Google Pack Offers StarOffice Suite For Free

by admin August 13, 2007 at 10:38 pm

Google Pack, Google’s software download package has been expanded to now offer StarOffice, Sun’s competitor to Microsoft Office. StarOffice, which Sun normally sells for $70 is free through Google Pack (Win only).

If StarOffice strikes you as an odd choice given that OpenOffice is free and open source, which would seem to put it in line with other Google software offerings, you’re not alone. The most likely theory is that Google chose StarOffice over OpenOffice as part of the company’s nearly two year old deal with Sun.

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