IBM says its free Lotus Symphony productivity suite has attracted 100,000 registered users in the first week of...
The software is aimed at both businesses and consumers and the download rate surpasses the initial record held by established messaging product Lotus Notes, said IBM.
Lotus Symphony is integrated with the latest version of the paid-for Notes suite, but can be used as a standalone product.
The free product uses the open-source Open Document Format (ODF) to support file creation and sharing.
Lotus Symphony is comprised of three core applications: Lotus Symphony Documents, Lotus Symphony Spreadsheets and Lotus Symphony Presentations.