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LibreOffice 4.1The Document Foundation company has presented to the public the next stable version of the open office suite LibreOffice for platforms Windows, Mac and Linux.

The developer presents the LibreOffice 4.1 solution as the most versatile office suite and the most viable alternative to Microsoft Office. In version 4.1, a new sidebar appeared (similar to what was implemented in OpenOffice 4.0).

The LibreOffice office suite includes:

– word processor;
– application to a spreadsheet;
– tools to create presentations;
– database;
– drawing tools;
– means of mathematical calculations. Continue reading

Kingsoft Office logoKingsoft Office English-Language Website: Kingsoft / WPS Office, developed in China, office suite for Linux

International website of community of users of the project’s Kingsoft Office (also known as WPS Office), under which the Chinese developers develops analog office suite MS Office, written in Qt and aimed to work in Linux has been launched.

The site contains a set of English-language information on the project, a forum and distributed build localized for English-speaking users (previously assemblies supplied only through the forum in Chinese). Finished assemblies are available in the form of RPM packages and DEB.

The structure includes a word processor, a system for creating presentations and spreadsheet. The package is distributed free of charge. Advantage over LibreOffice, Google Docs and Lotus Symphony is familiar to users MS Office interface, which enables users to simplify the transition to the new package. Continue reading

Open SourceThe Document Foundation announced LibreOffice 3.6.6, for Windows, MacOS and Linux, targeted to enterprises.

Open Office suite LibreOffice 4.0 was released about two months ago, but in practice, business users and home users of this product are often more interested in a stable set of software, rather than a solution to support the latest features of working with documents. That’s why The Document Foundation is not recommended to use for corporate use LibreOffice 4.0, preferring to recommend version 3.6, released last year.

Especially for those who are still working with LibreOffice 3.6 the developers of this product last week released a cumulative update, which was removed more than fifty previously identified vulnerabilities. In The Document Foundation said that the increasing demand for an open set there is in a business area, so for this category of consumers is also available in sets of bug fixes. Continue reading

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