IBM Lotus Symphony DocumentsFree App
IBM Lotus Symphony Documents is a word processor, embedded as a part of Lotus Symphony freeware project suite. The development of tool is ceased starting from 2013, whereas the final build has been released to public on January 2012. It should be mentioned that at first the project was distributed as the commercial tool with shareware license, but afterwards the developers decided to move it to the freeware branch. Currently the development effort of the IBM Lotus Symphony Documents applet is moved to OpenOffice initiative, and the source code is donated to Apache production team.
Primary IBM Lotus Symphony Documents features
On the software market the project is distinguished due to several individual opportunities and capabilities, among which are:
- the support of VBA-scripts;
- the full integration into ODF 1.2 standard;
- the full compatibility with OLE for Office 2007;
- the possibility to insert OLE-, video and audio-files;
- new clipart gallery;
- the capability to create new labels and business cards, new template files;
- the opportunity to embed VML-images into OOXML files;
- the support of several parameters for the protection of worksheets and lists in VBA API;
- the add-ons support for downloading the spell checking dictionary on 22 languages for Windows system;
- the improved graphical rendering due to enhancement of smoothing.
Now a few words about the individual abilities of the word processor itself:
- the support of native embedded tables;
- the compatibility with multi-paged model set;
- the autotext function is also supported.
Although the project is currently not supported and developed, you may still download IBM Lotus Symphony Documents for free from a variety of external non-official web-servers and software portals. If you use Windows XP or Vista, for instance, this tool will become a true windfall for you.
The product is entirely compatible with the following file formats: odt, doc, docx, dot. Regarding the pdf extension, the engine may only export the objects stored in this particular format.