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NeolithicOffice/J: OpenOffice deriavative for OS X

updated 08:15 am EST, Wed December 22, 2004

NeolithicOffice/J for OS X

(NeoOffice/J) is billed as a "reasonably stable" version of the OpenOffice.org office suite that has been specifically engineered to run natively on Mac OS X. The open-source software is available under the GNU General Public License (GPL) and is available for free. The softwware, which doesn't require X11 to run, is a double-clickable Mac OS X application. It also features much tighter integration with Mac OS X, including full support for Mac OS X fonts, international input, etc. The NeoOffice/J team has released a new version 1.1 beta version, which, among other things, moves the menus to where they belong, in the Mac menu bar.




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  1. Glasspusher

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Try it out!

    Been using the alphas of this for the last few months, and they've been making steady progress. A nice app- quite useable already

  1. rkadowns

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Great work!

    I'm impressed knowing how difficult this project has been for the few that are taking it on.

    Keep it up!

  1. Deal

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Kudos

    Many thanks to that group. As this gets polished and shines, I hope they know they are appreciated!

  1. VValdo

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Neo/J wiki...

    Check out the wiki here:

    http://sixthcrusade.com/neowiki/index.php?page=NeoWiki

    W

  1. ZOM 77

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    down w. microshaft

    hehe,
    and i was about to complain that the app still looks like a windows app,
    at least i should appreciate this exists,
    but it bothers me because this coule really be a viable solution
    to avoid spending $300 on MS OFFICE. . .
    i think if more ppl worked on this app - the mac world would be a better place . . .
    thanks guys
    keep it up . . .

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