Has anyone tested ONLYOFFICE?
I spent some time on this today and put together some thoughts:Short version
: The comparison to Google Docs is probably the best. It's accessible and easy, but feels limited after spending some time on it. If you do a lot of similar things frequently with minor edits, it's probably great.By section
- Word Processor - The nested bullets and numbering (outline) is nice but not quite as good as LO. It handles images really well, but desperately needs a "web" style view where elements aren't limited to whatever page size you have.
- Presentation - I definitely prefer the presentation program over LO, even though it's lacking some of the flowchart functionality. I'm always hungry for PowerPoint alternatives.
- Spreadsheet - looks really great but I the functionality doesn't appear to come close to MS or LO.
File format support is extremely unclear -- when you open a file dialog it just has a wildcard (*.*) so you get to click on something to see whether or not it opens.
Embrace of Microsoft Office documents (it saves to MS formats by default). There is no doubt in my mind that the program cannot and will not work well with DOCX, XLSX, and PPTX files created by Office 2013. Everytime someone gets those standards down, Microsoft adds a bunch more crap with their latest version that suddenly won't work with even earlier versions of MS Office.
Is this a kind of slimmed down ribbon?
It's a different take. Everything is shoved inside of individual icons so if you want to add a bunch of elements to your presentation (for example) it takes a few clicks to get to something. Plus the icons aren't terribly obvious so you have to hover over them slowly to try and figure out what everything does. It's a bit tedious.