Download Office Tools - Best Software & Apps

  • Camtasia Studio

    9.0.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Superb Video Creation For Home or Office

    6
    2537 votes
    • PROS: Nicely designed interface, Powerful and rich with features, Large choice of output formats, Easy to get to grips with
    • CONS: An expensive one-off payment, Some minor knowledge of editing may be useful
  • Celtx

    2.9.1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free scriptwriting alternative to Final Draft

    6
    632 votes
    • PROS: Free to use, Solid editing tools, Good for breaking down scripts
    • CONS: Online collaboration features not clear, Supported by ads
  • Foxit PhantomPDF

    8.0.1.628

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent alternative to Adobe Acrobat

    7
    146 votes
    • PROS: Includes a handy bunch of tools, Installs PDF virtual printer, Light on resources, Nicely designed interface, Good security options, Create PDFs from scratch or from Office documents
    • CONS: Doesn't really include any new, original features
  • OfficeSuite 8

    (replaces OfficeSuite Viewer) 8.6.5044

    License
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    Platform
    Android

    Outdated office suite option

    6
    12 votes
    • PROS: Coompatible with lots of file formats, Good usability, Supports cloud services like Google Drive and Dropbox
    • CONS: You cannot edit most files, You can't open Access documents, Other "minor" Office programs not supported
  • WPS Office

    (Kingsoft Office) 7.2.3

    License
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    Platform
    Android

    Create, edit and store your Office documents in the cloud

    6
    47 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with Word, Excel and PowerPoint , Many tools , Integration with Dropbox, OneDrive, Box and Drive , Convenient , Editing options,
    • CONS: Not easy to use on small screens
  • Ginger Spell and Grammar Checker

    2.7.53.0_

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Contextual grammar and spell checker

    7
    244 votes
    • PROS: Offers great English corrections, Works in Microsoft Office and browsers, Lightweight application, Nice design
    • CONS: Only includes a dictionary, Not compatible with all text applications
  • Flip4Mac

    3.3.5

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    Platform
    Mac

    Microsoft endorsed WMV player for Mac

    5
    184 votes
    • PROS: Plays WMV files in standalone Flip Player or QuickTime, Doesn't obscure playback with controls, Converts video and audio to other formats, Optimized for OS X 10.7+, Powerful tools for video editors working with WMV, Playback support in Office 2011 for Word and PowerPoint, Keynote can import Windows Media files through Flip4Mac , Supports video previews in Finder, Supports WMV in Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Mail, Official Windows Media Player
    • CONS: Does not support Snow Leopard, Does not support screencasting, Leaves a watermark in QuickTime, Advanced features only in Pro version
  • Office Home & Student 2016 for Mac

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Office for Mac gets a massive overhaul

    5
    202 votes
    • PROS: Brings Office on Mac up-to-date, Looks much more attractive, Easier to use and find functions, Collaborative and productivity focused tools, More functions in Excel and PowerPoint
    • CONS: You will need a 365 account
  • Portable OpenOffice.org

    4.1.1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    An alternative to Microsoft Office that goes where you do

    7
    118 votes
    • PROS: Portable!, Handy launcher to access all tools, Compatible with Microsoft Office 2008, Fully documented
    • CONS: Few templates included
  • Microsoft Office 2008 Update

    for Mac 12.1.4

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    A Free Microsoft Office Update For Older Operating System Users

    5
    145 votes
    • PROS: Plenty of bug fixes, Installing is not difficult, Makes changes to almost all the Microsoft Office tools,
    • CONS: Only useful for people using Microsoft Office 2008, Not vital for the security of the Microsoft Office software,
  • Ron's Editor - Ultimate CSV Editor

    2015.03.01.1525

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Edit Tabular Text Quickly With This Powerful Tool

    8
    88 votes
    • PROS: Plenty of advanced options, The Lite version is free up to the use of 1500 rows, It has an intuitive interface if you are already confident with Microsoft Office,
    • CONS: You cannot save your files with as many formats as you can with Microsoft, It is not updated as often as Microsoft products, You will have to pay for a license if you wish to use it for large projects,
  • Chrome Office Viewer

    2.8.7.25

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Open Office documents in your browser

    6
    6 votes
    • PROS: Adds useful functionality, Print, save or zoom, Open documents in the browser
    • CONS: Only available for Chrome beta, No editing
  • Easy Office Recovery

    2

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Recover deleted or damaged Office files

    7
    13 votes
    • PROS: Supports almost all versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Preview found documents, Easy to use
    • CONS: Original file name is not always found, Scan takes a while
  • Corel WordPerfect Office

    Standard X7

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Give This Set Of Office Tools A Trial Run For Free

    6
    69 votes
    • PROS: It is very similar to Microsoft Office, It is far cheaper than Microsoft Office, You are allowed a free trial before buying,
    • CONS: Doesn't have all the features that Microsoft Office has, Is not as advanced as Microsoft Office, Doesn't have as much social media integration as Microsoft Office does,