OpenOffice.org is an Open Source software project creating an international office suite that will run on all major platforms* and provide access to all functionality and data through open-component based APIs and an XML-based file format. *At the moment actual builds are available for Linux, Solaris (Intel), Solaris (Sparc) and Windows. License OpenOffice.org uses a dual-licensing scheme for source-code contributions: the LGPL (GNU Lesser General Public License) and SISSL (Sun Industry Standards Source License).
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A multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, free to download, use, and distribute.
Active Projects and Leads
Lists some of the main projects of OpenOffice.org categorized by function.
Application Programming Interface (API) Project
Provides an entry point in the world of OOo from a developers perspective.
Coordinates the listing of those sites that host OpenOffice.org software. Includes a mission statement, setting up a mirror, master rsync servers, instructions, and directory structure, and list of extended mirror sites.
Creates and maintains documentation with user guides, how-to's, setup guides, articles, reviews, and other related materials.
Previews, reviews, tutorials and latest news.
OpenOffice.org vs. LibreOffice
Provides a comparison between two office suites, OpenOffice.org and LibreOffice.
Focused on all associated projects with resources for developers.
The Apache Software Foundation Statement on Apache OpenOffice.org
Official blog post detailing the donation of the OOo codebase to the Apache Software Foundation, and describing the new development model for the product. (October 14, 2011)
The LXF Test: OpenOffice.org 3.0
Neil Bothwick picks apart OOo 3.0's new features, finding out whether it deserves a major version number bump and finally sorts out the performance woes. (October 13, 2008)
OpenOffice.org 2.0 Announcement
Official press release announcing the launch of version 2.0 of the office suite. (October 20, 2005)
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