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AOO 4.0.1 Release Notes

General Remarks

Apache OpenOffice 4.0.1 is a maintenance release which fixes critical issues and improves the overall quality of the application. All users of Apache OpenOffice 4.0 or earlier are advised to upgrade. You can download Apache OpenOffice 4.0.1 here.

General areas of improvement include: additional native language translations, bug fixes, performance improvements and Windows 8 compatibility enhancements. Further details on each of these areas are below.

Our Bugzilla issue tracking database provides a detailed list of solved issues.

For a more comprehensive overview of the changes from version 3.4.x see AOO 4.0 Release Notes

Improvements/Enhancements

Performance Improvements/Enhancements compared to OpenOffice 4.0.0

The performance for saving XLS files was boosted by more than 230%.

Improvements/Enhancements missing in the OpenOffice 4.0.0 release notes

OpenOffice 4.0 integrated the very popular extensions "Presenter Screen" and "Presentation Minimizer" into the core product.

Bug Fixes

Additional Language Support

New translations available in Apache OpenOffice 4.0.1 include:

Basque (eu) Khmer (km) Lithuanian (lt)
Polish (pl) Serbian Cyrillic (sr) Swedish (sv)
Chinese (zh-TW) Turkish (tr) Vietnamese (vi)

Updated translations available in Apache OpenOffice 4.0.1 include:

Asturian (ast) Czech (cs) Dutch (nl)
English (en_GB) Finnish (fi) French (fr)
Galician (gl) German (de) Greek (el)
Italian (it) Japanese (ja) Portuguese (pt-PT)
Portuguese (pt-BR) Russian (ru) Slovak (sk)
Spanish (es) Tamil (ta)

For a complete list of available languages and language packs see: http://www.openoffice.org/download/other.html

Updated Dictionaries

English (en-US, en-*) Gaelic (gd) French (fr) Italian (it) Spanish (es)

Known Issues

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