WPS Office 2014 Beta 3

WPS Office 2014 Beta 3


Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 164 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
9.1.0.4758
File Size:
60.8MB
Date Added:
August 29, 2014
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Total Downloads:
691,920
Downloads Last Week:
3,858
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Additional Requirements:
Not available

Editors' review

One of our favorite free office suites, Kingsoft Office, is now WPS Office 2014, with an all-new look and new tools. It's still widely compatible with other office suites, tools, and document formats, including Microsoft Word. WPS Office bundles a powerful word processor (WPS Writer), a spreadsheet tool (WPS Spreadsheets), and a presentation manager (WPS Presentation) with a variety of support utilities. WPS Office 2014 Beta 1 works across many platforms, including mobile devices.

Pros

New look, familiar feel: An updated (and customizable) look borrows features and design elements from Web browsers and word processors to create an attractive, efficient workspace in each tool.

Templates: Free templates are available online for PowerPoint, Office, Education, Business, Reports, Resume, Charts, and more.

Visible means of support: Tips and guides, a support center, shortcut keys, and other resources are, in most cases, either front and center or a click away.

Awesome powers: The new and improved WPS Spreadsheets supports "one million rows."

Mobile support: WPS Office 2014's mobile versions let you use the same apps across different platforms.

Cons

Good, but: Users expecting a free version of Microsoft Office won't be disappointed by WPS Office 2014, but it isn't an exact duplicate.

Bottom Line

WPS Office 2014 Beta 1 is an excellent productivity suite, particularly because it does so much for free. There's no denying it's not Microsoft Office, however close it comes, but if price is a major consideration, WPS Office 2014 Beta 1 is an excellent option.

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  • All Versions:

    4.1

    out of 164 votes

    • 5 star: 85
    • 4 star: 43
    • 3 star: 15
    • 2 star: 7
    • 1 star: 14
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  • 5 stars

    "WPS Office Beta 2 is great!"

    August 18, 2014   |   By Little Peppermint

    Version: WPS Office 2014 Beta 2 9.1.0.4746

    Pros

    1.FREE!
    2.It supports French and you can easily switch languages between English and French.
    3.The coolest thing is "File Roaming". Log in to WPS Office with Google/Twitter/Facebook account, then the documents worked on PC can be continued on phones/tablets. But it seems that the mobile version is not ready...have to wait for some time.
    4. Good compatibility with MS Office.

    Cons

    1.WPS Office does not support multiple users on windows 8.
    2. You have to be careful to deselect the unwanted software when install.

    Summary

    WPS Office is completely compatible with MS Office and it is excellent enough to be the substitute of MS Office. Actually it is so easy to learn how to use WPS Office, which provides a brand new way to work anywhere and work anytime.
    I am strongly recommending this fantastic office suite to all of you.

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  • 3 stars

    "Not suitable for multi user pc's"

    August 15, 2014   |   By pmarkw

    Version: WPS Office 2014 Beta 2 9.1.0.4746

    Pros

    Version 2013 installed on window 8.1 pc with two users.

    Cons

    2014 upgrade removed program from one user leaving new program with administrator only. WPS said it was not for multiuser use.

    Summary

    Not suitable for a family pc

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  • 5 stars

    "Fantastic!"

    August 08, 2014   |   By Rateara

    Version: WPS Office 2014 Beta 2 9.1.0.4746

    Pros

    -The look and feel
    Mostly everything plus it's free.
    One of the best alternatives to MS Office.

    Cons

    none so far, it gets the job done.

    Summary

    I had just updated to this beta version from Kingsoft Office 2013 and I am very pleased with how it looks and functions.
    Happy with the nice tidy themes, simple, clean with nothing to frown about.

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  • 1 stars

    "Read the Eula and see if want to play their way."

    July 31, 2014   |   By Terry Gay

    Version: WPS Office 2014 Beta 2 9.1.0.4746

    Pros

    Its a direct ripoff of MS Office 2010 in form and function.

    Cons

    The EULA plainly states that anything you create is the property of Kingsoft. This means they get any revenues legally if you should write anything for profit. This also begs the question - How do they know what you have written with their software unless they an embedded worm that sends them copies of everything you have written? This is worse than the NSA.

    Summary

    The fact that whatever you write is the property of the Chinese government should make you avoid this product as though it were infected with Ebola. I am not sure if the program also has an embedded worm that sends them everything on your computer. Such a worm would not be picked up by your anti-virus software. The risk is too great for accepting this software no matter how well they cloned Microsoft's property.

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  • 1 stars

    "immediately installs browser redirects"

    July 27, 2014   |   By umlando-2009

    Version: WPS Office 2014 Beta 1 9.1.0.4674

    Pros

    nothing yet - trying desperately to delete unwanted registry entries

    Cons

    brand new computer, first d/l software...think I'll try a new open office solution - bad choice! WPS immediately installs browser redirects - all my tabs open to trovi.com, and they are multiplying. Seriously. First download.

