OpenOffice is best known as a free and open office productivity software suite. It can be viewed as both a product and an open source project - as well as being an 'open' organization. OpenOffice.Org was established back in October 2000 and OpenOffice version 1.0 was first released back in April 2002.'s mission statement is to create, as a community, the leading international office suite that will run on all major platforms and provide access to all functionality and data through open-component based APIs and an XML-based file format.

To learn more about OpenOffice, go to OpenOffice.Org web site.