The OpenOffice.org project is pleased to announce that the first
public beta release of OpenOffice.org 2.0 is now available for
OpenOffice.org 2.0 Beta is immediately available in English for
Windows, GNU/Linux and Solaris. Additional platforms and
localisations for Brazilian Portuguese, German, Italian, Japanese,
Korean, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional
Chinese and Turkish, amongst others, will follow shortly.
The release of OpenOffice.org 2.0 Beta coincides with the Danish
LinuxForum 2005 and with the Open Source Days in Turkey. Both
events demonstrate the gaining power of open source and especially
the force for change OpenOffice.org 2.0 represents. We are honoured
to be included in these important events.
This beta release is the result of many months work in expanding
the functionality, performance and compatibility of the office
suite. This intense effort has yielded impressive results including
the addition of a new database module, implementation of the OASIS
OpenDocument XML file format and a host of other new features and
The public beta release is made available in order to allow a
broad user base to test and evaluate this new major version of
OpenOffice.org, but is not recommended for production deployment at
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