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Office Applications

Chances are, if you work online, you will at some point encounter a pdf document. Adobe Acrobat Reader is a free application which allows you to open and review a pdf. The small file size and lack of formatting issues when viewed on any machine has meant that Adobe Portable Document Format has been the standard for document distribution worldwide for some time now. If you send or receive pdf’s on a regular basis or even occasionally, this is a handy application to have.

Google Docs is free, web-based office suite which allows real-time collaboration between users from anywhere. Google Docs is great for uncomplicated documents and worksheets, especially when multiple users need to access the document for changes. This suite includes word processing, spread sheets, form editor, vector graphics editor and slide editor.

LibreOffice is a free, open source set of document tools for word processing, spreadsheets, slideshows, diagrams, database maintenance and mathematical calculations. Documents created in any of its featured applications, Base, Calc, Draw, Impress, Math or Writer are largely compatible with other mainstream document suites such as MS Office.

Libre Office and Apache OpenOffice were originally one in the same. This means that these applications currently have a great deal in common. OpenOffice is compatible with most office document file types and is a powerful tool for the creation of written documents, spreadsheets and much more.

Slideshare is an online community for the sharing of presentations. Once registered, you can upload a presentation on nearly any topic. It’s a great way to share information and collaborate with your workforce or your colleagues. Another great use is as a marketing tool for your business. Why not put together a small exciting and engaging marketing presentation and share it.