Libre Office Suite

Libre Office is a word processor and suite of applications such as spreadsheet and presentation software.   It is similar to Microsoft Office.  To launch the word processor, similar to Word, click this icon: 

writer
 To launch the spreadsheet application which is similar to Excel, click this icon:

calc

 To launch the presentation software which is similar to Power Point, click this icon:

impress

 

There may be some slight formatting discrepancies if you are importing or exporting documents from Microsoft Office into Libre Office. 

Another alternative is to use Google Docs.  To use Google Docs we recommend that you launch the Chrome Web browser.   You will need to already have or create a Google account for using Google Docs.