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softmaker office 2008 linux

Until December 31, SoftMaker is giving away full versions of SoftMaker Office 2008 for Linux and Windows, permanently usable and entitled to future upgrades. For every download, SoftMaker donates EUR 0.10 to charity. The normal SoftMaker Office 2008 price is $80 for the Windows or Linux version and $100 for both.

You will probably think "I have MS Office or OpenOffice.org, why would I need SoftMaker Office?" but if you are looking for speed, you should really try SoftMaker Office. It starts in about a second on my PC and I can't wait to try it on my work computer which is very old and OpenOffice takes forever to start.

Also, SoftMaker Office 2008 reads and writes all your MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files seamlessly. The same for OpenOffice formats.


SoftMaker Office for Linux comes in .deb, .rpm and .tgz archive with install script. There are no 64bit files, but you can either force the .deb (dpkg -i --force-all) or .rpm installation or simply use the install script which should work on 64bit too.

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