Go-OO

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 37 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.2-13
  • Total Downloads:
    68,630
  • Date Added:
    March 13, 2010
  • File Size:
    187.21MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    57
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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OpenOffice.org is a great piece of open-source software, but there's no denying it's more than a bit bulky and sluggish. There's no need to worry, though, since there's a fork of the source code called Go-OO that picks up most of OpenOffice's slack.

Go-OO sports an enhanced interface and is much easier to use, with larger icons and less clutter. It still sports drop-down menus for fast customization, but there's no doubt that Go-OO comes with a cleaner layout. It also comes with an importer to handle DOCX, XLSX, and PPTX formats, and natively supports SVG files. Graphics rendering is greatly improved, too, including VBA support, Mono integration, better display of Chinese characters, support for WordPerfect graphics, and EMF rendering.

OpenOffice must be uninstalled before Go-OO is loaded, but that's a minor annoyance. Whereas Flock, for example, is a Firefox fork geared for a particular kind of user, Go-OO should appeal to anybody who loves OpenOffice but is looking for something that's leaner--but hardly meaner.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"A great MS Office replacement"

January 07, 2012  |  By InfoJunkie777

 |  Version: Go-OO 3.2-13

Pros

For the average user, even businesses and novelists, OpenOffice has plenty of power to do most anything you want to do as for as office programs go. The spreadsheet program is especially good. I use it for all kinds of things.

Cons

There may be some very few advanced things MS Office can do OpenOffice cannot, but for the average user it is wonderful. This new version is way faster, less bloated, and has a prettier user interface. The "ribbon" thing on MS Office is annoying.

Summary

It is FREE. It works much like MS Office. Try it and you will say "Goodbye" to Microsoft and their high fees.

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5 stars

"Haven't used it for long yet, but clean & efficient."

November 29, 2011  |  By benmartin

 |  Version: Go-OO 3.2-13

Pros

Easy, trouble-free download & install -clean, uncluttered look, -intuitive gui.

Cons

none yet -everything I'd hoped for

Summary

so far, so good!!

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5 stars

"Get it, use it"

April 27, 2011  |  By ok4mi2

 |  Version: Go-OO 3.2-13

Pros

I like the programs and extensive features of this suite. Free of course! Useful, some more than others but all features appear to work.

Cons

I had the program crash a couple of times when I first installed it but it was able to recover the documents.

Summary

I like the programs and extensive features of this suite. Free of course! Useful, some more than others but all features appear to work.

Updated on May 3, 2011

The program has been crashing often and I cannot determine why. It may be some installation I did one too many times as I was installing the larger program version of same suite and used the uninstaller and then installed this lighter version, more than once with updates and all.

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5 stars

"Go-oo joins LibreOffice and will be DISCONTINUED !"

April 17, 2011  |  By William_Berzoff

 |  Version: Go-OO 3.2-13

Pros

Go-oo joins forces with LibreOffice.
If you like the work of the Go-OO team, download LibreOffice, also 100% free of charge, since they are now part of their development team.

Cons

Discontinuation means no more updates.

Summary

Go-oo joins forces with LibreOffice:

Go-oo shares much of its goals and philosophy with The Document Foundation's LibreOffice project, we're therefore supporting LibreOffice since it's inception, and are in the process of merging most of our patches over, as well as migrating to Document Foundation infrastructure. Going forward, the Go-oo project will be discontinued in favor of LibreOffice.

LibreOffice is also open source software which means it is free of charge.

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5 stars

"a real good program"

March 22, 2011  |  By julian62

 |  Version: Go-OO 3.2-13

Pros

it is free and almost like having microsft word programs

Cons

none that i can see

Summary

if you can not afford microsoft word program this is the one for you

Updated on Mar 24, 2011

it is a very good program helps with word

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5 stars

"Great Program!"

March 07, 2011  |  By breevesnm

 |  Version: Go-OO 3.2-13

Pros

This really speeds up OpenOffice!

Cons

None that I know of.

Summary

Download Go-OO and it automatically downloads OpenOffice first - which is very good in my opinion.

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3 stars

"Did not install. Later software available."

March 06, 2011  |  By jkizer

 |  Version: Go-OO 3.2-13

Pros

Did not install

Cons

Did not install

Summary



Updated on Mar 6, 2011

Did not install.

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5 stars

"Faster and even more useful! Forget OO 3.3"

February 05, 2011  |  By Tracie365

 |  Version: Go-OO 3.2-13

Pros

Eats soo much less space and is so much faster.

Cons

Haven't found any yet!

Summary

Wish I could figure out how to make the MS Office Starter set quit being the default and make Go OO be the default. It's the BEST! I hate MS Office.

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4 stars

"excellent free office software, easy interface"

February 01, 2011  |  By John Morris

 |  Version: Go-OO 3.2-13

Pros

functional, easy to use

Cons

none that I've found

Summary

download it , use it

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4 stars

"Go--OO is Go-OOD"

January 10, 2011  |  By nwberean

 |  Version: Go-OO 3.2-13

Pros

Speeds up loading for Open Office.

Cons

Haven't found anything bad except the down load time.

Summary

Speeding the load of OO is a big help.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Go-OO.org
Publisher web site http://go-oo.org
Release Date March 13, 2010
Date Added March 13, 2010
Version 3.2-13
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Word Processing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 187.21MB
File Name GoOo-3.2-13.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 68,630
Downloads Last Week 57
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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