The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) announced the availability of OpenOffice 3.4.0 , the first stable version of the office suite since the ASF will take the witness who gave Oracle in mid- past.
Apache is the first new edition of “round” which is available from January 2011, and according to its leaders starts faster and includes some new features like support documents that are encrypted with AES256 .
As in LibreOffice, functionality DataPilot it has been renamed to Pivot Table , and now supports an unlimited number of fields. Also added export option “Quote all text cells” (“Put quotation marks all text cells”) in CSV files exported from Calc Other changes include improved encryption ODF 1.2, support for Unix Printing and various improvements to Impress and Draw.
also indicate that Apache developers OpenOffice, formerly known as OpenOffice.org (OOo, even though the domain is held with. org) is preparing for a more than likely license change , from the LGPLv3 the Apache License 2.0, “simple and non-restrictive” in the words of the team, which claims to be phased components with code licensed under the GPL.
can find the list of changes in the official announcement and the release notes, and WIN also another source did not know : a blog in Spanish dedicated to OpenOffice, where they have done an article really extensive in that account for all the details of the new version.
Also you can download the version for both Windows and Mac OS X and Linux from here . We’ll see if the coming into play on the Apache Software Foundation that manages to win this suite of its popularity, especially now that seems to be the favorite LibreOffice among most users of Open Source software.
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