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In 1999 Sun Microsystems acquired StarOffice from the StarDivision. In 2010 Oracle acquired Sun and re-branded it to Oracle Open Office. Soon after in 2011, Oracle Open Office was discontinued. So now it is really down to the other two more prominent derivatives – LibreOffice (LO) vs Apache OpenOffice (AOO).

Being derivatives of the open source, both LO and AOO offer fairly similar look and feel. You can easily find various opinions on LO vs AOO in the Internet. The key point is LO has had far more frequent software releases than AOO – an indication of the product is in active development. If you value this aspect then LO has an edge here. Also, I noticed LO offers 64-bit version for Windows. AOO is only availble in 32-bit flavor for Windows.