Recent Blog Posts
Back to School with Apache OpenOffice
Developer in AOO, 1year celebration
Interview with the developers of PrOOo-Box
A short celebration, and then back to work
With Apache OpenOffice you get what you don't pay for
When will OpenOffice be released?
The Sidebar, New and Improved
Apache OpenOffice 4.0 is now available for download!
23 July 2013: Following a continuous time of improvement, we are proud to announce today the newest release of Apache OpenOffice. It is out now and available for download. This is a major feature release, so make sure to check out the Feature Overview to learn more about the new features and all improvements.
Over 60 million downloads of Apache OpenOffice
1 August 2013: Downloads of Apache OpenOfifce have now exceed 60 million. We invite you to take a look at our interactive charts of daily and cumulative downloads.
Volunteers, not Amateurs
8 January 2013: Apache OpenOffice is developed 100% by volunteers. Apache does not pay for developers, for translators, for QA, for marketing, for UI, for support, etc. Of course, we're happy to accept donations to the Apache Software Foundation, to keep our servers runnings and for similar overhead expenses. But our products are developed entirely by volunteers.
Some users are initially worried by this statement:
How can software for free, developed by volunteers, be any good?
Read on for an answer...