Office 2003 Vs. Office 2007 – What’s the difference between Office 2003 and Office 2007?

The biggest difference – and the only difference most users are going to notice – is the ribbon, which is a replacement for the traditional menu system. The ribbon is supposed to make it easier for people to discover features that are already present in the office suite.

There really isn’t a huge difference for the average user: if you just type away then the difference between the two is negligible. for the power users, they’ll notice some slight tweaks and differences, along with a major speed boost in Outlook 2007.

Should you get Office 2007? Well, if you already have a version of Office that works fine, then don’t spend the money (and it is a lot of money).

If you don’t have Office and you want the suite, then try to find the bheapest price and buy it. Or, you could try Office alternatives, like, whish is a free open-source alternative to Office. is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute.

Microsoft owns the market for office applications today: but it won’t be like that in the future.

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