Besides bug fixes, it includes many new features and improvements. It is noteworthy here that SoftMaker Office 2018 already features a redesigned user interface, thus giving users the choice of working with the new ribbons interface or classic menus.
SoftMaker Office 2018 now adds WIA support to offer better scanner support (unlike Microsoft Word). It is also compatible with Microsoft Office 2019.
PlanMaker 2018, the suite’s spreadsheet application, comes equipped with an improved AutoFilter, new cell insertion functions, more than 50 new computational functions and rounding options that improve compatibility with Microsoft Excel.
SoftMaker Office is available in Windows, Mac and Linux versions either as a purchase or a subscription. The purchase versions of SoftMaker Office Professional 2018 and SoftMaker Office Standard 2018 are available for €/US$ 99.95 and €/US$ 69.95 respectively. The subscription versions are available for an annual feeof €/US$ 59.90 (SoftMaker Office NX Universal) or €/US$ 29.90 (SoftMaker Office NX Home).
Those who already own SoftMaker Office 2018 can look forward to receiving the anniversary update for free.