Ashampoo Office free is a sleek and powerful alternative to established office suites such as Microsoft Office and OpenOffice. The range of functions is equally suitable for professional and private use as well as for use in universities and schools. Due to the high compatibility with Microsoft Office and the classic division into word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation tool as well as identical function names, you can easily cope with Ashampoo Office as a changeover from other office programs. Practical: The suite is designed so that it can also be installed on a USB stick. So you always have your office with you. Download the program from the official site.
Write and Shape Texts with Ashampoo Office Free
The central part of the office package Ashampoo Office free is the text processing TextMaker. Whether you want to write a letter or a term paper for the university, to make flyers or business cards – thanks to the extensive options for text design, the TextMaker is up to any project size. For example, you can insert drawings, graphic text elements, frames or images, work with headers and footers, index directories or footnotes, use bookmarks and text blocks, and use document-wide stylesheets. Features such as search and replace are just as much a part of the offer as the possibility to perform calculations within texts, to create form letters or to generate tables and to layout them visually appealing.
Read and Write Formats from Microsoft Office
The TextMaker of Ashampoo Office free is compatible with the most important text formats, reads and writes about all Microsoft Word formats from Word 2013 (DOCX) to Word 97 (DOC) including the associated document templates. For example, text formatting from DOCX files is displayed correctly in TextMaker. Even documents in OpenDocument format (ODT), TextMaker (TMD), Rich Text or HTML and TXT are no problem for the text program. You can also save documents as PDF on request. The same applies to the calculation module PlanMaker and the presentation software “Presentations”: The import and export of documents of Microsoft’s Excel and PowerPoint equivalents (XLS and XLSX or PPT and PPTX) are easily possible.
Use Excel Formulas and 3D Charts
For calculations Ashampoo Office free provides the PlanMaker. With the Excel alternative, you can manage any data in spreadsheets and spreadsheets and expect more than 330 formulas known from the Microsoft Spreadsheet. Extensive formatting options along with individual style sheets help you to organize information in a meaningful and clear way. Also positive is an exact adoption of custom number formats for imported Excel sheets. Your spreadsheets can also be fitted with graphics objects ranging from simple lines to “AutoShapes” such as rectangles, stars, banners, or flowchart symbols. In addition to features such as the distribution of text in columns, the “AutoFilter” or a target value search, the PlanMaker has a powerful diagram module. With just a few clicks, you can convert marked numbers into meaningful 2D and 3D charts. You can choose between columns, bars, lines or areas, circle or ring display, course and box plot diagrams.
Effectively Present with Videos, Sounds, and Animations
The third program in the bundle of Ashampoo Office free is “Presentations”, which is similar to PowerPoint and with which you create professional multimedia screen presentations. Use effective transitions between slides, revert to text animations, use images, movies (including WMV, AVI, and MPEG) and sound files or background music (MP3, MIDI, and WAV), and place interactive buttons. For example, you can easily insert “PlanMaker” tables or “TextMaker” texts into slides, use the Formula Editor to do complex calculations, or use graphical objects. Lively design templates and variable color concepts help to achieve convincing results. Important notes for your future presentation are recorded on notebooks.