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Score 7.9 out of 100
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Score 8.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Apache OpenOffice

OpenOffice is the best for smaller offices, or offices that need flexibility and the ability to work with multiple file types. It's amazing when you're starting out and you can work without worrying about licensing, fees, or restrictive trial programs. It just works, and it works for free - which is pretty much the best case.
Nathan Bowman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Office 2016 (discontinued)

The most well suited applications for our users regarding Microsoft Office 2016 is for more clerical and administrative work. Examples being documentations, reporting, and general office usage. There are several forms that companies and vendors use that require Microsoft Office applications. Our more hands-on employees don't use these applications for their required duties for their job
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Apache OpenOffice

  • OpenOffice is ideal to have as an application on your PC versus utilizing an online word archive application like Google Docs.
  • OpenOffice can deal with an assortment of document types like [.doc, .rtf, .xml] , making it a fundamental apparatus for the individuals who don't approach Microsoft Word.
  • OpenOffice is a more profound programming than Word and is more open. I know, openness for a record composing programming, I know. In any case, OpenOffice takes into account rapidly evolving edges, typeface, size, and so forth, and I think shows improvement over Word, and in a simpler arrangement.
  • OpenOffice can deal with bookkeeping pages, essential information bases, introductions, and fundamental drawings. It handles the entirety of the typical Microsoft Office instruments inside one application.
Aurangzaib Adil | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Office 2016 (discontinued)

  • Data manipulation. Excel takes the raw data we receive and allows us to digest it in ways that are useful to our business processes.
  • Communication. Outlook serves as our primary means of communication and setting up appointments.
  • Documentation. Word is the default standard when it comes to using a word processor and we are no different in this regard. Nearly every user has to use the application on a regular basis in order to accomplish their work.
Scott Herring | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Apache OpenOffice

  • There seem to be issues using this app in Windows 10. It worked fine when we used it on Windows 7, but after we upgraded the network with NEW Win 10 computers, it takes a very long time to process commands.
  • It will not allow any upgrades.
Riva Schwartz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Office 2016 (discontinued)

  • Office 2016 professional edition can be priced for a single user license, it would be nice to see a drop in the pricing.
  • Office 2016 home edition is a better price but does not include outlook 2016, so it is not a good fit for the workplace environments.
  • Office 2016 can run slowly on older systems, so you need to make sure you have a machine that is 4 years old or less for it to run smoothly.
Andrew Shannon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Apache OpenOffice

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Microsoft Office 2016 (discontinued)

Microsoft Office 2016 (discontinued) 9.0
Based on 2 answers
We believe that office 2016 offers the best value when it comes to features included out of the box. The software is used in its entirety by our organization and is easily supported by our staff of IT technicians. Users find this software to be easy to learn and easy to use with minimal learning curve.
Lochan Kalicharan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Apache OpenOffice

Apache OpenOffice 9.0
Based on 2 answers
It is so easy to use and produces quality work comparable to its paid competitor, Microsoft Office. I highly recommend this free software to any who need to make the switch to powerful and free Office software.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Office 2016 (discontinued)

Microsoft Office 2016 (discontinued) 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Its a solid program that has withstood the test of time and it continues to be the industry standard.
Jerome Pierce | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Apache OpenOffice

Apache OpenOffice 1.0
Based on 2 answers
Is there really support? There is a user forum but I do not see much developer input. Support options are limited. The most recent (Sept 2019) version of the product seems to have issues operating under Windows 10, yet there are few recent comments in the community forum, most comments are regarding older versions.
Riva Schwartz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Office 2016 (discontinued)

Microsoft Office 2016 (discontinued) 7.8
Based on 90 answers
I am an MS feedback hub participant and they certainly don't pay enough attention to several bugs several people raise it in the portal.For the enterprise, it seems to me based on my prior experience that yes, they have a dedicated team to support operations.For mid to small companies or single users, it has been a struggle. So, you are pretty much with MS Blogs and others.
Ricardo G Lopes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Apache OpenOffice

Apache OpenOffice is less intense on our computer systems and saves us a ton of financial resources. Since our document creation and editing needs are typical of a small business and not very complex, Apache OpenOffice is sufficient for us. We think that almost any smaller to medium sized business would feel the same way if they don't have a need to make or edit complex documents.
.Kim Murphy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Office 2016 (discontinued)

There are free alternatives to MS Office 2016. The problem is most of the people are hire are rather familiar and use Office. That means most of the time it's the way to work on files. I used Libre when working on MacOS, and compatibility for simple files was okay. But even though the same Excel or Word files could be open with LibreOffice and OpenOffice, if you use advanced formatting and macros you need to work on the same software because it may not work the same. There won't be issues with compatibility and formatting inside the files if you use MS Office on different platforms and the same files.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Apache OpenOffice

  • Moving to OpenOffice will save the company the cost of 500+ of Microsoft Office licenses in our company.
  • Because it is cross-platform, we could also save 500+ of Microsoft Windows licenses if we move everyone to Linux.
  • On the negative side, the lack of online collaboration and browser support may be an issue when you use clouds like Box, Workboard etc.
Cristian Bodnarasec | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Office 2016 (discontinued)

  • We are able to produce highly usable reports for our Executive team and investors allowing them to easily view our expenses and revenue.
  • We are able to create beautiful, clear and easily understandable presentations for a varied audience allowing the company to showcase presentations that are memorable and entertaining.
  • We are able to easily identify and eliminate SPAM and junk email, greatly reducing the probability of malicious attacks and harmful intent.
Pamela Dalton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Apache OpenOffice

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Microsoft Office 2016 (discontinued)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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