Review of the New OpenOffice 3 beta

Categories: Office
Our favorite office app, OpenOffice has just released the OOo 3.0 beta version. My review can be summed up in two words: it rocks! Ok, now you can go back to your other activities. Just kiddin, let’s dig a bit deeper. First, since this isn’t a stable release you might not want to install this version yet as your main office application. But, so far the tests I’ve done were without crashes.

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Cool OpenOffice extensions

Categories: Office
While OpenOffice is a pretty handy office suite in itself, you can add even more functionality to it with different plug-ins. Some of my favorites are: OoGdocsIntegrator or OpenOffice.org2GoogleDocs: both will download and upload documents to Google Docs. The first also being able to integrate with Zoho. Writer’s Tools: adds a lot of functionality such as dictionary, translation, and map search, backup to email, a timer, and more. Sun Weblog Publisher (not-free): submits blog posts directly from OpenOffice.

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