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Load and Help 2013 ends with an even better result than in 2012

SoftMaker’s charity campaign Load and Help 2013 ends with an even better result than in 2012: 56,119 people have downloaded SoftMaker FreeOffice and the Elegant Holiday Fonts and are now happy users of a powerful office suite and/or beautiful fonts. At the same time, all participants have done good: As SoftMaker pledged 10 Euro cents for every [...]

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Competition watch

Isn’t it cute? Here you can see a CD-ROM and the tiny retail box of new Microsoft Office 2013. So, is this the installation disk? Hmm, wait. It seems the CD-ROM doesn’t even fit in the box. To solve this riddle: If you buy Microsoft Office 2013, they are not including an installation disk at [...]

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Load and Help 2012 ends with a great result

Load and Help 2012, SoftMaker’s charity campaign, ends with a great result: 44955 people have downloaded SoftMaker FreeOffice and are now happy users of a powerful and free office suite for Windows and Linux. At the same time, all participants have done good: As SoftMaker pledged 10 Euro cents for every download, the campaign brought [...]

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Save or donate – it’s up to you! Until Christmas Eve, everything is 30% off.

Will you help us to reach a new donation record? We want to collect even more money for important charity projects. That’s why we now offer all SoftMaker products with a 30% discount until December 24! How much of your discount will be donated, is entirely up to you: You can donate the full discount. [...]

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SoftMaker Office Mobile wins more laurels

We are happy to get mentions in the media – especially when journalists review competing products and declare ours the winner. This happened twice in the last few days, with two renowned German web sites crowning SoftMaker Office Mobile the best mobile office suite. Read for yourself:   1. Review of office suites at www.teltarif.de [...]

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News about SoftMaker Office for Android

We haven’t talked about SoftMaker Office for Android in this blog for quite a bit of time.  It’s high time to bring you up-to-date again! We have been busy working on SoftMaker Office in the last few months. Thanks to the participation of many volunteers in our internal beta test, we were able to quash [...]

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Many small improvements in SoftMaker Office 2012

It’s not only the big things that make a new version easier to use. Many small things taken together can bring a significant step forward in ease of use, too. And SoftMaker Office 2012 adds many small improvements. So, let the parade begin… All applications in SoftMaker Office: Hide fonts: Most Windows PCs have literally [...]

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[German:] Neuer deutschsprachiger SoftMaker-Blog

Ab sofort gibt es einen separaten deutschsprachigen Blog von SoftMaker. In diesem finden Sie alle bisher in den englischsprachigen Blog eingestreuten deutschen Beiträge. Bitte benutzen Sie ab sofort die neue Adresse http://www.softmaker.de/blog.

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What’s new in PlanMaker 2012?

SoftMaker Office 2012 will be released this year. Right now, we are preparing the public beta test which will soon be announced. To whet your appetite, we will be talking about the new features and improvements in SoftMaker Office 2012 in the coming weeks here at the SoftMaker Blog. Be sure to come back regularly [...]

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Investigating how well the competition handles DOCX files

You may like it or not, but there’s no denying: The file formats DOCX, XLSX, and PPTX that have been introduced by Microsoft with MS Office 2007 are on the rise. Microsoft’s sheer market dominance is responsible for that, but also the complacency of many users who don’t spend a thought on which file formats [...]

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