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General Remarks

The Apache OpenOffice 4.0.1 is a maintenance release, intended to fix critical issues and improve the overall quality of the application.

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

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


Performance Improvements/Enhancements

None at this time

Other Improvements/Enhancements

None at this time (possibly: mention, as an addendum to the 4.0 Release Notes, that Presenter Screen is now integrated: see )

Additional Language Support

New translations available in Apache OpenOffice 4.0.1 include:

Chinese (zh-TW)

Khmer (km)

Lithuanian (lt)

Polish (pl)

Serbian (sr)

Vietnamese (vi)

Swedish (sv)

Basque (eu)

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-BR)

Portuguese (pt)

Russian (ru)

Spanish (es)

Slovak (sk)

Tamil (ta)

For a complete list of available languages and language packs see:

Updated Dictionaries

English (en-US, en-*)

Gaelic (gd)

French (fr)

Italian (it)

Spanish (es)

Bug Fixes

As of September 10 th there were 42 issues that have been resolved.

This list can be found at: <>

You will need an OpenOffice Bugzilla login to view it.

(An OpenOffice Bugzilla login will enable you to search for any bugs that may interest you.)

Important bug fixes have been made in these areas:

  • None at this time.

The QE team has been tracking additional fixes as well. See their complete reports at:

Known Issues

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