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Windows 7 / Vista / XP / 2000 / ME
Jan 3, 2018
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OpenOffice Review

Sven Sorensen
A free, open-source word processor Microsoft Office alternative with Calc as Excel, Writer as Word and Impress as Powerpoint
A review of OpenOffice by Sven Sørensen is both an Open Source product and a project. The product is a multi-platform office productivity suite. It includes the key desktop applications, such as a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation manager, and drawing program, with a user interface and feature set similar to other office suites. Sophisticated and flexible, also works transparently with a variety of file formats, including those of Microsoft Office.

Available in 25 languages with more being constantly added by the community. runs stably and natively on Solaris, Linux (including PPC Linux), and Windows. Additional ports, such as for FreeBSD, IRIX, and Mac OS X, are in various stages of completion.

Written in C and with documented APIs licensed under the LGPL and SISSL Open Source licenses, allows any knowledgeable developer to benefit from the source. And, because the file format for is XML, interoperability is easy, making future development and adoption more certain.

OpenOffice is software which can open DOC and DOCX files.

OpenOffice is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from office software without restrictions. OpenOffice 4.1.5 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

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  • Freeware Office Software
  • Software Reviews
  • Open source and GPL software
  • Major release: OpenOffice 4.1

Compatibility with this software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Apache.

OpenOffice has been picked by our editors as very good.
OpenOffice has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested OpenOffice 4.1.5 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

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