OpenOffice (OOo =

A popular open-source software office suite. See

Often abbreviated OOo for, it includes several software features:

Localisation of OpenOffice

The OOo localisation (L10n) project homepage is:

The OOo "Native Language Confederation" homepage is: sites)

African languages in which OOo has been localised include:

The LocaleGEN tool was used in Marrackech at the Localizatin Blitz. Here is a link to the work that has been done during that workshop on creating OpenOffice locales.

Projects listed under the "Native Language Confederation" include:

Projects for other African languages

Projects exist or are in active planning for:


Page with information on OOo Dictionaries: sites)