Openoffice.org 3.0 is launched.
OpenOffice.org 3.0 beta is ready for testing
The official site says A Start Centre is added,new fresh-looking icons, and a new zoom control in the status bar.
Another major feature
OpenOffice.org 3.0 will support the upcoming OpenDocument Format (ODF) 1.2 standard, and is capable of opening files created with MS-Office 2007 or MS-Office 2008 for Mac OS X (.docx, .xlsx, .pptx, etc.). This is in addition to read and write support for the MS-Office binary file formats (.doc, .xls, .ppt, etc.).
It can be also run on MAC OS X without X11.