How can I download only Open Office Writer instead of the whole suite?
June 18, 2009 1:52 PM   Subscribe

Can I download only OpenOffice Writer?

I don't want the whole suite of OpenOffice..can i download only one program or pick and Writer and Calc (word and excel)
posted by ptsampras14 to Computers & Internet (4 answers total)
Best answer: you gotta download the whole package, but you can install only the bits you want.
posted by gnutron at 1:59 PM on June 18, 2009

If you are just looking for a free, lightweight and easy to use word processor, AbiWord is a great alternative to OOo. Word compatible as well. Possible downside: I don't think you're able to export to PDF anymore.
posted by speeb at 2:44 PM on June 18, 2009

I had real troubles with AbiWord, on two different Windoze machines; from what I experienced it is not yet ready for prime time. Just saying.
posted by dancestoblue at 3:36 PM on June 18, 2009

gnutron's got the answer. Besides (except for hard drive space) it can't hurt to have the rest of the suit.
posted by theichibun at 4:09 PM on June 18, 2009

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