LibreOffice is a great office suite, but it can't compete with modern apps that offer strong compatibility with Microsoft Office, and also work on mobile devices and the Web.
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Take a look at the apps that make up LibreOffice, a popular open-source competitor to Microsoft Office.
Newest release of open source suite comes as LibreOffice now claims 80 million active users around the world.
The free open-source alternative to Microsoft Office now has a new edition with enhancements for both users and developers.
It's still free, thank goodness, but I'm not loving certain changes to the company's model.
Surprise! It IS Kingsoft Office, just with a new name, new features, and plenty of other goodies designed to make you forget Microsoft's suite.
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Programmers are working on liberating the open-source office suite from personal computers with tablet and browser versions due by early 2013.
Programmers gave Oracle's OpenOffice a good code-scrubbing to build the LibreOffice 3.3 offshoot. Expect more visible changes with 3.4 later this year.
Not only does it have the best interface around, it also brings innovations like tabbed document viewing and drag-and-drop paragraph adjustment.