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OpenOffice Latest News is an open source office package just like Microsoft Office. The huge differences between both is the price tag. OpenOffice is free.

Last Updated: May 13, 2022

Latest news: I updated the changelog below.

OpenOffice is an office package just like Microsoft Office. The huge difference between both is the price tag. OpenOffice is free while Microsoft isn’t. Of course there are other factors to consider. Microsoft has a great reputation and controls a huge market with their office product. OpenOffice on the other hand has a decent number of followers who don’t have much money to spend and need a word processor and maybe other office software.

Remember, OpenOffice is also compatible with Microsoft Office. Although you might run into some bugs, this depends on what features are included in for example a word document from Word opened using OpenOffice. Anyhow it is up to you to choose one or the other, depending on your needs.

OpenOffice Latest News

Information: A new version has been released Openoffice 4.1.12

Openoffice org 4.1.12 Change Log.


  • Zoom in Page Preview – negative values were treated as max factor
  • File selection box too small in Navigator
  • Several corrections in translations
  • Visual improvements in Sidebar

Bug Fixes

  • Search for strings in date formats fails
  • Rendering for extrusion depth of custom shapes was wrong

Click on Download OpenOffice to download the office package. There are also many language packages. I am sure you can find it in your language. Best of all it can be used entirely free of any licence fees, click the following link product info to learn more. is released under the LGPL licence. This means you may use it for any purpose – domestic, commercial, educational, public administration.

Because of its popularity, this office package is also available in portable format from

If you have any questions in regards to OpenOffice, let me know.

I will be updating this post from time to time.


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