Over 47 million downloads of AOO 3.4
20 April 2013: Apache OpenOffice 3.4 was released in May. Downloads now exceed 47 million. We invite you to take a look at our interactive charts of daily and cumulative downloads.
Volunteers, not Amateurs
8 January 2013: Apache OpenOffice is developed 100% by volunteers. Apache does not pay for developers, for translators, for QA, for marketing, for UI, for support, etc. Of course, we're happy to accept donations to the Apache Software Foundation, to keep our servers runnings and for similar overhead expenses. But our products are developed entirely by volunteers.
Some users are initially worried by this statement. How can software for free, developed by volunteers, be any good? Read on for an answer...