoft office for mac is the best way to do it. If you want a smooth running piece of software that will allow you to do all you want, then iWork is the best way to do it, and you can save files from iWork to be used on a pc.
    My Website
    Blog
    I love my hosting company!
    I was on the M-F honor roll for Febuary:2006

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Audio processing software recommendations?
    By wk5h in forum Music, Audio, and Podcasting
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 12-15-2011, 08:23 PM
  2. Free Word Processing Software
    By martkt10 in forum OS X - Apps and Games
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-22-2009, 03:14 PM
  3. Word processing software
    By marybethmc in forum OS X - Apps and Games
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 12-01-2008, 08:12 PM
  4. Word Processing
    By Nagger Pumper in forum OS X - Apps and Games
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 01-30-2008, 12:20 AM
  5. Word processing
    By catchawave in forum OS X - Apps and Games
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 07-27-2005, 06:43 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •