OpenOffice 3.0 final

It seems the site is being hit hard due to this final release. http://www.openoffice.org will take you to a light download page.

OpenOffice.org is an open-source, multiplatform and multilingual office suite comparable with MS Office.

It is compatible with all other major office suites and is free to download, use, and distribute. It was previously known as StarOffice before it became an open-source project. OpenOffice comes with OpenWriter - a word processor, OpenCalc - a spreadsheet and OpenImpress - a presentational package.

* The first office suite to use the new OASIS OpenDocument format, the future-proof international standard for office software
* Easy to install, with a whole new look and feel, matched to the type of computer in use
* More intuitive, more easy to use than ever, with a host of new usability features
* Complete with Base: an easy-to-use database manager with a fully integrated database
* Compatible with other software packages - now understands even obscure and rarely used features in major competitors.

You may download OpenOffice.org completely free of any licence fees, use it for any purpose - private, educational, government and public administration, commercial - and pass on copies free of charge to family, friends, students, employees, etc.

News source: OpenOffice.org

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I'm not sure why 3.0.0 RC4 is available as a torrent when 3.0.0 is up as well.

I agree with #2.1 (Xenomorph), torrents are a much better way to download this sort of thing. Both for download speeds (currently getting my connection's max possible download speed) and for the fact that I will be helping by sharing when I've finished downloading.

xMorpheousx416 said,
Hope they get some mirrors up soon... cuz it's already went down.

I think I've only downloaded the past few releases from torrent sites.
You worry a lot less about "mirrors" by grabbing a torrent, and it's a lot easier on the mirror's bandwidth.