OpenOSX Office 0.9, Now Shipping

Business Editors/High-Tech Writers

SWALL MEADOWS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 15, 2001–AbiWord is an
award-winning open source alternative to Microsoft Word.

Gnumeric is a world-class spreadsheet with 95 percent of the functions of
Microsoft Excel built-in.

Gimp is The GNU Image Manipulation Program, a popular graphics editor often
compared to PhotoShop.

OpenOSX’s package will install this suite of powerful and flexible tools
for Macintosh Operating System, Mac OS X, with ease.

AbiWord is a full-featured, award-winning word processor that can
edit Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, XHTML and RTF documents. It boasts:
multiple columns, on-the-fly spell checking, style sheets, multiple
language support and more. AbiWord can write RTF, HTML, XHTML, PalmDoc and
ASCII document formats.

Gnumeric 0.74 can edit Microsoft Excel, Lotus 123, MultiPlan, Plan Perfect,
HTML and CSV file formats. It is a complete spreadsheet that offers a
comprehensive function suite, data analysis tools, data consolidation, cell
formatting, multiple “undos,” search and replace. Gnumeric will write
Excel, PDF, HTML, XML, CSV and Data Interchange Format files.

Gimp 1.2.1 may be used to edit Adobe Photoshop, TIFF, JPEG and PNG file
formats. Gimp offers complete image manipulation tools, filters, plug-ins,
text and effects. It also has powerful image automation capabilities. It
can write Photoshop (with layers intact), TIFF, JPEG and PNG file formats.

All of the OpenOSX product’s ship with complete online help, documentation,
and limited-support, configured source code and more.

OpenOSX has a digital Screenshot Gallery of their Office product in action,
on the World Wide Web available for viewing, printing or broadcasting at:

The OpenOSX Office 0.9 CD is available for 30 U.S. dollars. OpenOSX is
offering an upgrade to the 1.0 version of their CD for 10 U.S. dollars that
will include improvements and added vector illustration and
graphing/plotting software.

The OpenOSX Office package will install and configure the following list of
software packages:

Gnumeric 0.74
Gimp 1.2.1 (optional)
XDarwin 1.0.4
Ghostview 1.5
Oroborous Window
ORBit 0.5.11
Gnome Application
Library 0.17
Bonobo 1.0.10
Glib 1.2.8
Libxml 1.8.14
GnomePrint 0.31

More information about the OpenOSX Office CD is available electronically at