ThinkFree: Desktop, Mobile And Cloud Based MS Office Alternative
There are a number of free alternatives for Microsoft Office, including services which offer solutions in the form of desktop, mobile and web applications. In a previous post we provided you with a list of 5 best free alternatives for MS Office, however, there are also other handy alternatives which can be quite a suitable replacement for Microsoft’s Office suite. ThinkFree is a free Office application suite by Hancom, Inc, which has produced an Office alternative for desktop computers, mobile devices and the web. ThinkFree has applications which not only provide functionality for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, but can also be used for managing files created using these MS Office programs.
This application suite has various versions including ThinkFree Office, which is an office program for creating documents, spreadsheets and MS PowerPoint like presentations. This application suite comes with three types of programs, namely; Write, Calc, and Show. The desktop version of ThinkFree (ThinkFree Office) has editions for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux computers. Each edition of ThinkFree Office costs $49.95 and can also be downloaded on a trial basis. One of the biggest benefits of ThinkFree Office is that it supports MS Office document formats and you can manage Microsoft Office files without corrupting the file or worrying about major layout issues.
Likewise, ThinkFree Mobile allows you to view and edit documents via mobile devices. With ThinkFree Mobile you can view, edit and share your documents from a tablet PC or Android device. The Android version of ThinkFree includes a light version which is available for free, as well as a Pro version which costs $9.23.
On the contrary, if you are looking for a web based solution, then you might find ThinkFree Online (web office) to be quite useful. As the name suggest, ThinkFree Online offers office programs through a web browser, which eliminates the need for installing office applications of your PC or mobile device. The functionality of ThinkFree Online is quite similar to web applications like Google Drive or Office 365. ThinkFree Online is a free web service that provides 1 GB of online storage and makes it possible to use a variety of devices to manage your documents via the internet. To use ThinkFree Online, you can sign up for a new account or login using your Google Account.
The ThinkFree Online service is quite easy to use and your Dashboard provides self explanatory options for creating and managing spreadsheets, presentations, notes and other types of Office documents.
If you are a business professional, you can benefit from the utility of ThinkFree Server which allows connecting your business data to the cloud to enable online collaboration between co-workers. ThinkFree Server has many editions, with varying features and prices, The Standard edition provides a centralized solution for managing Office documents with cloud based features. Whereas, ThinkFree Server Enterprise edition is a more comprehensive Office management solution with online collaboration features. And if you are looking for a cloud office development solution, then ThinkFree Server Integrator might just be what you are looking for.
ThinkFree also has a Conversion Server which can be used to integrate the Conversion Server API for document conversion tasks. All the aforementioned ThinkFree Server solutions cost $14 (1 year license).
To download ThinkFree Office, Mobile, Server or to manage your documents from the cloud, head over to the ThinkFree website.
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