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.
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.
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.
OpenOffice.org fans strike out on their own with the Document Foundation and LibreOffice--without Oracle's backing.
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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.