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    Default LibreOffice 5.0 released - Now available for download

    Do you want a FREE office-program ?

    LibreOffice 5.0 has been released (2015-08-06)

    "LibreOffice is a powerful office suite; its clean interface and powerful tools let you unleash your creativity,
    and grow your productivity.

    LibreOffice embeds several applications that make it the most powerful Free & Open Source Office suite on the market:
    Writer, the word processor,
    Calc, the spreadsheet application,
    Impress, the presentation engine,
    Draw, our drawing and flowcharting application,
    Base, our database and database frontend,
    Math for editing mathematics.

    Windows 10 compatibility and superior interoperability features

    LibreOffice 5.0 sports a significantly improved user interface, with a better management of the screen space and a cleaner look.
    In addition, it offers better interoperability with office suites such as Microsoft Office and Apple iWork,
    thanks to new and improved filters to handle non standard formats.
    Other improvements have been added to every module of the suite,
    and Windows 64bit builds (Vista and later) have been added.

    A new version for new endeavours: LibreOffice 5.0 is the cornerstone of the mobile clients on Android and Ubuntu Touch,
    as well as the upcoming cloud version.
    As such, LibreOffice 5.0 serves as the foundation of current developments and is a great platform to extend, innovate and collaborate!

    A beautiful office suite designed by a fantastic community: With new icons and major improvements to menus and sidebar,
    LibreOffice looks nicer and helps users in being creative and getting things done the right way.
    In addition, style management is now more intuitive thanks to the visual preview of styles right in the interface.

    Spreadsheets that rock: LibreOffice 5.0 ships with an impressive number of new and enhanced spreadsheet features:
    complex formulae, new functions, conditional formatting, image cropping, table addressing and much more.

    Calc’s blend of performance and features makes it an enterprise-ready,
    heavy duty spreadsheet capable of handling all kinds of workload for an impressive range of use cases.

    Better filters for better documents: LibreOffice 5 ships with many improvements to document import and export filters,
    for an enhanced document conversion fidelity all around.

    In addition, it is now possible to timestamp PDF files generated with LibreOffice.
    "

    A complete list of the most significant New Features

    Info: https://www.libreoffice.org/

    Download: https://www.libreoffice.org/download/libreoffice-fresh/
    Last edited by hackerman1; 24th August 2015 at 19:46.
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    Have you never heard about LibreOffice ?

    Perhaps OpenOffice sound more familiar....?
    OpenOffice have been the "official" officesuite for Linux for many years, and have been popular also on Windows systems.

    LibreOffice was forked (Wiki, Fork) from OpenOffice in 2010, and now that OpenOffice seams to be "dead", LibreOffice can be considered the successor of OpenOffice.

    Wiki, LibreOffice

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    Yes, at least I was aware of this.

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