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Open Source Office Apps: Calligra Suite vs LibreOffice

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For home and enterprise users alike, software like LibreOffice has made desktop Linux a whole lot easier. A reliable office suite is a key part of using a modern computer for most people. Given that important, it’s worth noting that a new Koffice fork has been developed. It’s called Calligra Suite.

Unlike LibreOffice, which doesn't reflect the styles of one desktop environment over another, Calligra Suite is based on Qt and was definitely designed with the KDE user in mind.

In this article, I'll be comparing LibreOffice with the Calligra Suite. I'll be examining the layout of the application features, along with the functionality provided.

Is one better than the other?




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