Four apps say they can replace Office. Find out which three actually can.
OpenOffice.org is the granddaddy of Office alternatives. When you dig into the interface, you find many features that are missing from other products in this comparison: features such as mail merge and style galleries for business users and bibliography, footnote, and cross-reference functions for academic and research users. There are also multimedia capabilities for Web 2.0 folks, along with HTML-editing features when you want to take your documents directly online. FULL REPORT