Gnumeric is a trustworthy alternative for all those users who are unsatisfied with their usual spreadsheet and want to try the possibilities of this powerful free software tool.
First of all, you have to realize that even though the default format used by Gnumeric is XML, the program supports pretty much all the same formats supported by the most widely used spreadsheets. This means you can also work, for instance, with Excel documents.
When it comes to handling spreadsheets, Gnumeric is super intuitive. It includes every option you usually see in Excel and similar programs, which is why the program was so quickly adapted to Windows. Undoubtedly, this is something all fans of free software can appreciate.