OpenOffice 3.0 for Mac Now Available

Following three years of continuous improvement, OpenOffice.org has now reached the landmark version 3.0, with a host of new features including native support for Mac OS X users.

New Core Features– 1.1 Mac OS X Support- 1.2 ODF 1.2 support- 1.3 Microsoft Office 2007 Import Filters- 1.4 Solver- 1.5 Chart Enhancements- 1.6 Improved Crop Feature in Draw and Impress- 1.7 Spreadsheet Collaboration through Workbook Sharing- 1.8 1024 Columns Per Calc Sheet (Instead of 256)- 1.9 display of Multiple Writer Pages While Editing- 1.10 Improved Notes Feature in Writer- 1.11 new, Fresh-Looking Icons- 1.12 Start Center- 1.13 Native Tables in Impress- 1.14 Enhanced XML support and updated XSLT based filters

Core Features Introduced With Minor Releases Since OpenOffice.org 2.0– 2.1 PDF/A Support- 2.2 new Chart Component- 2.3 VBA Support- 2.4 Programmability Enhancements- 2.5 Transformation of CSV Data inside Cells into Columns within Calc- 2.6 Language Selector in Writer Toolbar- 2.7 Maximum Page Size Enlarged for Draw (300cm x 300cm)- 2.8 Enhanced PDF Export- 2.9 Multiple Monitor Support in Impress- 2.10 Miscellaneous Features

Features Released as Extensions and Complimentary Tools– 3.1 OpenOffice.org Extension Repository- 3.2 Calendar and Email Client (Mozilla Thunderbird and Lightning)- 3.3 Presentation Minimizer Extension- 3.4 Report Builder Extension- 3.5 Wiki Publisher Extension- 3.6 Presenter Console Extension- 3.7 PDF Import Extension

You can head to http://download.openoffice.org to download the en-US, da, de, fr, it, ja, ru, sv versions, and monitor the platforms and languages page for details of the availability of other versions.

OpenOffice 3.0 for Mac Now Available


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