eWeek: StarOffice 8 Is Office’s Toughest Rival Yet

“StarOffice 8–the latest version of Sun Microsystems Inc.’s
inexpensive, cross-platform office productivity suite–stands up
better than ever next to Microsoft Corp.’s market-leading Office in
terms of features, extensibility and compatibility.

“In eWeek Labs’ tests of StarOffice 8, we were pleased with the
suite’s word processing (Writer), spreadsheet (Calc), presentation
(Impress) and database (Base) functions. In addition, we
experienced generally good results opening and creating Microsoft
Office-formatted documents with StarOffice…”


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