Evaluation Shortlist

By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2005-09-27 Print this article Print

Evaluation Shortlist KDE Projects KOffice 1.4.1 For users of Linux and other KDE-supported platforms, KOffice offers broad functionality and excellent desktop integration (www.koffice.org) Microsoft Office 2003 and earlier The file formats exclusive to Microsofts market-leading Office suite are a de facto standard, giving Office a definite edge (www.microsoft.com)
OpenOffice.org Projects OpenOffice.org 2.0 The wholly open-source sibling of StarOffice typically offers tighter integration with Linux distributions (www.openoffice.org)

As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. JasonÔÇÖs coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at jbrooks@eweek.com.

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