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by Pierre-Yves Landuré last modified Oct 03, 2017 10:09

Selection of free desktop applications for Microsoft Windows.


Free and open-source alternative to Microsoft Office, composed of Writer (equivalent to Word), Calc (equivalent to Excel), Impress (equivalent to PowerPoint). This suite can read and edit files created with Microsoft Office. It has a PDF export feature.

Sumatra PDF

Light PDF reader. It is an alternative to Acrobat Reader.

PDF Creator

Creates a virtual printer to convert a document to PDF via printing.


Personal accounting software.


Collections management software (books, CDs, DVDs, etc). Has a feature to import information from specialized websites. Manages loans.