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OpenOffice.org

The following definition was found at the web site listed under 'References' below. Find more definitions in David Spencer's Education Paragon Glossary.

OpenOffice.org is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.

OpenOffice.org is the result of over twenty years' software engineering. Designed from the start as a single piece of software, it has a consistency other products cannot match. A completely open development process means that anyone can report bugs, request new features, or enhance the software. The result: OpenOffice.org does everything you want your office software to do, the way you want it to.

If you already have computer files from another computer software package - OpenOffice.org will probably read them with no difficulty.

OpenOffice.org can be downloaded and used entirely free of any licence fees. OpenOffice.org is released under the LGPL licence. This means you may use it for any purpose - domestic, commercial, educational, public administration. You may install it on as many computers as you like. You may make copies and give them away to family, friends, students, employees - anyone you like.

It was the first software in the world to fully support the ISO standard for office file formats which is being adopted by a growing number of computer software vendors. If you want to use other software, we want you to be free to do so. If you want to change your PC from Microsoft Windows to Apple Mac to Linux to Sun Solaris, we want you to be free to do so. If you like this approach, feel free to join the OpenOffice.org Community.


OpenOffice.org File Extensions

Common internal file extensions associated with Open Office include:

  • .odt for text documents
  • .odp for presentations
  • .ods for spreasheets
  • .odg for graphics files.


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