Following the success of ODF Translator V1.0, right away, Milestone 1 Release for ODF Translator V2.0 is available for download in ODF Convertor SourceForge website and next and final milestone planned sometime during first week of August, 2008.

M1 - Release

Current Milestone 1 Release for ODF Translator V2.0 extends the functionality on translating Text documents, Spreadsheets and Presentations from OpenXML to ODF and vice versa on following features for the convertors.

Excel (Download Excel Translator -M1)

  • Chart Features such as Chart Area, Chart Wall, Legends
  • Implementation of Reported Defects (Cell borders, Commandline, Freeze Pane, Font change, ODS filters, Reverse Roundtrip, Crash Defect etc)

Word (Download Word Translator -M1)

  • Basic conversion of VML shapes
  • Implementation of Reported Defects

PowerPoint (Download PPT Translator -M1)

  • Slide Transition
  • Basic OLE
  • Implementation of Reported Defects (Text of notes, Animation actions, Image color properties, Default save as file name, Gradient direction, Roundtrip, Option dialog etc)


Upcoming M2 - Release

M2 Release of V2.0 will be available in ODF Convertor SourceForge website some time during first week of August, 2008. Herein, see heads-up on upcoming release features.

Excel

  • Improvement of Chart properties
  • Digital Code Signing
  • Implementation of Reported Defects (Filters, Format of cells, Conversion time, Print etc)

Word


  • Improvement of VML shapes implementation
  • Digital Code Signing
  • Implementation of Reported Defects (Drawing object, Options Dialog for EN, Fidelity message for Japanese, Roundtrip, Localization, Build etc)

PowerPoint


  • Improvement of OLE objects
  • Digital Code Signing
  • Implementation of Reported Defects (Add-In dialog box, Tables, Uninstall, Read only files of PPT, Locale, Point of connectors, Default Tab Stop etc)

Stay tuned and check out new updates of V2.0 in this blog space.