Originally Posted by Drolfrawd
I think you all should take a look at Libre Office either with Ubuntu, Kubuntu, or LInux Mint.
I hope this is the future, Would only take a handful of major developers to start porting to Linux and the trickle would turn into an avalanche.
In my experience with open source counterparts, there is no substitute for Microsoft Office. Other apps typically mess up the file format, have slower features, or not as many.