Oracle Open Office Writer

If you are looking for Oracle Open Office Writer, you have come to the right place. We explain what Oracle Open Office Writer is and point you to the official download.

What is Oracle Open Office Writer?

Oracle Open Office Writer, developed by Oracle Corporation, was acquired from Sun Microsystems and originally named as and Star Office. Later in 2011, the software was contributed to the Apache Software Foundation in the Apache Incubator so it is now called Apache OpenOffice commonly abbreviated as AOO. Apache OpenOffice is an open-source office productivity software suite. It contains a presentation application (Impress), database management application (Base), drawing application (Draw), word processor (Writer), a formula editor (Math), and a spreadsheet (Calc).

The Impress is a presentation program equivalent to Apple Keynote and Microsoft PowerPoint which can be exported to Adobe Flash (SWF) files. On the other hand, Base is a database management program similar to Microsoft access while Draw is a vector graphic editor equivalent to Microsoft Office’s drawing functions. Meanwhile, the Writer is an equivalent to Microsoft Word and Word Perfect as Math is similar to Microsoft Equation Editor. Finally, the Calc is a spreadsheet analogous to Lotus 1-2-3 and Microsoft Excel.

This software is designed specifically for OS X, Windows, and Linux. Also, the software’s default file format is OpenDocument Format (ODF) and it read other file formats in a wide variety.

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File types supported by Oracle Open Office Writer

Our users primarily use Oracle Open Office Writer to open these file types:

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Last updated: : November 14, 2013