StarOffice 5.x

StarOffice, initially from Star Division GmbH is an office suite containing a word processor, spreadsheet, drawing program, and graphing program. It was later owned by Sun Microsystems and then Oracle, and spawned the open source OpenOffice and LibreOffice. Also see the earlier StarWriter


Release notes

Version 5.x features an integrated desktop, and it has its own built in web browser. All applications run as child windows of a main MDI windows.

Version 5.0 and early 5.1 releases require both an installation and a registration key. During the 5.1 time frame, Sun acquired StarOffice from StarDivision, and the registration requirement was removed.

Version 5.2 is the last to contain the integrated desktop, web browser, and other modules.

Product type
Application Word Processor
Release date
Minimum CPU
User interface
Download count
10 (4 for release)


Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
StarOffice 5.0 Personal Edition for Windows 5.0 Personal Edition for Windows English 54.94MB 2
StarOffice 5.1 for Windows [French] 5.1 for Windows French 86.6MB 1
StarOffice 5.1a for Linux and Windows [German] 5.1a for Linux and Windows German 166.54MB 0
StarOffice 5.1a for OS2 5.1a for OS2 English 67.07MB 1
StarOffice 5.2 for Linux and Windows [German] 5.2 for Linux and Windows German 185.17MB 0
StarOffice 5.2 for Windows 5.2 for Windows English 92.72MB 0


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