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This is an outaded version. Please look at Portable LibreOffice


Portable OpenOffice.org is the complete OpenOffice.org office suite - word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing package and database - packaged as a portable app, so you can take all your documents and everything you need with you.

Portable OpenOffice.org OS X is the complete OpenOffice.org office suite - word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing package and database - packaged as portable application so you can carry around with you on any portable device, USB thumb drive, iPod, portable hard drive, memory card, other portable device (also on your internal hard disk) as long as it has 430 MB of free space and use on any Mac OS X computer, taking yall your documents and everything you need with you.

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Download:

OOo 2.0.1 PPC only - Stable

OOo 2.0.2 PPC and Intel - Testing only*

*) These OOo 2.0.2 build are provided for testing purpose only! Please don't use them in a production environment. However, don't hesitate to try, play with, test them and provide feedback on our list. Be aware that there is an Intel and a PPC version so don't mix them up ;-)


ic_pappslionpatch.png Portable Apps Lion Patch This Patch will solve Mac OS X Lion 10.7 incompatibility of Portable Applications.

Other languages

Get the right OpenerOnly and then download OpenOffice.org in your language from:
OOo2.0.1rc5 - Stable

OOo 2.0.2rc4 - Testing only

and copy it to "app" folder.


How to install

  1. Drag "P_OOo2.0.X" folder to your portable device, USB thumb drive, iPod, portable hard drive, memory card, other portable device (also to your internal hard disk) as long as it has 430 MB of free space.
  2. Clicking "Portable OpenOffice.org 2.0.X" will open OpenOffice.org  from your portable device, wait a while before OpenOffice.org 2.0 start.
  3. If a local copy of OpenOffice.org 2.0 is running an alert window allow you to quit it.

Using your data

You can copy your user preferences folder to Portable OpenOffice.org 2.0 when "Copy preferences" window ask you. So, if you wish to use your preferences you already have on your system, just click "Yes" when prompt.

OpenOffice.org 2.0.1 preference folder is inside the folder:
"app/Home/openoffice.org2"

OpenOffice.org 2.0.2 preference folder is inside the folder:
"app/Library/Application Support/OpenOffice 2.0"

Portable OpenOffice.org 2.0.1.app is packaged using the Platypus script wrapper from http://sveinbjorn.vefsyn.is/platypus


Know issues

Complete path to "P_OOo2.0.X" folder can't be longer than 48 characters.
Portable OOo 2.0.1 is not compatible with Portable OOo 2.0.2.


Support Forum

Post questions, tips, suggestions, clues, helps, bugs to our OS X Portable Apps support forum


Source code


Change log

  • 2.0.2 r1.0 (29.04.2006)
  • 2.0.1 r1.0 (29.04.2006)
    First public release

Donations


Acknowledgments

Portable OpenOffice.org.app © 2006
Carlo Gandolfi - http://www.freesmug.org
Paolo Portaluri - http://plus2.it/~paolo/

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This software is licensed under the CC-GNU GPL.

OpenOffice.org provided is an unmodified version of official binaries downloaded from www.openoffice.org licensed under:
GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, June 1991


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