Just over one year after the release of OpenOffice 3.0, OpenOffice.org (OOo) project developer Joost Andrae has announced that the free office suite has been downloaded more than one hundred million times since the launch of version 3.0. OpenOffice is an open source office suite from Sun Microsystems for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux systems. The download total doesn't include, for example, installations included with various Linux distributions or copies included on CDs given out by magazines, so the actual number is likely much higher.

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Created by gagan 7 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 42 weeks ago
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7 years 42 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago


Don't tell Ballmer!

Ballmer's head would swell up and explode with total rage.

How much would 100 million copies of M$-Office have cost people who could never have afforded to buy it?

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7 years 42 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago



A copy of MS Office 2007 Home and Student edition is marked at ~$150 on the MS website. So that's $15 BILLION. If OOo managed to get even a single dollar per download they would be a very wealthy project. Maybe everyone who can afford it should give them $5. I might go and donate some money to them now...