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Looking For Microsoft Office Alternatives?

Have you purchased a new computer? Has your Microsoft Office subscription run out? Looking to save money and avoid Microsoft Office? There are quite a few alternatives available, including Google, OnlyOffice, Polaris Office and Calligra, along with quite a few more. Today, we’re discussing these various options and why they might be a good choice for your needs. Have questions? Think you may need the help of our computer repair shop in Richfield? Contact Chipheads Computer Repair today, we’d be happy to help with any of your needs.

Google Docs, Sheets & Slides

Google Docs, Sheets and Slides are alternatives to Word, Excel and PowerPoint and do quite a great job mimicking their amazing features. These applications are available online, offline (with a plugin) along with mobile device apps. Allowing you to modify your documents from virtually anywhere. These apps also integrate with Google Drive, ensuring that anything important is automatically backed up for you.


OnlyOffice was developed by Ascensio Systems SIA and is an open-source office suite software similar to Microsoft Office. It has the ability to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations along with other tools for business management. The “Community Edition” is free and allows 20 connections at a time, allowing users to collaborate with each other and even make comments.

Polaris Office

Polaris Office was developed by Intraware and is a free office suite software with a range of features. It is available for Windows and macOS along with Android and iPhone devices. Along with the free version, a business version is available and comes with additional features and benefits. With Polaris Office, you can modify a wide range of document types, including PDFs, image and voice files. All documents are shared between devices, allowing you to edit them from anywhere.

Contact Our Richfield Computer Repair Shop Today

Need help installing the right office suite for you? Experiencing issues with your computer? Need the help of our computer repair shop in Richfield? Feel free to reach out today, we would be happy to help with any needs you may have.


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