12 must-have cross-platform applications

OpenOffice Suite

OpenOffice is one of the pillars of the open source community and is one of the most important cross-platform applications available, providing a solid and free alternative to Microsoft Office.

By Selena Frye

Selena has been at TechRepublic since 2002. She is currently a Senior Editor with a background in technical writing, editing, and research. She edits Data Center, Linux and Open Source, Apple in the Enterprise, The Enterprise Cloud, Web Designer, and...