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OpenOffice.org Presentation

  1. 1. OpenOffice.org Jamie Clifford EDFN 302 February 25, 2009
  2. 2. WHAT IS IT? <ul>Open-source software suite for: <ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Word processing
  3. 3. Spreadsheets
  4. 4. Presentations
  5. 5. Graphics
  6. 6. Databases </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. FEATURES <ul><li>Free download
  8. 8. International open standard format
  9. 9. Available in 30 different languages
  10. 10. Easy to use
  11. 11. Compatible with other office software packages
  12. 12. Released under the LGPL license </li></ul>
  13. 13. SPECS <ul><li>Microsoft Windows </li><ul><ul><ul><li>Windows 2000 (Service Pack 2 or higher), Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
  14. 14. 256 MB RAM (512 MB RAM recommended)
  15. 15. At least 650 MB available disk space for a default install (including a JRE) via download. After installation and deletion of temporary installation files, OpenOffice.org will use approximately 440 MB disk space.
  16. 16. 1024 x 768 or higher resolution with at least 256 colors </li></ul></ul></ul><li>Mac OS X </li><ul><ul><ul><li>Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) or higher
  17. 17. Intel Processor
  18. 18. 512 MB RAM
  19. 19. 400 MB available disk space
  20. 20. 1024 x 768 or higher resolution with 16.7 Million colors </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Also available for Solaris, GNU/Linux, and Java platforms </li></ul>
  21. 21. PROS <ul><li>Cost...Free!
  22. 22. Installation is simple
  23. 23. It is upgraded frequently
  24. 24. Features similar to other office suite applications
  25. 25. Mostly compatible with Microsoft products
  26. 26. Create PDF documents without installing additional software
  27. 27. Open a new or an existing file in any application, without opening that particular application
  28. 28. Build web pages using a presentation or a drawing </li></ul>
  29. 29. CONS <ul><li>Much slower compared to Microsoft Office
  30. 30. Occupies more memory than other office suites
  31. 31. Has limited fonts
  32. 32. Support for this software is also through the informal user and developer community, which can make it more unreliable, than a paid application </li></ul>
  33. 33. REFERENCES <ul><li>www.openoffice.org
  34. 34. http://www.chillibreeze.com/articles/Pros-and-Cons.asp
  35. 35. http://c41pt.co.uk/Top100Tools/openoffice.html </li></ul>

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