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THE exciting news last week was the release of LibreOffice 3.5, the latest version of the free and open source office productivity suite.

Like the OpenOffice project from which it sprang, LibreOffice is a completely free suite of applications for creating documents, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics and databases. Versions are available for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X and Linux. On Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora and openSUSE, LibreOffice is automatically installed.

Compatible with MS Office, LibreOffice enables users to read and write Word documents, Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations. Unlike the commercial suite from Microsoft, LibreOffice comes with no licensing fees, so you can download and use it free of charge from The Document Foundation Web site (http://www.libreoffice.org). If you’re a LibreOffice user, you’re in good company. Since its launch in January 2011, the program has been downloaded about 7.5 million times.

So what’s new with Version 3.5?




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