Do you own a computer but it doesn't contain Microsoft Office? Office products, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, is commonplace in today's world. With the suite costing $100, a free alternative would be nice. There is a free alternative called Open Office. It will allow you to open these file types, and save created files with the .ppt, .doc, and .xls extensions. Plus, it is free. Obviously, it isn't exactly like Microsoft Office. But, it serves its purpose. Also, it can be installed on a flash drive and all installation files can be stored on that drive. That means you can take the flash drive to any computer, open Open Office, access your files, and you are set.
Their site is located at: www.openoffice.org