Battle: Office vs Libre Office

As we all know Microsoft Office is widely used from last so many years but in today’s world there are so many alternatives of MS-Office. In this post i am going to describe you which is better for you.

So without wasting time let’s start…

Microsoft Office

It is a Paid Product of Microsoft and have lots of feature. It’s a package which includes-

  • Word
  • Excel.
  • Access.
  • PowerPoint.
  • Outlook.
  • One Note.
  • Project.
  • Publisher.
  • Skype for Business
  • Etc.

Microsoft Word

Most popular word processor made by Microsoft on October 25, 1983. very neat and clean structure of software. Anyone can understands it quickly that’s why Ms-word is the king of word processing software from last many years. It is used for Making word documents like Office Application, Letter’s, any kind of notice, even anyone can also write a whole book in it. Fully loaded with so many features – you can work with Images, Tables, Backgrounds, Labels and envelope etc.

Microsoft Word


It is a spreadsheet program by Microsoft. You can use it for doing any kind of calculations, making pivot tables, Charts, making mark sheets, you can also use graphs and many more.

Microsoft Excel

Power Point

It’s a power full tool for making presentation for office use and also in college’s and school’s. very easy to use and loaded full of features like- Animations, Charts, themes ,Diagrams, Info-graphics, Smart arts etc.

Microsoft Powerpoint


Access is used for making databases and managing databases. Many software uses databases like you can also uses databases with Excel and Word. Access is an information management tool that helps you store information for reference, reporting, and analysis. Microsoft Access helps you analyze huge amounts of data , and manage related data more efficiently than Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheet applications.

Microsoft Access


Outlook is an desktop email client to communicate over internet.It helps you in managing your emails, appointments, contacts, and tasks, calendar appointment, as well as making reminders and tracking activities. you can check your some previous mails without internet as well as.

Microsoft Outlook

One Note

It is a note making application like we used many others in our Phone and computer. You can make notes and share any with anyone whom you want. You can also work in offline mode in it. It requires internet but not all the time. you can make sketches, diagrams as well as hand written note.

Microsoft One Note


One of the bet Project management helps you in – Visualize your project plan in standard defined formats, Schedule tasks and resources consistently and effectively, Track information about the work, duration, and resource requirements for your project and also Generating reports to share in progress meetings.

Microsoft Project


Microsoft Publisher similar work like MS-Word that allows you to create professional documents such as newsletters, postcards, flyers, invitations, brochures, and more using built-in templates

Microsoft Publisher


If you want to do business Video meetings, Video chats with your friends than it’s a good option to use Skype. It comes with Desktop mobile version also and it is also an instant messaging software

Microsoft Skype

Libre Office

You can’t believe that it is an open source means completely free and have lot’s of feature and give a though competition to other Word Processing software. LibreOffice is loved by so many peoples for its excellent compatibility with Microsoft Office formats including the newer DOCX, PPT, XLS, XLSX, PPTX and many more.

It has six application in it include –

  • Writer Document
  • Calc Spreadsheet
  • Impress Presentation
  • Draw Drawing
  • Math Formula
  • Base Database

so start with one by one –

Writer Document

Writer has all the features you would like from a contemporary , full-featured data processing and publication tool. It’s simple enough for a fast memo, but powerful enough to make complete books with contents, diagrams, indexes, and more. You’re liberal to consider your message, while Writer makes it look great.

Calc Spreadsheet

Free spreadsheet software and have all major tools to make a decent spreadsheet. you can do anything just like in MS-Excel. Make graphs, Charts, Calculations, Implementing Formulas and many other things.

Impress Presentation

Now just make presentation without spending money means Impress by Libre office is a free tool to make powerful presentations. Use Info-Graphics, Chart, Smart Arts, Custom themes etx.

Draw Drawing

Excellent package for producing Drawing , Posters, Flyers, brochures etc. Ultimate tool for designing and it is very light weight application means you don’t need to buy any higher graphics computer.

Math Formula

Perfect for making document which have math Formulas in it. If you want test papers, books, templates which include math Equations and formula than it is for you. such a good choice.

Base Database

Best Ms-Access alternative which has all major tools to creating databases, maintaining databases, data analyses and reporting.


So guys, it’s all clear one side you have lots of feature, lots of tools in package of MS-Office Suites and the other hand you have Libre Office gently made for doing stuff like that.

I always prefer to use Ms-Office Suites but if you are a Student and any individual who don’t want to spend money than you should try LibreOffice. After all it’s a good choice.

By Vishal Dhiman

Content crafter, Digital Marketer and also an Ethical Hacker. Love to write technical stuff and sharing knowledge.

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