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10 Things You Might Not Know about Lotus Symphony:
1) Symphony office productivity software contains a word processor, spreadsheet and presentations program
2) Symphony is free on the Internet here
3) More than 10 million copies of Symphony have been downloaded since September 2007.
IBMprovides free support for users through an IBM-moderated Web forum.
5) Symphony is built by
IBMon open source software-OpenOffice.org and Eclipse
6) Symphony is available on the Mac OS, Linux and Windows.
7) Symphony lets users open, read and import Microsoft Office 2007 files as well as a whole host of other formats
8) Symphony gets rave reviews
CRNnamed Symphony 2008 Product of the Year for Desktop Applications.
- ReadWriteWeb posted this review in June 2009
9) Symphony has advanced functions
- Drag -and-drop installation of widgets
- Exportation of files to PDF or JPEG
- Animations in PowerPoint presentations
- Data Pilot (or Pivot) Table improvements
10) The savings over Microsoft Office is considerable
Symphony could save a company with 20,000 employees $8 million in software license fees or potentially more than $4 million in software renewal fees.
Now’s the time to start thinking about the impact this change could make. What new innovative projects could your company invest in if it didn’t have to pay expensive desktop software licenses and hardware upgrades?