NeoOffice 3.3 Release Notes

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Current Version

The latest version of NeoOffice is: 3.3.

NeoOffice 3.3 requires an Intel Macintosh running Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher. Some Aqua features will appear differently depending on your version of Mac OS X.

(NeoOffice 3.2.1 is still available for users with Intel Macs running Mac OS X 10.5.8 to Mac OS X 10.7.4 [without a Retina display].)

You can find the MD5SUMs for current NeoOffice downloads (main binary, language packs, and patches) on the NeoOffice MD5 Checksums page.


If you want to receive announcements whenever a patch or new release of NeoOffice is available, there are several options available:

  • NeoOffice has built-in update checking, which by default checks for updates once a week.
  • Trinity users can sign up for email notifications of any release or patch announcements posted in this topic by clicking on this link.
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  • Twitter users can also follow NeoOffice on Twitter for patch and release announcements.

Current Patch

3.3 Patch-17 is now available. The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Selecting NeoOffice’s “Paste Image from Camera or Scanner” menu item on Mac OS X 10.8 will no longer cause a crash.
  • The new Mac OS X 10.8 dictation feature now works in NeoOffice.
  • Pasting text into a Calc cell when the current cell is in edit mode will no longer possibly cause a crash.
  • NeoOffice no longer displays measurements using the incorrect units when the Paragraph dialog is displayed using a custom Writer toolbar button.

Note: 3.3 Patch-17 requires a full installation of NeoOffice 3.3 and will not install on any version of NeoOffice 3.2 or NeoOffice 3.3 Beta. Patch-17 includes all fixes and additions of previous patches.

Older Patches

3.3 Patch-1: The new changes included in this patch are listed below:

  • Fixed a memory leak that could cause NeoOffice to run out of memory and crash after periods of prolonged usage.
  • Fixed a bug that caused certain types of OpenType fonts to not appear in PDF files created using NeoOffice’s “Export as PDF” feature.

New Features in NeoOffice 3.3

If you have not downloaded a release of NeoOffice since version 3.2, there are several new features in NeoOffice 3.3. Some of the most significant include:

  • Compatible with Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and Gatekeeper
  • High resolution text drawing on Retina displays
  • New Cocoa code replaces Java, which is no longer required for core functionality
  • Improved startup and printing speed
  • English, French, German, and Italian language packs included in the default install

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