LibreOffice is a comprehensive and reliable Office program and leaves nothing to be desired.
LibreOffice is a descendant of the free Office suite OpenOffice.
Including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and drawing program.
So without any Office program, a PC is somewhat incomplete. Fortunately, you have to spend but not necessarily much money for a full-fledged Office. There is a free alternative with the full-featured of versions of expensive Office with LibreOffice.
LibreOffice, what should that be again a cheap office which is then not compatible with text and table on the hard drive? Fortunately not, LibreOffice is a project from the famous OpenOffice. Some developers of the OpenOffice.org community have positioned itself against the manufacturer of Sun and founded "The Document Foundation" in a project that aims to make the popular OpenOffice even better.
And actually, that succeeded them. Free Office program provides everything you expect from an Office software. In addition to the extensive text processing including spelling found in the functionality of course a spreadsheet, and a presentation program that does not need to hide behind PowerPoint. Let the math module created with scientific formulas in word processing or spreadsheet insert for the somewhat tough math problems. Draw LibreOffice offers also a graphics engine for sketches or elaborate drawings.
The best feature set but no good if not also foreign document formats can be read. LibreOffice shines here with a large format import for Microsoft .xls or .doc and. docx. Otherwise, LibreOffice stores preferably in the open document format. The software imports even damaged documents reliably, some paid Office programs you would need to buy additional expensive programs for. At LibreOffice is a free download and you don't have to worry more about the choice of Office software.
-No administrative overhead for the necessary licensing.
-no language barriers.
-freely available source code under an OSI Certified license.
LibreOffice roots date back 20 years. This can be used on a wealth of experience. Thousands of users worldwide participated already in the beta testing of the new software version 3.3. With its completely open development process hides nothing LibreOffice and it gives everyone the opportunity to participate in the improvement of the product.
The software can be used immediately by anyone who has ever worked with Office programs. It's easy to switch to LibreOffice – the software reads most file formats of Office packages offered on the market. LibreOffice is supported by a global community; Volunteers help newcomers and advanced users can find help on complex issues.
WRITER is the word processor of LibreOffice. Use it for everything: illustrations embedded by simple letter to the complex book with hyperlinks, table of contents, bibliographies, and something you else on tasks. AutoComplete, AutoFormat and spell checking as you type make difficult tasks easier. Writer dominated several desktop publishing tasks, such as creating newsletters with multiple columns or brochures. The only limit is your imagination.
CALC Tames your columns of numbers and help you with difficult choices to weigh up the alternatives. With Calc, analyze, add, and present your data. The transparency of your numbers help diagrams and tools for evaluation. A fully integrated help system makes it easy for you to entering complex formulas. Insert external data in Calc, sort and filter them in the data pilots, create there, subtotals, and statistical analysis. Use the preview to find the appropriate representation of a large number of 2D and 3D graphics in 13 categories including line, area, bar, cake -, XY and network diagrams with dozens of variations.
IMPRESS is the fastest and easiest way to create effective multimedia presentations. Impressive animations and spectacular special effects help you convince your listeners.
DRAW creates all the drawings, by the simple chart up to dynamic 3D illustrations with special effects.
BASE is the base module. Seamlessly integrate your database in LibreOffice base. Create and modify tables, forms, queries, and reports, use your own database (MySQL, PostgreSQL or Microsoft Access) or the HSQL database integrated in BASE.
The SUITE offers PDF export from all modules (except BASE). Always there is also the PDF import to DRAW as well as the extension manager.
Especially bugs were fixed. The fixes were integrated into the version.