eWEEK Labs OpenOffice.org 3.0 Walk-Through - Native OS X Version

By eWEEK Labs  |  Posted 2008-10-06 Print this article Print


New in OOo Version 3 is native support for Apple's OS X. Previous OOo iterations required the X11 server to run, which made OOo a bit of a misfit on the OS X desktop.

Nine years after Sun Microsystems bought StarOffice, the resulting OpenOffice.org project is ready to roll out its 3.0 release. Enhanced format compatibility and features keep the suite ahead of sibling products such as Lotus Symphony and inch OpenOffice.org nearer to parity with Microsoft Office.

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