Discover SoftMaker Office

Compare FreeOffice with SoftMaker Office, the commercial Office suite from SoftMaker that is compatible with Microsoft Office.

Available versions
32-bit Windows version
64-bit Windows version
 
64-bit Mac version
64-bit Linux version
License
Up to 3 computers (any combination of Windows, Mac and Linux)
Up to 5 computers (any combination of Windows, Mac and Linux) and 5 mobile devices with iOS or Android
Up to 5 computers (any combination of Windows, Mac and Linux) and 5 mobile devices with iOS or Android
Up to 5 computers (any combination of Windows, Mac and Linux)
Up to 5 computers (any combination of Windows, Mac and Linux)
User interface
Customizable ribbons
 
Document tabs as in a web browser
 
Dark UI theme
Full-screen mode
 
Language and research tools
Automatic hyphenation
Spell check via Hunspell dictionaries
Spell check via high-quality commercial dictionaries
 
Thesauri (synonym dictionaries)
 
Search hundreds of professional dictionaries worldwide
 
 
 
Zotero support for academic documents
 
 
 
German spell check and grammar check with the integrated Duden Korrektor
 
 
 
Advanced style analysis for German texts
 
 
 
 
Automatic document translation using DeepL, which retains all formatting
 
 
 
 
ChatGPT's artificial intelligence writes texts for you, summarizes them intelligently and improves your texts.
 
 
 
 
File management
Integrated file manager
 
Version management that lets you revert to previous file versions
 
Advanced backup
 
Send files by e-mail
 
Document creation and design
Photo frames
 
AutoShape templates
 
Advanced curve editing
 
SmartText
 
Smart guides
 
Live preview of formatting changes
 
Reduce file size of inserted pictures
 
 
 
Scanning of images
 

(Windows)

(Windows)

(Windows)

(Windows)
TextMaker (word processor)
Open and save DOCX and DOC files
Open and save OpenDocument, RTF and HTML files
PDF export
PDF/A export
 
EPUB export for e-books
 
 
 
Remove personal information from documents
 
 
 
Embed fonts in documents
 
Track changes made to documents
Mail merge with dBASE, CSV, XLSX, PMDX and SQLite files
 
Print envelopes and labels from the database
 
Automatic fold marks for letters
 
Integrated style manager
 
Change the page background
 
Table styles
 
Sort text and tables
 
Convert tables to text
 
Convert text to tables
 
Insert entire documents
 
Cross references
 
Picture captions
 
Bibliographies, tables of figures
 
Interactive form objects
 
Charts
 
QR codes and barcodes
 
 
 
Outliner
 
Read document aloud
 
 

(Windows)
 

(Windows)
Synchronous scrolling of two documents
 
Navigation function in the sidebar
 
Search function in the sidebar
 
Page thumbnails in the sidebar
 
PlanMaker (spreadsheet)
Open and save XLSX and XLS files
Input validation
 
Create and modify cell styles
 
Transpose data
 
Sort and filter by color
 
Distribute text to cells
 
Formula auditing ("detective")
 
Watch window for tracking changes made to the content of cells
 
Remove empty rows
 
Remove duplicate rows
 
Data consolidation
 
Scenarios
 
Interactive form objects
 
Tables in worksheets
 
Page break preview
 
Multiple real-time calculations in the status bar
 
Presentations (presentation graphics)
Open and save PPTX and PPT files
Embed fonts in presentations
 
Huge range of amazing OpenGL and Metal-based animations
Huge range of amazing OpenGL and Metal-based slide transitions
Export slide shows as video files
 

(Windows, Mac)

(Windows, Mac)

(Windows, Mac)

(Windows, Mac)
Export slide shows to HTML
 
Export portable slide shows in order to play them on any Windows PC
 
Create photo albums
 
Insert summary slides
 
Insert charts
 
Show notes below the slide
 
Presenter view
 
Other programs
BasicMaker for creating VBA-like macros
 

(Windows)

(Windows)

(Windows)

(Windows)
Equation editor for mathematical formulas
 

(Windows)

(Windows)

(Windows)

(Windows)