by Haansoft ThinkFree Co. Ltd., a subsidiary company of Haansoft Corporation
, is an office suite
written in Java
that runs on Windows
, and Macintosh
platforms. ThinkFree Office includes a word processor
(Write), a spreadsheet
(Calc) and a presentation program (Show). ThinkFree Office reads and writes to Microsoft Office file formats (.doc, .xls, and .ppt). ThinkFree Office has a look and feel similar to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, providing a degree of familiarity to new users. ThinkFree Online is a web-based version of the office suite.
ThinkFree Online is an online edition that runs Write, Calc and Show in a browser using a mix of Java applet
technologies. It is free to use around the world with the exception of Australia and New Zealand (see references), where you must be a paid member of BigPond to use the service. Each user is allotted 1 GB of online storage space for saving documents. ThinkFree Online lets users collaborate on documents with others, publish to a blog or the web. ThinkFree Online also keeps a version history per document of the changes that are made. The Java applet version, or Power Edit mode, exists for all three applications, and appears to be an applet port of the original desktop versions written in Java. Ajax
-based Quick Edit mode (offered for Write and Show only) can run without the need of starting up an applet. Also, ThinkFree Online is support sync manager utility for seamless connect among the desktop and web and mobile workspace.
ThinkFree Docs is an online community of publishers who share a variety of documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. It is intended to work in conjunction with ThinkFree.
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