SoftMaker Office 2012 Beta
A commercial office suite for Linux and FreeBSD systems
SoftMaker Office 2012 is available for Linux, Windows, Windows Mobile, Windows CE and Android. The suite offers 100% file compatibility between all supported OSes!
To install SoftMaker Office, first switch to the directory below which you want to install it, for example:
cd ~ to install below your home directory
cd /opt to install below /opt
cd /usr/local to install below /usr/local
Note: You need administrator rights (root) to install SoftMaker Office beyond your home directory.
Then, unpack SoftMaker Office as follows:
Extract the files with: tar xzvf softmaker-office-2012-669.tgz
Finally, start TextMaker or PlanMaker by typing:
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What's New in version 2010
- Reads and writes DOCX files (Word 2007) seamlessly, even those with password protection.
- Imports XLSX files (Excel 2007) with highest fidelity, including password-protected ones.
- PlanMaker offers presentation-quality charts.
- Flexible sidebar in SoftMaker Presentations for common formatting tasks.