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OpenOffice.org Releases New Version of Free Software Alternative to Microsoft Office

“The OpenOffice.org Community is pleased to announce the release
of OpenOffice.org 2.4, the latest version of the leading open
source office productivity suite. OpenOffice.org 2.4 includes new
features, enhancements, and bug fixes to all its core
components.

“Users will appreciate changes such as usability improvements in
printing, and further enhancements to PDF handling (OpenOffice.org
creates PDF files ‘out of the box’ to ISO standard). The default
font is now DejaVu, which supports more languages/localisations
than the previous BitStream Vera -part of a raft of localisation
improvements covering languages from Hiligaynon to Quechua. Mac OS
X users will appreciate the use of the native Quicktime player and
spell-checker…”


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