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Microsoft Office is the most essential tool in this modern era to do office work. It is not just because of lobbying, but Microsoft Office also provides all the necessary tools to handle almost all types of documentation. Other office apps trying hard to reach that bar but always one step behind. The best alternative for Microsoft Office are open source office suites like OpenOffice and LibreOffice. Well, there are clones of both open source offices. One of them is Ultra Office which is being sold on Microsoft store for $199.99. Right now, Ultra Office is free and you can download it from Microsoft store.

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Ultra Office is the best office & PDF software to be a perfect alternative to Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Adobe PDF. Not only can it support Microsoft Office file formats like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint but also OpenOffice document files. Plus, it also offers a PDF editor, a vector graphics and flowcharts drawing program, a databases editor, and a Math formula editing application.

Text Documents

In addition to OpenDocument formats (.odt, .ott, .oth, .odm, .sxw, .stw, and .sxg ), Word Editor can open, edit and save the following text document formats:
• Microsoft Word 2007 – 2019 (.docx)
• Microsoft Word 6.0/95/97/2000/XP (.doc and .dot)
• Microsoft Word 2003 XML (.xml)
• Microsoft Word 2007 XML (.docx, .docm, .dotx, .dotm)
• Microsoft WinWord 5 (.doc)
• WordPerfect Document (.wpd)
• WPS 2000/Office 1.0 (.wps)
• .rtf, .txt, and .csv
• StarWriter formats (.sdw, .sgl, .vor)
• DocBook (.xml)
• Unified Office Format text (.uot, .uof)
• Ichitaro 8/9/10/11 (.jtd and .jtt)
• Hangul WP 97 (.hwp)
• T602 Document (.602, .txt)
• AportisDoc (Palm) (.pdb)
• Pocket Word (.psw)
When opening .htm or .html files (used for web pages), Ultra Office customizes Writer for working with these files.

Spreadsheets

In addition to OpenDocument formats (.ods, .ots, .sxc and .stc), Excel Editor can open, edit and save the following spreadsheet formats:
• Microsoft Excel 2007 – 2019 (.xlsx)
• Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP (.xls, .xlw, and .xlt)
• Microsoft Excel 4.x–5.0/95 (.xls, .xlw, and .xlt)
• Microsoft Excel 2003 XML (.xml)
• Microsoft Excel 2007 XML (.xlsx, .xlsm, .xltx, .xltm)
• Microsoft Excel 2007 binary (.xlsb)
• Lotus 1-2-3 (.wk1, .wks, and .123)
• Data Interchange Format (.dif)
• Rich Text Format (.rtf)
• Text CSV (.csv and .txt)
• StarCalc formats (.sdc and .vor)
• dBASE (.dbf)
• SYLK (.slk)
• Unified Office Format spreadsheet (.uos, .uof)
• .htm and .html files, including Web page queries
• Pocket Excel (pxl)
• Quattro Pro 6.0 (.wb2)

Presentations

In addition to OpenDocument formats (.odp, .odg, .otp,.sxi, and .sti), PowerPoint Editor can open, edit and save the following presentation formats:
• Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 – 2019 (.pptx)
• Microsoft PowerPoint 97/2000/XP (.ppt, .pps, and .pot)
• Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx, .pptm, .potx, .potm)
• StarDraw and StarImpress (.sda, .sdd, .sdp, and .vor)
• Unified Office Format presentation (.uop, .uof)
• CGM – Computer Graphics Metafile (.cgm)

PDF

• Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Graphic files

In addition to OpenDocument formats (.odg, .otg, .sxd,.std,.sxd, .std), Draw can open, edit and save the following graphic formats:
BMP JPEG, JPG PCX PSD SGV WMF
DXF MET PGM RAS SVM XBM
EMF PBM PLT SDA TGA XPM
EPS PCD PNG SDD TIF, TIFF
GIF PCT PPM SGF VOR

Formula files

In addition to OpenDocument Formula (.odf) files, Math can open, edit and save the format (.sxm), StarMath, (.smf), and MathML (.mml) files.
When opening a Word document that contains an embedded equation editor object, if the option for it is checked in Tools > Options > Load/Save > Microsoft Office, the object will be automatically converted to an Ultra Office Math object.

Saving drawings

Draw can only edit and save in the OpenDocument Drawing formats (.odg and .otg), the OpenOffice.org 1.x formats (.sxd and .std) and StarDraw format (.sda, .sdd, and .vor).
However, Draw can also export to BMP, EMF, EPS, GIF, JPEG, MET, PBM, PCT, PGM, PNG, PPM, RAS, SVG, SVM, TIFF, WMF, and XPM.

You can download Ultra Office for free from the following link which will take you to Microsoft store (US).


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