OpenOffice.org 3.1 released - download the genuine and FREE version now!

The final version of OpenOffice.org 3.1 is available for download now!

A lot of new features and improvements make it really worth updating to this new version.

Important: Make sure to download genuine OpenOffice.org from a trusted site!

Almost daily, the OpenOffic.org Security Team receives mails from people who downloaded from commercial sites and had to charge for that in advance, or are asked for some kind of key or serial number when they want to install.

Selling OpenOffice.org is allowed, and is fine as long as you get some extra service, like a CD, printed handbook or support. Unfortunately, some people and companies try to make easy money with OpenOffice.org, without providing any extras, and these download sites are often in the first hits when searching for OOo downloads.

If you are not sure whether or not a download site can be trusted, simply use http://OpenOffice.org.This is very easy to remember, and mirrors make sure that you don't have to care about optimal download locations yourself.


Comments:

I think sun need to be more aggressive in protecting the OOo trademark...sure the code is open source but you dont need to suffer the OpenOffice brand being misused by opportunistic and unethical people.

Posted by Che Kristo on May 07, 2009 at 06:53 AM CEST #

>If you are not sure whether or not a download site can be trusted, simply use http://OpenOffice.org

Or better yet, use go-oo.org

Posted by Kelly Clowers on May 07, 2009 at 12:49 PM CEST #

@Che
Don't worry, Oracle will take care of it :)

Posted by Ramesh on May 07, 2009 at 08:31 PM CEST #

Are you sure you can trust all of the mirrors?

I recently ended up with one of those hoax winxp installers when installing for a friend.. and I am pretty sure I started from openoffice.org website.

Posted by Tuomas on May 22, 2009 at 01:36 AM CEST #

Hi Tuomas,

I guess we should make the MD5 values easier to find ;)

http://download.openoffice.org/3.1.0/md5sums.html

On Windows, the installation sets should be digitally signed meanwhile...

Posted by Malte on May 25, 2009 at 05:41 AM CEST #

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