Synonyms for staroffice or Related words with staroffice
Examples of "staroffice"
developers adopted XML to replace the old binary
file format. The draft version was also known as
XML File Format.
StarWriter was the first
, with the successor being
2.0 which included StarWriter compact, StarBase 1.0, StarDraw 1.0.
Until version 4.2, StarDivision based
on the cross-platform C++ class library StarView. In 1998 StarDivision began offering
9 Software was no longer offered free of charge to education customers, but
8 could still be used without charge. The free OpenOffice.org 3.0, with the same functionality as
9, could also be used. Sun also offered free web-based training and an online tutorial for students and teachers, free support services for teachers (including educational templates for
) and significantly discounted technical support for schools.
The two brands existed because a
brand was owned by another company in certain Asian countries. Currently NEC produces
collaborative software in Japan. After Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems (in January 2010) it renamed both
and StarSuite as "Oracle Open Office".
On October 13, 2000, Sun Microsystems released the
office suite as free software under the GNU Lesser General Public License. The free software version was renamed OpenOffice.org, and coexisted with
3.0 included StarWriter 3.0, StarCalc 3.0, StarDraw 3.0, StarImage, StarChart.
Oracle bought Sun in January 2010 and quickly renamed
as Oracle Open Office.
Other differences are that
only supports 12 languages, compared to over 110 for OpenOffice.org.
From August 2007 to November 2008, Google offered
8 as part of its free downloadable Google Pack application.
A large number of Bundesländer, state and goverenmental offices and cities widely use products that support ODF (e.g.
In March 2009, a study showed that
only had a 3% market share in the corporate market.
Bristol City Council has adopted the
suite and with it the OpenDocument format across 5500 desktop computers.
Andalé Sans and Andalé Sans UI were bundled with
7, which can be still obtained on mirror sites.
Sun used OpenOffice.org as a base for its commercial proprietary
application software, which was OpenOffice.org with some added proprietary components. Oracle bought Sun in January 2010 and quickly renamed
as Oracle Open Office. Oracle discontinued development in April 2011.
OpenOffice Basic (formerly known as
Basic or StarBasic or OOoBasic) is a dialect of the programming language BASIC that originated with the
office suite and spread through OpenOffice.org and derivatives such as LibreOffice (where it is known as LibreOffice Basic).
StarSuite was the version of
with Asian language localization. It included Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese interfaces. It also included additional fonts for the East Asian market, resulting in slightly larger installation footprint. Otherwise the features were identical to
licenses sold for around , but in 2004, Sun planned to offer subscription-based licenses to Japanese customers for about () per year (Becker, 2004). P. Ulander, a desktop products manager for Sun, acknowledged that Sun planned to expand subscription-based licenses to other countries as well. Sun's website offered
The principal differences between
and OpenOffice.org were that
was supported by Sun, was available as either a single-user retail box kit or as per-user blocks of licensing for the enterprise, and included a wider range of fonts and document templates and a commercial quality spellchecker.
also contained commercially licensed functions and add-ons; in OpenOffice.org these were either replaced by open-source or free variants, or are not present at all. Both packages had native support for the OpenDocument format.
9, released 17 November 2008, added support for version 1.2 of the OpenDocument standard and Microsoft Office 2007 files and a number of other improvements.
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