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MS Office Alternative Getting Closer!

Open Office

Many Mac users don’t realize that there is a free Office alternative that has been in development for at least five years. It’s called OpenOffice, and it will now pick up some major speed in its development progress. Philipp Lohmann, a developer at Sun Microsystems, posted an announcement on his blog last week that Sun is going to add some development muscle to the project.

The translation of all this is that we are much closer to having an alternative to Microsoft Office that is equal in functionality.  The current version of OpenOffice for Windows has the following nifty icons representing its dope skills:

Open Office Components

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  1. May 11, 2007 at 2:17 pm

    What’s really cool is NeoOffice… an OpenOffice.org port to native Mac

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