    Summary

    Stay away unless you like browser redirects. Try Apache OO instead - they don't mess with you.

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  • 4 stars

    "great & free substitute for MS Office"

    July 26, 2014   |   By vetsense

    Version: WPS Office 2014 Beta 1 9.1.0.4674

    Pros

    familiar interface, easy to use, no problems working with documents saved in MS programs

    Cons

    None that I've found

    Summary

    I've used Kingsoft Office for several years on my laptops, while I maintained MS Office on my desktop, and have had no problems switching between the two and (although other reviews seem worried about it) I've had no problems, junk, viruses, or spyware from their product, in spite of it being from China, LOL. I don't know what's behind the name change......maybe it's like Nissan going back to their original name once they'd gained acceptance under the "international" name.

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  • 5 stars

    "Best Microsoft Office clone around! <br />And it's free!"

    July 23, 2014   |   By pickycustomer

    Version: WPS Office 2014 Beta 1 9.1.0.4674

    Pros

    Perfect for home and school.

    Cons

    None found here.

    Summary

    If you need an office suite which is basically an MS Office clone, WPS Office Free is for you. WPS opens and saves projects to MS formats without any issues. WPS opens to a start screen which contains links to templates, an online help manual and tips on how the user can use WPS to its fullest. WPS has a small HDD footprint and uses little resources. WPS has a tabbed interface which makes switching between multiple projects extremely simple. Whether you are composing a letter, term paper, research paper, spreadsheets or a power point presentation WPS Free is absolutely ideal.

    I have done my best with every tool I can think of and have yet to find any spyware, malware, backdoor trojans or "any" form of virus in WPS Free. I ran all these tests because with WPS being from China I was, to say the least, a bit wary. Nothing found...no harm.

    Bottom line, you can't go wrong with WPS Free. I highly recommend using WPS Office Free. Just download, install and start using this light, yet powerful office suite.

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  • 1 stars

    "Made in China : Beware"

    July 22, 2014   |   By narayan_v

    Version: WPS Office 2014 Beta 1 9.1.0.4674

    Pros

    It saves to docx,thus the file size in reduced. Nice clean and fresh feeling to interface.

    Cons

    Made in china, Can be subverted later or right upon install or updates. Make it a spying tool of Chinese hackers or worse the state. Just don't trust it enough.

    Saving to .doc format makes it unreadable in open office and ms office. So it will not work.

    Summary

    Install at your own risk and wisdom or lack thereoff

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  • 1 stars

    "Absolute Rubbish!"

    July 19, 2014   |   By maximusnz

    Version: WPS Office 2014 Beta 1 9.1.0.4674

    Pros

    Absolutely None.

    Cons

    Didn't work. Kept Crashing. couldnt even type 1 letter, let alone a whole word or sentence.
    I give this a 1 star rating, but in reality I give it a minus 52 stars.

    Summary

    Downloaded and installed. Opened a new Document in word, and went to type and as soon as I typed the first letter, it crashed saying abnormal Error.. reinstalled it several times, re downloaded it, reinstalled again, but same results.

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  • 5 stars

    ""Fabulous Office Suite!""

    July 17, 2014   |   By Little Peppermint

    Version: WPS Office 2014 Beta 1 9.1.0.4674

    Pros

    1.It's FREE!
    2.Support many different formats,such as DOCX,XLSX,TXT, and can export to PDF.
    3.Fully compatible with MSO.
    4.Paragraph layout tool is quite handy.
    5.Three interfaces are available. Classic interface makes you easily switch from MSO.
    6.Finally, the DocProperty filed is added!

    Cons

    Still cannot export to PPTX.

    Summary

    WPS Office opens quickly and works stable. It has better compatibility with MSO, compared with other free office suites. Its UI looks much like MSO, so it's easy to learn. It meets most my daily needs about office software. If you are looking for a free alternative to the costly MS Office, WPS Office is a great choice.

    Updated on Jul 17, 2014

    "Fabulous Office Suite!"

    Pros
    1.It's FREE!
    2.Support many different formats,such as DOCX,XLSX,TXT, and can export to PDF.
    3.Fully compatible with MSO.
    4.Paragraph layout tool is quite handy.
    5.Three interfaces are available. Classic interface makes you easily switch from MSO.
    6.Finally, the DocProperty filed is added!

    Cons
    Still cannot export to PPTX.

    Summary
    WPS Office opens quickly and works stable. It has better compatibility with MSO, compared with other free office suites. Its UI looks much like MSO, so it's easy to learn. It meets most my daily needs about office software. If you are looking for a free alternative to the costly MS Office, WPS Office is a great choice.

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