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Hi,

My laptop recently crashed and I have been unable to regain my MS office. I have looked at alternatives for MS office, such as; Apache's Open Office and google docs.

My main problem is, I am a student and am unable to afford MS office. My university does not provide MS office. I am looking for a software that will meet the needs of a student. So I need to be able to construct essays, presentations, spreadsheets, etc. However, the software (named above) I have tried to use isn't successful with opening all my previous, Microsoft Office, documents - as it reformats them and they don't fit the page etc.

I was wondering if anyone has any advice for me? I was looking for a software that is compatible with MS office and can be used with Turnitin.

Thanks,
Liam
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wasnt open office good enough?
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https://www.openoffice.org/ formats are exchangeable with ms formats.

I thought ms office was free for students with uni mail accounts ? Which uni ?
https://portal.office.com/start?sku=...0-7c6e01e6022e
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libreoffice?
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You could obtain it elsewhere if you catch my drift...
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(Original post by Cannoning)
You could obtain it elsewhere if you catch my drift...
Cant with 365 isnt it like a paid subscription?

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You could obtain it elsewhere if you catch my drift...
i read somewhere that you can download stuff called "Microsoft Office Activators" from torrent sites which makes office think you have bought a license but it's kinda illegal


(Original post by Killa Kam)
Cant with 365 isnt it like a paid subscription?
you can still purchase Microsoft Office 2013
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scriberg just thought I'd let you know, discussion of those topics isn't allowed on TSR. Basically put if it is illegal in the UK it isn't allowed to be discussed on TSR.

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Use google drive, one drive. They're free with email accounts, and eocuments can be downloaded for turnitin submissions.
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outlook has a limited microsoft office online for free
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what ever you do DO NOT:
Get utorrent
go the tehpirerbay
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install it
run it for free 4 life.

Srsly dont so it
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(Original post by liampspencer)
Hi,

My laptop recently crashed and I have been unable to regain my MS office. I have looked at alternatives for MS office, such as; Apache's Open Office and google docs.

My main problem is, I am a student and am unable to afford MS office. My university does not provide MS office. I am looking for a software that will meet the needs of a student. So I need to be able to construct essays, presentations, spreadsheets, etc. However, the software (named above) I have tried to use isn't successful with opening all my previous, Microsoft Office, documents - as it reformats them and they don't fit the page etc.

I was wondering if anyone has any advice for me? I was looking for a software that is compatible with MS office and can be used with Turnitin.

Thanks,
Liam
If you have an email ending in ".ac.uk" there's a website called dreamspark where you can get Microsoft software for free - not sure if office is on there but it's worth a shot.
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Using an old version like 2011, not Office 365, do that thing we can't talk about.
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