Open Source Software
Contents… <ul><li>What is Proprietary and Open Source  Software? </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Software </li></ul><ul><li>...
What is Proprietary Software? <ul><li>This is a fancy word for software you have to pay for. The Proprietor (creator or ma...
What is Open Source Software? <ul><li>In general, open source refers to any program whose source code (what makes it work)...
Free Software? <ul><li>Yes Open Source Software is free: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To Download </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To C...
Program Examples
Software in detail… <ul><li>Microsoft Office vs. OpenOffice.org </li></ul>
Microsoft Office vs. Open Office <ul><li>Open Office’s looks similar to Office 2003. </li></ul><ul><li>You can open Micros...
Compare The Suites (Programs)‏ <ul><li>Microsoft </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excel </li></ul></u...
Word Processing <ul><li>Word and Writer are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Typing Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make Resumes...
Word Screenshot
Writer Screenshot
Spreadsheet <ul><li>Excel and Calc are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreadsheet programs which organize information on a rectang...
Excel Screenshot
Calc Screenshot
Presentations <ul><li>PowerPoint and Impress are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation programs used to create Slide shows. ...
PowerPoint Screenshot
Impress Screenshot
Database <ul><li>Access and Base are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs used to store information. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Access Screenshot
Base Screenshot
How Do I Download and Install OpenOffice? <ul><li>You can find a link to OpenOffice and many other programs at: </li></ul>...
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  1. 1. Open Source Software
  2. 2. Contents… <ul><li>What is Proprietary and Open Source Software? </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Software </li></ul><ul><li>MS Office vs. Open Office </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Proprietary Software? <ul><li>This is a fancy word for software you have to pay for. The Proprietor (creator or maker) also has other restrictions on the software. These restrictions include: using, copying, or changing the program. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Open Source Software? <ul><li>In general, open source refers to any program whose source code (what makes it work) is made available for use or modification as users or other developers see fit. Open source software is usually developed as a public collaboration and made freely available. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Free Software? <ul><li>Yes Open Source Software is free: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To Download </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To Copy and Give Away </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To Use On As Many Computers As You Want </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To Use On Most Operating Systems like Windows and Mac </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Program Examples
  7. 7. Software in detail… <ul><li>Microsoft Office vs. OpenOffice.org </li></ul>
  8. 8. Microsoft Office vs. Open Office <ul><li>Open Office’s looks similar to Office 2003. </li></ul><ul><li>You can open Microsoft Documents with Open Office. </li></ul><ul><li>Open Office does not have all the features of Microsoft Office. </li></ul><ul><li>OpenOffice.org is Free. </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office is Not Free. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Compare The Suites (Programs)‏ <ul><li>Microsoft </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OpenOffice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Base </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Word Processing <ul><li>Word and Writer are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Typing Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make Resumes, Reports, Newsletters, Tables, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Word Screenshot
  12. 12. Writer Screenshot
  13. 13. Spreadsheet <ul><li>Excel and Calc are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spreadsheet programs which organize information on a rectangular grid of, often financial information. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Excel Screenshot
  15. 15. Calc Screenshot
  16. 16. Presentations <ul><li>PowerPoint and Impress are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation programs used to create Slide shows. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. PowerPoint Screenshot
  18. 18. Impress Screenshot
  19. 19. Database <ul><li>Access and Base are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs used to store information. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Queries (searches) are used to find information you ask for and hides the rest. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Access Screenshot
  21. 21. Base Screenshot
  22. 22. How Do I Download and Install OpenOffice? <ul><li>You can find a link to OpenOffice and many other programs at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.novacharter.com/opensource </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.sourceforge.net/ </li></ul></ul>

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