Microsoft Office is expensive and currently costs around $120. Unfortunately, an office suite is essential application for any computer. Thankfully, there is a free alternative to Microsoft Office. OpenOffice is a great office suite that will meet most people's needs. It features a Word Processer, Presentation and Spreadsheet. Also, it is compatible with many formats of Microsoft Office so you can still use and open your older documents. Why waste your hard earn money when you can download a very good OpenOffice suite for free? It is completely legal to download and the adoption of OpenOffice is on the rise. Currently OpenOffice is available in over 80 languages. You can download additional extensions to give open office more functionality. The office suite is open source and licensed under GNU Lesser General Public License. Check out their website and download OpenOffice, you will be impressed at how good it is.