Newest release of open source suite comes as LibreOffice now claims 80 million active users around the world.
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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The free open-source alternative to Microsoft Office now has a new edition with enhancements for both users and developers.
Take a look at the apps that make up LibreOffice, a popular open-source competitor to Microsoft Office.
Programmers are working on liberating the open-source office suite from personal computers with tablet and browser versions due by early 2013.
Not only does it have the best interface around, it also brings innovations like tabbed document viewing and drag-and-drop paragraph adjustment.
Developers may have to adapt to browsers that lose features, such as CSS Variables, as Google and Apple part ways in browser development.
The dirt-cheap system-on-a-stick gets a moderated hub for content of all kinds, sans Angry Birds, for once.
The dirt-cheap British-made PC now has its own app store, making it easy to download games and useful programs.
OpenOffice and LibreOffice are great, but they can feel a little bloated, especially on startup. If you're on Windows and want a lighter-weight office suite, check out Kingsoft Office Suite. You can do most everything that Microsoft Office offers but with less of a footprint.