OpenOffice.org

OpenOffice.org

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 2005 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    6,893,435
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 25, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    134.33MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    12,476
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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An increasingly credible rival to MS Office, OpenOffice.org includes powerful applications for making text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, diagrams, and databases, as well as HTML and XML documents. Not only does it let you edit basic documents, such as letters and faxes, it also handles complex and multipart documents with bibliographies, reference tables, and indexes.

The interface is similar to that of MS Office users, and even advanced Office users will find almost everything they're used to: templates, collaborative features (versions, recording changes), macros, and even a programming language. OpenOffice.org lets you open and save documents in formats as diverse as MS Office, PDF, HTML, and XML. However, it normally saves files in the open-standard Oasis OpenDocument XML format, for maximum compatibility with other applications. We were pleased to find that stability has improved too. No doubt about it, OpenOffice.org is a compelling option for anyone in search of an alternative office suite.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.6

    out of 90 votes

    • 5 star 61
    • 4 star 24
    • 3 star 2
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 3
  • All Versions

    4.3

    out of 2005 votes

    • 5 star 1153
    • 4 star 567
    • 3 star 111
    • 2 star 44
    • 1 star 130
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5 stars

"Absolutely the best Office Suite out there!!!!!"

September 18, 2007  |  By eric8232

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.2.1

Pros

It's FREE!!! And better than competers!!!

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5 stars

"Excellent office suite."

September 18, 2007  |  By wvmtnrecluse

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.2.1

Pros

I have been using Open Office exclusively for more than 6 months. I find it to be more than capable and actually performs some functions better than MS Office.

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5 stars

"Rather pay $0 then $150"

September 13, 2007  |  By patriotism101

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.2.1

Pros

I like that it's Free compared to MS Word, It has everything I need to write papers, and presentations.

Cons

It's Free, and it works, But it doesn't look as good as MS Word. That's not a big deal, but it also isn't very compatable with Word and other programs, Loses alot of it's formating, MS Word is a little more compatable.

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1 stars

"Useless. OOo Writer does not have Normal View."

September 11, 2007  |  By RiemerT

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.2.1

Cons

At every page break, Writer shows half a screen full of margin. You cannot hide the margins like in MS Word and OOo Writer does not have Normal / Draft View. It drives you mad in a couple of days.

Find an old copy of MS Word 2000.

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5 stars

"Great free alternative to expensive office suites!"

September 07, 2007  |  By 883

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.2.1

Pros

I instructed my daughter ( a college student ) to download this software after buying her a new laptop, saving me several hundred dollars. This excellent office suite has the important functions of Microsoft's, and documents created with either are compatible with the other.

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4 stars

"Easy to use and FREE!"

September 04, 2007  |  By keough1981

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.2.1

Pros

I like using Open Office besuse it is easy to use and does not over complicate things. It also allows me to work on Microsoft Office documents form home and also it's FREE which is another big bonus!

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5 stars

"MS Office Without The Expense"

September 03, 2007  |  By box111

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.2.1

Pros

MS Office Without The Expense

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5 stars

"Great programs, we should all donate them"

August 31, 2007  |  By esash

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.2.1

Pros

Everything is working good and it looks great! I am using it for about a year constantly and have never need to install MS Office to do something.

Cons

A little slow start up, but when you open it once and close it, next time opens quickly from memory, and there is always option to run it in system tray at Windows startup.

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4 stars

"u can not beat the price"

August 30, 2007  |  By slackershiek

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.2.1

Pros

so far so good

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4 stars

"It's my first choice! "

August 30, 2007  |  By ilelar

 |  Version: OpenOffice.org 2.2.1

Pros

It's been great right from the start!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.2.1
Version 2.2.1 is a bug-fixing release.
General
Publisher The Apache Software Foundation
Publisher web site http://www.openoffice.org/
Release Date June 25, 2007
Date Added June 25, 2007
Version 2.2.1
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Business Applications
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 95
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP, Java Runtime Environment 1.4
Download Information
File Size 134.33MB
File Name Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.1_Win_x86_install_en-US.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 6,893,435
Downloads Last Week 12,476
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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