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Apache OpenOffice 4.1.14

Apache OpenOffice

Free alternative for Office productivity tools: Apache OpenOffice - formerly known as - is an open-source office productivity software suite containing word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, graphics, formula editor, and database management applications. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.

OpenOffice is available in many languages, works on all common computers, stores data in ODF - the international open standard format - and is able to read and write files in other formats, included the format used by the most common office suite packages. OpenOffice is also able to export files in PDF format. OpenOffice has supported extensions, in a similar manner to Mozilla Firefox, making easy to add new functionality to an existing OpenOffice installation.

Compatible with other major office suites, Apache OpenOffice is free to download, use, and distribute. Download it now, and get:

  • Writer - a word processor you can use for anything from writing a quick letter to producing an entire book.
  • Calc - a powerful spreadsheet with all the tools you need to calculate, analyze, and present your data in numerical reports or sizzling graphics.
  • Impress - the fastest, most powerful way to create effective multimedia presentations.
  • Draw - lets you produce everything from simple diagrams to dynamic 3D illustrations.
  • Base - lets you manipulate databases seamlessly. Create and modify tables, forms, queries, and reports, all from within Apache OpenOffice.
  • Math - lets you create mathematical equations with a graphic user interface or by directly typing your formulas into the equation editor.

Release notes:

  • Apache OpenOffice 4.1.14 is a Maintenance release, incorporating bug fixes and little enhancements. All users of Apache OpenOffice 4.1.13 or earlier are advised to upgrade.

Important Note

  • It is recommended to make a backup of the Apache OpenOffice users profile before installing 4.1.14. It is especially essential for users who use the Master Password functionality and may decide to use an older version later. There is a change in the encoding of stored passwords in this 4.1.14 release that may make your user profile unusable for previous versions. In general, it is always a good idea to do a backup of important and personal data, so we recommend to always back up your OpenOffice user profile before doing an upgrade to a newer release.

Other Improvements/Enhancements

  • Writer: Dialog "Frame" in Writer / automatic size / changing shortcut keys (German)
  • Calc: Protect Table – Dialog too narrow for German heading string
  • Base: Dialog text in "Datenbank austauschen" (exchange database) dialog is cut (German)
  • Calc: Use the existing icon for "Remove Filter" in toolbar and menu
  • Calc: Text in cell comments is more readable
  • Calc: Added support for Excel 2010s DateTime type cells.

Bug Fixes

  • Calc: Rich text cells imported from XLSX files have their contents duplicated
  • Several fixes for importing OOXML documents
  • All applications: Import fails when the Relationship "Target" attribute in _rels/.rels has superfluous slashes
  • Calc: XLSX with omitted cell references opens with empty cells
  • Calc: no text imported from XSLX when xl/sharedStrings.xml has wrong case
  • Several fixes for importing MS Excel 2003 SpreadsheetML files
  • Calc: ss:DateTime cell value is loaded as either only a date or a time
  • Calc: fractional seconds are silently ignored during import
  • Calc: cell with ss:MergeAcross="0" gets an extra empty cell to the right
  • Calc: import corrupts references to columns that are multiples of 26 (eg. Z)
  • Writer: Importing apostrophes from HTML fails
  • Calc: Cut-and-paste between spreadsheets causes incorrect cell reference changes
  • Writer: Awkward Chinese (ZH-TW) numbering suffix when importing RTF document
  • Calc: Last CSV line is silently lost on import if last field is quoted and end-of-file is reached before closing quote
  • For a complete overview of all resolved issues, please see the list in Bugzilla.

Download: Apache OpenOffice 4.1.14 | 136.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Apache OpenOffice for MacOS | 169.0 MB
View: OpenOffice Website | Release Notes | Screenshot

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