The OASIS Open Document Format for Office Applications (often abbreviated to OpenDocument or ODF) is an open format for saving and exchanging documents such as formatted text, spreadsheets, databases, charts, and presentations. OpenOffice.org used OpenDocument as its native format from version 2.0 onward. Versions 2.0–2.3.0 default to the ODF 1.0 file format; versions 2.3.1–2.4.3 default to ODF 1.1; versions 3.0 onward default to ODF 1.2.
Provides a home for libraries that ease the development of applications that support ODF.
Press release from ISO concerning the approval of ODF v1.0 as the standard ISO/IEC 26300.
Official press release covering the approval of ODF v1.0.
Online book with useful information for developers about how to work with the format. Available in HTML and PDF formats, with option to purchase a hard-copy.
Project for the development of an open, XML-based document format. Includes a list of activities, workgroups, and documents.
Includes a plug-in which allows import and export of OpenDocument files. Documentation, downloads, and information for contributors.
Open-source command-line tool which converts OpenDocument Text to plain text.
Contains OpenDocument standards, locations of downloads and versions.
Grass roots group promoting the file format. Details of activities, online resources, and membership information.
Cross-platform viewer for ODF files. Download, FAQ, and development status.
Community gathering place and information resource for the OpenDocument Format (ODF) OASIS Standard. Includes news and a wiki knowledgebase.
Contains a number of ODF related articles.
Sam Hiser looks at ODF, how it implements XML for office documents, the technical and political wranglings in the standard, and the currently available tools and applications.
Encyclopedia article explaining the format, its features and implications.
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