Apache OpenOffice 4.0 review

It's competent, but short of impressive

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TechRadar's verdict

"An improvement on OpenOffice 3.0 and good for a free product, but some people will find it awkward to use"
For
  • Free
  • Competent suite for multiple platforms
  • Sidebar for common tools
  • Lots of bug fixes
  • Compatibility improvements
  • Classic menu and toolbar interface
Against
  • Few major improvements
  • Dated interface
  • Some options not explained clearly
  • Installer hiccups
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