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Office shootout: OpenOffice.org Impress vs. Microsoft PowerPoint, round 2

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 200.107.49.51] on October 02, 2007 02:34 PM
He doesn't mention the performance advantage of MS Office. Many users fire up Impress (or any OOo program) for the first time, and after waiting 60 seconds, immediately uninstall the suite. It's truly ridiculous. In Impress, loading is slow, slideshow mode is slow, multimedia is terribly slow, transitions are jerky, and memory usage is terribly high.

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