Microsoft office Vs. Open office


Recently I got a chance to compare Microsoft office and open office,

Here is the first factor I am putting. “PRICE”

This information is collected from microsoft office website : http://tinyurl.com/y7o4w4

2007 Microsoft Office system pricing and upgrade information

2007 Office suites

2007 Office Suites Estimated Retail Price
/Upgrade Price
Qualifying Products for Upgrade
Office Basic 2007 Available only through OEMs; price not quoted Upgrade not applicable.
Office Home and Student 2007 $149.95/NA Upgrade not applicable.
Office Standard 2007 $399.95/$239.95 Microsoft Works 6.0–10; Microsoft Works suite 2000–2006 or later; any 2000–2007 Microsoft Office program or suite; any Microsoft Office XP suite except Office XP Student and Teacher.
Office Small Business 2007 $449.95/$279.95 Microsoft Works 6.0–10; Microsoft Works suite 2000–2006 or later; any 2000–2007 Microsoft Office program or suite; any Microsoft Office XP suite except Office XP Student and Teacher.
Office Professional 2007 $499.95/$329.95 Microsoft Works 6.0–10; Microsoft Works suite 2000–2006 or later; any 2000–2007 Microsoft Office program or suite; any Microsoft Office XP suite except Office XP Student and Teacher.
Office Ultimate 2007 $679.95/$539.95 Microsoft Works 6.0–10; Microsoft Works suite 2000–2006 or later; any 2000–2007 Microsoft Office program or suite; any Microsoft Office XP suite except Office XP Student and Teacher.
Office Professional Plus 2007 Available only through volume licensing; price not quoted Upgrade not applicable.
Office Enterprise 2007 Available only through volume licensing; price not quoted Upgrade not applicable.

Open Office 3

Absolutely free with all the features MS office brings.

50 million downloads!


Open Office have recorded over 50 million downloads from their download site since it is released OpenOffice.org 3.0 last October. Find out why!

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