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1.26.2011

Free Office Suite - LibreOffice 3.3 Final Released

LibreOffice is a productivity suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and available on a variety of platforms. The goal is to produce a vendor-independent office suite with ODF support and without any copyright assignment requirements. As free software, users are free to download, modify, use and distribute LibreOffice. 

LibreOffice is a fork of OpenOffice, it is open-source, community-driven and developed software by the not--profit organization, The Document Foundation.

After 4 RC releases, the first stable release was released( 3.3/25 January 2011). It's available in more than 30 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

The LibreOffice Start Center

Some New Features
  • Import SVG pictures into Draw and edit them interactively
  • New easy-to-use dialog box for title pages
  • Navigator lets you unfold one heading as usual in a tree view
  • MS Works import filter
  • Load and Save ODF documents in flat XML to make external XSLT processing easier
  • SVG import into Writer
  • Lotus Word Pro import filter
LibreOffice 3.3 is available at http://www.libreoffice.org/download/

For Ubuntu users, you can use PPA to install it ;)
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa
    sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libreoffice
-- GNOME:
    sudo apt-get install libreoffice-gnome
-- KDE:
    sudo apt-get install libreoffice-kde