Operating system and office suite software cost options for 5 computer users:
|A. Commercial Software|
|Microsoft Windows 10 Pro||14,999||5||74,995|
|Microsoft Office Home & Business 2021||18,999||5||94,995|
|B. Free & Open Source Software|
SAVE PHP 169,490
Instead of spending PHP 169,990 to buy commercial software for 5 computer users, you can save PHP 169,490 by downloading Free & Open Source Software from the Internet for about PHP 500 or the cost of Internet access plus a writable DVD or USB flash drive. Savings can be used to buy more computers and other equipment, to improve the workplace, and to develop personnel through training programs such as Linux Express or Total Linux.
Unit costs of Microsoft Windows 10 Pro (PHP 14,999) and Microsoft Office Home & Business 2021 (PHP 18,999) are based on published rates at Microsoft Store as of January 2022. Unit cost of Linux (PHP 300) represents the cost of downloading your preferred Linux distribution from the Internet and creating the appropriate installation media. Unit cost of Libre Office (PHP 200) represents the cost of downloading it from the Internet. User avatar vector icons are courtesy of the Users Insights team.