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Windows 7: Alternative to Excel?

22 Jan 2014   #1
riffwraith

W7 64 Ult
 
 
Alternative to Excel?

Hi - can someone recommend an alternative to Excel? Hopefully a freebie, as I almost never need to do spreadsheets. Looking for something that had the ability to edit and save files - not just read.

Thanks in advance.


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22 Jan 2014   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

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22 Jan 2014   #3
SilverProtocol

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

you'll probably need this one. check this site

Code:
http://www.openoffice.org/
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22 Jan 2014   #4
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

As SilverProtocol said, there is

Apache OpenOffice - The Free and Open Productivity Suite (descended from OpenOffice.org) and Home LibreOffice (forked from OpenOffice)
Both are basically cousins
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22 Jan 2014   #5
Koda239

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-Bit SP1
 
 

Never was a huge fan of OpenOffice. Unfortunately, it is the next-best comparable product though. Nothing really is the same as Excel though.

If you had to have another program other than Excel, and you're hoping for free, I would concur, OpenOffice would be the better choice.
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22 Jan 2014   #6
Devlin1888

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

I agree, openoffice is your best bet.
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23 Jan 2014   #7
Ibrahim

Win 7 64Bit
 
 
FreeOffice PlanMaker - feature-packed and compatible

The best free spreadsheet IMO, that has a much better compatibility with Microsoft Excel than all others, is FreeOffice PlanMaker. It's included in SoftMaker FreeOffice, a fast and reliable free office suite I can strongly recommend. Download it here for Windows or Linux and try it out: freeoffice.com/en
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25 Jan 2014   #8
riffwraith

W7 64 Ult
 
 

Thanks guys

Openoffice Calc it is - works just fine for what I need.

Cheers.
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