OpenOffice.org Portable 3.1.1 Released

John T. Haller's picture
Submitted by John T. Haller on November 2, 2009 - 11:01am

OpenOffice.org logoPortableApps.com is proud to announce the release of OpenOffice.org Portable 3.1.1 in Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portugues (Portugal), Russian, Simplified Chinese and Spanish. It's the popular OpenOffice.org office suite bundled with a PortableApps.com launcher as a portable app so you can edit your documents, spreadsheets and presentations on the go. This latest release updates OpenOffice.org 3.1.1. And it works with our recently-released Java Portable add-on. It's packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Suite. And it's 100% open source and completely free.

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Features

OpenOffice.org Portable is a full-featured office suite that's compatible with Microsoft Office, Word Perfect, Lotus and other office applications. It's easy-to-use and feature-rich, performing nearly all of the functions you'd expect in an office suite, but at no cost. Learn more about OpenOffice.org...

New in This Release

This release updates OpenOffice.org to 3.1.1 (release notes) and adds in Portugues (Brazil) and Spanish language packages.

Extra Icon Sets

Extra icon sets (Classic, Crystal, High-Contrast, Industrial and Tango) are available as an optional Image Pack download to save space. The new (and much improved) Galaxy icon set is included by default.

Working Closer With OpenOffice.org

This release marks another milestone as we work more closely with the OpenOffice.org team. We'll be sharing resources and using their QA process moving forward for releases as we become a more official part of the OpenOffice.org world.

PortableApps.com Installer / PortableApps.com Format

OpenOffice.org Portable is packaged in a PortableApps.com Installer so it will automatically detect an existing PortableApps.com installation when your drive is plugged in. It will automatically upgrade an existing OpenOffice.org Portable installation without affecting your settings. And it's in PortableApps.com Format, so it automatically works with the PortableApps.com Suite including the Menu and Backup Utility.

Download

OpenOffice.org Portable is available for immediate download from the OpenOffice.org Portable homepage. You can get the German release from the German homepage and the Dutch, French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Simplified Chinese releases from the Localization page. Get it today!

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Simeon's picture

Thanks so much John!

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The link to download the version 3.1.1 - Portuguese (Brazil) is not correct. The current link corresponds to version 3.1.0 - Portuguese (Portugal), despite the name of the file indicate the version 3.1.1.

John T. Haller's picture

I've fixed that link. My apologies for any inconvenience.

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John T. Haller's picture

Fixed. I was sleepy when I typed up the announcement Smiling

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Have you tried this one (OOP 3.1.1) in Windows 7? I can't run it in Windows 7: "OpenOffice.org 3.1 has stopped working." Am I doing something wrong?

Chris Morgan's picture

Two things to try:

  1. Make sure you're not installing it any deeper than X:\PortableApps\OpenOfficePortable - otherwise you run into problems with path length exceeding 256 characters which is breaking point. I believe that in earlier versions of Windows it will put up a specific (Windows-generated) message box, but it's quite feasible that in Windows 7 it would just crash outright.
  2. Make sure that OpenOffice.org (non-portable edition) works on Windows 7.

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OOo 3.1.1 (both Portable and Local installs) run fine - I have the RTM of 7 Professional x64

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