OpenOffice.org for Mac

OpenOffice.org for Mac

Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 12 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.3.0
  • Total Downloads:
    278
  • Date Added:
    October 01, 2007
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    16
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/PPC

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5 stars

"Ainda não sei mas estou baixando para testar!"

November 17, 2008  |  By eldon689

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 1.0.1.3

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Ainda não sei mas estou baixando para testar!

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5 stars

"Successful Use Of OOo"

October 01, 2007

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.3.0

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Several years ago I was able to quit using MS Office.
I use OpenOffice.org, the X11 version, on Mac OS X.
I use it at home and at the office.
My staff of 4 had little difficulty with the switch.

I am very pleased with OOo.

However, at the moment the Aqua version does not allow one to select attributes for the printer (tray, duplex, etc).

Al Maloney

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5 stars

"Great work"

October 23, 2005  |  By spass_dabei

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.0rc3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
This is really great. OO is an excellent alternative to high priced office suits like MS Office, and it's free. It reads and writes Microsoft files. Impress supports hyphenation, while PowerPoint and Keynote don't. The X Windows Interface is not Aqua, true, but using Apples X11 ist just a plain easy. Just a few days ago, the devolpers have made public that the next version of OO for Mac will be ported using cocoa, which is a lot more complicated than the X11 port, and we should be really grateful for that. Those who don't know what OO is about, should just shut up.

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1 stars

"real crap, why is there not an aqua GUI"

October 23, 2005  |  By ethernetworks

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.0rc3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
2006 is ahead and Open Office still sleeping. May should some commercial group produce an aqua build and take some $19 for it than working over X11

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4 stars

"installing and working with it is flawless"

June 28, 2004  |  By kris251069

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 1.1.2

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
Downloades Openoffice 1.1.2 today in combination with Apple's X11 and installing and working with it is flawless. And the best part of it... i'ts free :-) !

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5 stars

"Impressing.."

June 27, 2004  |  By A Nony Mouse

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 1.1.2

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
This application suite is progressing nicely. I can't wait for text boxes to appear. The current method doesn't translate well when opening the document in MS Word. Otherwise this is as useful as need be to topple MSOffice. Once the native interface (NonJava) is introduced we'll really be rockin', Perhaps that's when we'll see Apple get involved? They already want us using it as they include X11 with the OS..

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4 stars

"Improving"

June 27, 2004  |  By mmmgood

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 1.1.2

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
A native OS X GUI would be great, but it works quite well in X11. This will topple MS Office in the long run, can't compete with free.

Detailed Release Notes can be found here: http://download.openoffice.org/1.1.2/release_notes_1.1.2.html

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1 stars

"Powerful but isolated in X11..."

December 04, 2003  |  By hanske

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 1.0.3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
I have been trying to make friends with OpenOffice today, but ran into several limitations, due to the fact that it runs in the X11 environment. I was trying to import and reformat a web page, but that is infinitely easier in the native OS X environment.

Also, OO seems to be too inspired by Word - I get lost all the time trying to figure out how to do things. After one hour I still don't understand how to find hard returns and remove them by a search and replace, for example.

I found that you can print to PDF natively, but the files that come out won't open in Acrobat or Preview. Also tried to export to Word, but the formatting didn't make it all the way (two comumns and a graph, centered on the page came out as one column and no graph).

Another thing is that Japanese apparently does not work well (according to a Japanse Mac mag, haven't tried myself because you need to install special software).

It's a shame, because there is a lot of power in this application. Wonder if Apple will do something with it? But a native Cocoa word processor would probably be sweeter... Still hope a Carbon version will surface in a not too distant future. or at least 1.3, which is supposed to support PDF well.

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4 stars

"Much better, but . . ."

June 24, 2003  |  By Phil St. Romain

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 1.0.3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
The menu fonts are so awful compared to 1.0.1 that it takes all the fun out of this version. I've tried changing them but no improvement. Disappointing! Otherwise, it seems a little snappier than the previous version.

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5 stars

"VERRRY COOL"

June 23, 2003  |  By Digitol3

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 1.0.3

Summary

This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
YES! Thank You, this is a verrry coool project!! what an exciting day, best Monday I can remember in a long time! :) hahaha. Thank you for this. Everything shows improvement, and best of all a great great alternative to a terribly overpriced beast. (M$ Office)

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.3.0
This is a feature and bugfix release. This includes the following new features:
  • New Chart module to make the creation of charts easier
  • Report builder introduced
  • Export to MediaWiki
  • Easier preview in a web browser
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General
Publisher OpenOffice.org
Publisher web site http://porting.openoffice.org/mac/
Release Date October 01, 2007
Date Added October 01, 2007
Version 2.3.0
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Office Suites
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.4 Intel, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC
Additional Requirements Mac OS X 10.4.x and latest Java 1.5
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File Size Not Available
File Name Not available
Popularity
Total Downloads 278
Downloads Last Week 16
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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