5 reasons why Office® 2010 is better than Google™ Docs
Google Docs offers several tools that work similar to Microsoft Office 2010; there is Google Docs word processor, Google Docs spreadsheet, Google Docs presentation, Google Docs drawing and Google Docs forms. These definitely remind us of the Microsoft Office 2010 applications Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft Presentation 2010, etc. Although each of the Google Docs tools aims to provide a user with efficient methods to carry out the computing tasks, Microsoft users undoubtedly still want to take home the Microsoft Office 2010 productivity suite owing to its wide-ranging features and efficiency. If you are unsure about which one to opt for, you will find the below mentioned interesting. We have for you here the top five reasons why Microsoft Office 2010 is better than Google Docs.
The first and foremost benefit of preferring Microsoft Office 2010 is that you can work on it even while you are offline. This is a limitation with Google Docs as it is an online platform.
Although the overall look of Google Docs is simple and bears a no-frills look, it is certainly the ease of use of the applications available with Microsoft Office 2010 that rules the roost here. The simple features of the word processor of Google Docs are certainly no match to the enhanced functionalities available in Microsoft Word 2010. Being the latest in the Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Word 2010 has been set with better formatting, editing, and collaborating facilities as compared to the basic editing and formatting tools in Google Docs word processor.
Google Docs has several security settings in place. However, some of the past user experiences have not been very encouraging. This leads one to question whether a user is actually ‘safe’ using the products. This however cannot be told of Microsoft Office 2010. With several improved and enhanced privacy and security settings, a user’s information is surely much safer here. No wonder, most Microsoft users give a ten on ten to the safety settings across all the applications of the suite.
One of the most promising benefits of using the Microsoft Office 2010 productivity suite is that each of the applications in the suite can be installed on your PC as a standalone program. You need not purchase a particular version to be able to use it. In this way you can avoid cluttering your PC and focus on only one application. Although Google Docs is available for free, you nevertheless will always have all the other applications with you, even though you may never use them. Data storage space in Google Docs is 10 GB whereas in Microsoft Office 2010 there is no upper limit. You may utilize as much space as you have on your PC.
The Microsoft Office 2010 productivity suite is an all encompassing suite with options ranging from social network connectivity to creating professional looking publication material to organizing notes in a digital platform. Google Docs on the other hand offers programs to take care of just a few of the above mentioned and it will be some time more before we will get to explore it in its entirety. In addition, in Microsoft Office 2010, you can easily connect to multiple social networking profiles (Facebook, LinkedIn, Windows live messenger, etc) using Microsoft Outlook 2010. However, Google Docs only supports Google Plus.
With all the major benefits lined up for you here, it should be definitely easy for you to choose your pick now. Go ahead and get the Microsoft Office 2010 productivity suite installed on your PC and have fun using its applications.
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