Free alternative for Office productivity tools: Apache OpenOffice - formerly known as OpenOffice.org - is an open-source office productivity software suite containing word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, graphics, formula editor, and database management applications. OpenOffice is available in many languages, works on all common computers, stores data in ODF - the international open standard format - and is able to read and write files in other formats, included the format used by the most common office suite packages. OpenOffice is also able to export files in PDF format. OpenOffice has supported extensions, in a similar manner to Mozilla Firefox, making easy to add new functionality to an existing OpenOffice installation.

Features

  • Cross platform (Windows, Linux, Mac OS X)
  • 170+ Languages
  • Extensions and Templates available
  • Commercial support available
  • New Sidebar
  • Interoperability Improvements for Text Documents, Spreadhseet Documents, Presentation Documents and OOXML file format in general
  • DrawObject Improvements/Enhancements
  • New Color Palette
  • New Gradients
  • New Gallery Themes and Gallery enhancements
  • Refined the Selection Handles User Interface
  • Refined Selection Visualization
  • Better Print Preview
  • Enhanced conversion to Bitmap Graphics
  • Enhanced Copy/Paste
  • Enhanced Drag&Drop
  • Adapt LineStart/End to LineWidth
  • SVG Export enhancements
  • SVG/Metafile Break improvement
  • SVG Import improvements
  • Picture Crop mode offers preview
  • Unified visualization of ColorPalette popup
  • Transparency support for pixel formats (PNG)
  • Connectors support rotation
  • Corrected Hatch fill style visualization
  • Better gradient support in metafiles
  • Calc and Chart Improvements/Enhancements
  • Support relative Pie Chart Height
  • New Functions: AVERAGEIFS, COUNTIFS, SUMIFS, XOR, LEFTB, RIGHTB, LENB, MIDB and RAND (reimplemented to use the Mersenne-Twister algorithm)
  • Extensions Improvements/Enhancement
  • New Toolbar management
  • Unified menu API
  • Performance Improvements/Enhancements
  • Many resource leaks were fixed
  • Speedup of Graphic Rendering
  • Additional Language Support
  • Changes that Impact Backwards Compatibility
  • Module binfilter removed (legacy StarOffice file formats (.sdw, .sdc, .sdd, etc.)
  • Python support updated
  • Support for system C++ STL

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  • Hi ALL I do not understand, since so many years, why in OpenOffice it is not possible to check the FRENCH grammar??? For example, I wrote "Un fenetre est ouvert". When checking, language is already set for french, the Office could only correct the word "fenetre" in correct "fenêtre". Nothing more: "un" is sill masculine and "ouvert" too. Why? Best Regards, Beltechi

  • OpenOffice is pretty good and it is free.

  • Práctico, mucho más simple que el Office de Windows.

    1 user found this review helpful.
  • I frequently use Calc and Writer, but seldom use the other apps. It's very reliable.

    1 user found this review helpful.
  • I frequently use Calc and Writer, but seldom use the other apps. It's very reliable. It could be significantly enhanced by some good documentation.

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