Wired's Blog, Compiler is one of many websites announcing that Google has begun to distribute the free software package, StarOffice. Evidently, this is meant to compete with Microsoft. This article reports that the main difference between StarOffice and OpenOffice is that the former includes proprietary clip art graphics, fonts, and templates as well as some additional Microsoft Office conversion tools.
StarOffice supports most Microsoft Office formats, though not the new OOXML formats included in Office 2007.
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