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OpenOffice.org
Image:OpenOfficeLogo.jpg
Current version 2.0.3
Published by OpenOffice.org
open source
Binary type PowerPC
System requirements Mac OS X 10.3
X11
Website OpenOffice.org for Mac

OpenOffice.org is an open source office suite, aimed at a similar feature set to Microsoft Office. Because of its dependency on X11, many users prefer the Cocoa enabled NeoOffice.

Contents

Writer

A word processor, similar to Microsoft Word but with a slightly different feature set; it has some advanced features that don't exist in Microsoft Word such as word completion, easy creation of Tables of Contents and image figure numbering.

Impress

Presentation software, similar to PowerPoint.

Math

A math program, that allows easy creation of mathematical equations, it has a LaTeX style syntax as well as an extensive library to create equations without learning the syntax.

Draw

A drawing program, similar to Visio.

Calc

A spreadsheet program, similar to Excel.

Base

A database program, similar to Access.