Open Office 2.3.1 Removes Bugs

Dec 05, 2007

The latest version of the office suite, version 2.3.1, removes bugs and closes vulnerabilities.

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Workspace: OpenOffice.org Extensions Expand OpenOffice.org with extensions

Nov 28, 2007

Similar to Firefox, you can add new features to OpenOffice.org by installing extensions. We’ll take a closer look at a few must-have extensions.

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PDF Readers Adobe Reader 8.1 vs. Xpdf and Evince

Nov 28, 2007

The creator of the PDF format, Adobe, has released Adobe Reader 8.1. Does the proprietary display program offer more than free software alternatives Xpdf and Evince?

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Email Suites KMail, Evolution, Thunderbird, and Claws Mail

Nov 28, 2007

We examine the strengths and weaknesses of four popular mail clients: KMail, Evolution, Thunderbird, and Claws Mail.

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FOLT: Free Software for Translators

Nov 15, 2007

The Initiative Forum Open Language Tools (FOLT), which develops software for translators has published initial results.

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OOO-HG: Free Maps and Icons for Open Office

Nov 07, 2007

Version 2.3 of the French OOO-HG project recently presented a free map collection for Open Office. The 30MB collection, which was released under a Creative Commons license, comprises graphics that Open Office users can easily embed as documents in the gallery of the free office program.

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Gscan2pdf Electronic document archives with gscan2pdf

Oct 31, 2007

Many scanner tools confuse users with functional overkill. The clear-cut gscan2pdf scanning aid gives users a simple approach to converting existing paper documents into space-saving PDF files.

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ODF Alliance Reports Record Growth in Application Support for ODF

Oct 29, 2007

The OpenDocument Format Alliance (ODF Alliance) today reported world wide growth in software applications implementing support for ODF in their products.

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