Lotus Symphony Now Reads Office 2007 Documents

Article Source ComputerWorld
June 17, 2009, 9:01 pm

IBM today announced the release of Lotus Symphony 1.3, an update to its year-old free productivity suite that for the first time lets users import files saved in Microsoft Office 2007’s native Office Open XML (OOXML) document format.

The move brings Symphony up to par with OpenOffice.org, the open-source suite it is based on. OpenOffice.org 3.0, released last fall, lets users import OOXML documents…