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StarOffice is a full-featured office suite that's got tons of new features, works on your Mac, and lets you extend functionality with cool add-ons.
  • Powerful and integrated word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, drawing, and database capabilities
  • Cool add-ons that extend functionality now available for StarOffice 8/OpenOffice.org
  • Read, edit and save Microsoft Office files
  • OASIS OpenDocument format for global compatibility
  • Free PDF export capability included
  • Migration tools ease the transition
  • Many more features

Requirements

Intel Mac, Mac OS X 10.4 or later

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trrll Member IconComment+5
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Tried out the Solver. Like the one in OpenOffice, it lacks the power of Excel's Solver (which MS omitted from Excel 2008). The StarOffice solver choked on a simple nonlinear regression problem that the Excel solver handles with ease.

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Version 9.0b
zizban Member IconReview+2
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Not bad, not bad at all. Looks good, best speed of all the incarnations of OpenOffice/StarOffice on the Mac.

For a commercial app that has been years in the making, it's good.

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Version 9.0b
mjedi Member IconComment+2
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I think the beta versions are free. Eventually they'll be putting it out for sale. The website says $69 right now for their other versions. It looks promising but I'll stick with NeoOffice.

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Version 9.0b
iTruth Member IconComment+247
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When this is out of beta will this still be free?

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Version 9.0b
Scottishwildcat
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No, StarOffice 9 includes some proprietary technologies that aren't in OpenOffice 3.0, so Sun has to charge for those. Other than that, the two products will be mostly identical.

iTruth
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Thanks. I'll stick with NeoOffice and iWork.

pmullins11 Member IconReview+0
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I've used NeoOffice for a long time because the native port of OpenOffice.org was so slow. StarOffice 9.0b is, by far, the fastest implementation of OpenOffice.org that I've ever used on a Mac. It opens Writer in roughly 4 seconds on my MacBook Pro. I love NeoOffice, I even donated to the dev team, but I think I just found my new office suite.

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Version 9.0b
MacUpdate-Lon Member IconComment+558
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MacUpdate would very much like to provide a direct link to the StarOffice download, unfortunately the Sun site will not allow it. We tried, can't be done.

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Version 9.0b
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Downloads 7,090
Version Downloads 4,922
License Demo
Date 17 Nov 2008
Platform OS X / Intel 32
Price $34.95