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Highest Rated

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I love Apache OpenOffice. I just downloaded 4.0 and it looks pretty good. I am not a big fan of the big sidebar stuff, but once you close it, it seems to stay closed. It looks like it may be useful to those who use such things though. I had thought that this version would allowing saving in the docx and other newer M.S. file types, but ti doesn't. That doesn't matter to me either as I save my stuff in .doc. I figure that anyone can open a doc file so I am not worried about the newer types. What would I like to see in a future update? I don't know if it would be a simple or not, but I would like to be able to customize my tool bars by just dragging icons to the bar itself (the way M.S. Office and Softmaker Office allow one to do). I tried LibreOffice and to me it seemed bloated. It also wasn't as fast as A.O.O. What do I like BEST about A.O.O.? You have kept the menus and tool bars looking the same. It doesn't look like one big tool bar at eh top of the screen. There is a distinction between bars. Unlike L.O. tool bars that seem all run together. And we SURELY do not need that ridiculous ribbon interface that M.S. has adopted. The tool bar is a simple thing, but it is what keeps this Office Suite top of the rest. We don't need super fancy stuff. What we DO need is what works and looks pleasing to the eye. A.O.O. has managed to do that. Thanks Guys. :)

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Libre Office (The original creators of Open Office) are way better.

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    With a passion I hate openoffice now and I used to like it. It is MEGA CRAP! I have been trying so so hard to insert some pictures into a book I am writing and have managed to do it. Every time I get to the end of the book for some f@cking reason the pictures all shrink in size and I have to reinsert them all again for at least the 6th time. 50 of them! Why the damn hell does this keep happening?!!! When I downloaded the update it was supposed to have made it stable but it failed! I have used openoffice for many years but this is the last time! I am sick of this! I just want to get my book finished but will not be using this bullsh!t programme again! Sorry for swearing but I am so very angry! I will be using microsoft who are superior from now on and don't care if I have to pay. At least I know I will be using quality. I would certainly not recommend openoffice to anyone. Good riddance! Should have uninstalled years ago!

    Posted 02/19/2017
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    I use windows 10 and it happens that the screen scroll when I use Apache Office goes very slow and the page pass is exasperatingly slow. W-10 crushes me with Microsoft Office. Can they handle my machine? Regards

    Posted 02/14/2017
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    I never really had a problem with OpenOffice when I rarely used it. Now that I am using it regularly for studying and business I see how much it is lacking. None of the extensions work that I try to use, and gives me errors. No matter what I have done to try to fix it, there seems to be no fix. There is no speech recognition software that is compatible with this, can not even use Windows speech recognition. I have uninstalled and reinstalled, updated the extensions, turned Java off (because of the errors) turned it back on, and all combinations of anything I can find online to get these things to work, and they just don't. It is in a constant state of recovery of my documents, even though I save and shut down correctly. If you don't have anything extra you want to use OO for besides typing a love letter, then it is fine. When you start getting into bigger things, it does not work satisfactorily.

    Posted 02/08/2017
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    Base work not fine as Microsoft Access. This is not for Business. The Instaaltion works good. Thats one thing that good is.

    Posted 02/05/2017
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    Thanks!

    Posted 12/23/2016
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    ... without addressing the software technicalities (I hope that I can find my way to alphabetizing a list some day) - let me say that I am beyond grateful to have been directed to AOO - (so far ...) there is no cost ... and when I was in need of typing a note, a letter, the immediacy of being able to do so is / was greatly appreciated ... whoever you all are - Thank You "Bigly" ... I praise your working minds !!!

    Posted 12/07/2016
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    trying to download templates without much luck... every time i try, i am told access denied now what?

    Posted 12/05/2016
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    It's a pretty good program, but I think you should read different sources of reviews to have a good opinion. For example on this site is a completely other point of view. bit.ly/2gnyHxl

    Posted 11/24/2016
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    Super software, many thanks.

    Posted 10/19/2016
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    quite good

    Posted 08/06/2016
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    This is a true God-send. Thank you for wonderful software that has helped me to unlock an old file from Windows xp and other software sources. I could not open this in Pages because it was a .doc file. Nothing could unlock its contents only Open_Office by Apache. Thank you so much. The length of the book has grown from 450 to 693 but that can be fixed in Pages or Pages converted to .doc. I am surprised that Mac does not have its own power software to convert a .doc file because pages can convert to .docx and .doc in advanced convert. Well done and May God bless your business and bring in a harvest of good things for you all. Marie

    Posted 07/10/2016
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    super

    Posted 06/23/2016
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    This is great software.

    Posted 06/16/2016
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    Great

    Posted 05/30/2016
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    This is ridiculous the darn program keeps crashing and recovering back to before I had previously saved, it has cost me more time and I am running out of hair to pull!!! I am going to try and re-install and do a complete new install from a new download, but the download keeps stopping before it gets to the full 134 mb!!!! What am I gonna do??? Look for something else?????,

    Posted 05/05/2016
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    This is outstanding!

    Posted 04/15/2016
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    I can't wait to

    Posted 04/13/2016
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    Sounds really great.

    Posted 04/13/2016
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    This is outstanding!

    Posted 04/13/2016
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    This is outstanding!

    Posted 04/13/2016
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    I'm loving it :D!

    Posted 04/13/2016
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