Tag Archive: Lotus Symphony

Apache OpenOffice 4Compatible with other major office suites Apache OpenOffice 4.0 has been released

Presented release of the Apache OpenOffice 4.0 office suite, which absorbed part of the improvements developed as part of the product Lotus Symphony, the code of which was handed over by IBM after the Apache Foundation’s decision to stop the development of a separate fork and focus on developing core codebase Apache OpenOffice.

The new version is notable for the implementation of an improved user interface, a significant improvement in compatibility with the formats of Microsoft Office, advanced tools for working with graphics, numerous performance optimizations. 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

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