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Apache OpenOffice 3.4 makes official debut (screenshots)

Take a peek at the first official edition of the free Apache OpenOffice since it was donated by Oracle.
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Version 3.4 of Apache OpenOffice is Apache's first since Oracle donated the free office productivity suite to it in mid-2011.

Its new features include improved ODF support, including new ODF 1.2 encryption option,  new spreadsheet functions, an enhanced pivot table support in Calc and enhanced graphics.

It is is available on Windows, MacIntosh and Linux and in 15 languages. For more, read Paula Rooney's blog.

Writer produces text documents.

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Impress is Adobe's office presentation tool. It includes support tools: Drawing / Outline / Slides / Notes / Handouts.

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Base is the desktop database management tool.

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Calc is the OpenOffice tool to create spreadsheets.

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Draw provides tools for graphics and diagrams.

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Math is calculated to assist with equations and calculations.

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One of the new features is a new color picker developed by Christian Lippka who offered it under the Apache License.

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