Sun offers Mac-native StarOffice 9 suite

by admin November 17, 2008 at 8:27 pm

Sun Microsystems on Monday announced the release of StarOffice 9, their office productivity software suite. It’s available for download for $34.95; volume licensing is available.

StarOffice 9 and its open-source counterpart were developed as an alternative to Microsoft Office and other productivity software packages. StarOffice 9 incorporates word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, database and drawing software in one. It also features Mozilla’s Thunderbird e-mail client and “Lightning” extension to support calendaring. Unlike, which depends on a volunteer user and developer community for support, StarOffice is supported by Sun itself.

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