GoogleDocs is available to anyone with a Google account so they can create, share, and collaborate on the Web. It has tools for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, and forms, all centrally stored and accessed via the cloud-based storage service Google Drive.
Software is changing. You can expect standalone software packages to start disappearing as online delivery becomes common. Subscriptions provide a consistent revenue stream for software companies. You may end up paying more for the software over the life of the product, but you should gain so many advantages it will be worth it. You will also see additional free open source software options come on the scene. In the end, the user will benefit.
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