Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

OpenOffice.org download options page lists a source archive file named "binfilter".

alt text

What is a binfilter?

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

up vote 0 down vote accepted

It has to do with the file formats supported, check here for more information about it: http://framework.openoffice.org/binfilter.html

Is has been obsolete since OOo 1.1 and should be downloaded separately.

share|improve this answer

From the framework wiki page:

Binary Filters provides the import / export filters for the old StarOffice file formats.

So, in short, it provides the ability to open older binary StarOffice file formats which are now obsolete.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.