Linspire releases Open XML translator

Posted by Sander_Marechal on Jul 12, 2007 2:37 PM EDT
DesktopLinux.com; By Chris Preimesberger
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Linux vendor Linspire on July 11 said that the new Open XML translator is now available for use in its latest Freespire and Linspire distributions. The Open XML translator enables bi-directional compatibility, so that files saved in the Microsoft-created Open XML format can be opened by OpenOffice.org users, and files created by OpenOffice can be saved in Open XML format. Using the translator, OpenOffice.org and Microsoft Office users will now be able to share files because documents will better maintain consistent formats, formulas and style templates across the two office productivity suites, a Linspire spokesperson said.

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