FreOffice: what about security ?

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by blacknight, Aug 18, 2015.

  1. blacknight

    blacknight Registered Member

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    I'm looking for an alternative to MS Office. I don't like Libre Office, and Kingsoft office seems to call to home and similar... I'm trying Free Office for my not professional use at home: what about his security, updates etc ?
     
  2. J_L

    J_L Registered Member

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    I believe SoftMaker FreeOffice is basically an older version of the commercial product. Not sure about security updates, but it will be a bit outdated in terms of features.

    Why not LibreOffice? I believe the later versions have much better compatibility with MS Office.
     
  3. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    @ blacknight

    Use your FW to block call homes on any/all software you want. If you havn't got a FW, get one ;)
     
  4. blacknight

    blacknight Registered Member

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    CloneRanger, sure I have both hardware and software fw, and I use them. I wanted info mainly about updates. But you anticipated new question that I was going to do, about WPS and not Freeoffice: reading here: http://wps.com/privacy-policy/, I wonder if a fw it's enough to block all kind of communications that WPS search to achieve.
     
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