LibreOffice 5.4.1

LibreOffice is a powerful office suite. It provides a simple and intuitive interface with various editing tools. It's comprised of Writer, the word processor, Calc, the spreadsheet application, Impress, the presentation engine, Draw, a drawing and flowcharting application, Base, an database frontend, and Math for editing mathematics and formulas. It's derived from OpenOffice.org and supports the OpenDocument Formats as well as proprietary/legacy office documents.

Tags office desktop opendocument writer excel end-users word-processor spreadsheet
License GNU LGPLv3
State beta

Recent Releases

5.4.101 Sep 2017 07:55 minor feature: Approximately 100 bug fixes. Writer enhancements: AutoText import from .dotx and .dotm files blog entry. RTF filter now supports all types of custom document. New "Edit Section" UNO command which works if cursor is in a section, has been created and added in context menu. New "Footnotes and Endnotes" UNO command. Huge improvement in the export of bullets numbering via copy paste. New formatting toolbar focused on the use of styles is accessible through View Toolbars Formatting (Styles). Styles submenu was added to Context Menu. AutoCorrect options for markup strikeout and italic are added. Calc: CSV export settings are now remembered. Support negative year date (BCE) in cell input and date display. New function ROUNDSIG to round a value at a number of significant digits. Chart New feature - Pivot Charts. Core / General The standard color palette was updated. New 'chart palettes' color palette was created containing multiple chart palettes. Improvements in EMF+ vector images import (used by .doc, docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt file formats). LibreOffice now uses pdfium to render inserted PDF images. Improve performance by avoiding compression of PNG compression of un-changed tiles, and by avoiding sending PNG's that are already at the client side. Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP2 are both deprecated. The 5.4 release will be the last with any support of these OS.
5.2.527 Jan 2017 05:45 minor feature: This is the fifth release of the 5.2.x branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. This version may contain a few annoying which will be in the next versions to come. Detailed release notes can be accessed from the list below.
5.2.423 Dec 2016 21:05 minor feature: This is the fourth release of the 5.2.x branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. This version may contain a few annoying which will be in the next versions to come. Detailed release notes can be accessed from the list below.
5.2.323 Nov 2016 06:25 minor feature: This is the third release of the 5.2.x branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. This version may contain a few annoying which will be in the next versions to come. Detailed release notes can be accessed from the list below.
5.2.230 Sep 2016 03:15 minor feature: This is the second release of the 5.2.x branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. This version may contain a few annoying which will be in the next versions to come. Detailed release notes can be accessed from the list below.
5.2.109 Sep 2016 07:05 minor feature: This is the second release of the 5.2.x branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. This version may contain a few annoying which will be in the next versions to come. Detailed release notes can be accessed from the list below.
5.1.424 Jun 2016 06:25 minor feature: This is the fourth release of the 5.1.x branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. This version may contain a few annoying which will be in the next versions to come. Detailed release notes can be accessed from the list below.
5.1.309 Jun 2016 08:25 minor feature: This is the third release of the 5.1.x branch of LibreOffice which contains new features and program enhancements. As such, the version is stable and is suitable for all users. This version may contain a few annoying which will be in the next versions to come. Detailed release notes can be accessed from the list below.
5.0.005 Aug 2015 15:25 minor feature: LibreOffice 5.0 builds on the success of the 4.x family, which has been deployed by over 80 million users (source: TDF estimate, based on users pinging for updates), including large organizations in Europe and South America. LibreOffice 5.0 sports a significantly improved user interface, with a better management of the screen space and a cleaner look. In addition, it offers better interoperability with office suites such as Microsoft Office and Apple iWork, thanks to new and improved filters to handle non standard formats. Other improvements have been added to every module of the suite, and Windows 64bit builds (Vista and later) have been added.
4.4.531 Jul 2015 03:17 minor feature: please start LibreOffice at least once before installing a languagepack, languagepacks are unsigned and require to use "Open" from the contextmenu while pressing the "Option" key, to make use of dictionaries shipped with a languagepack, please see tdf#90298
4.4.401 Jul 2015 06:05 minor feature: please start LibreOffice at least once before installing a languagepack, languagepacks are unsigned and require to use "Open" from the contextmenu while pressing the "Option" key, to make use of dictionaries shipped with a languagepack, please see tdf#90298
5.0.0-beta123 May 2015 02:05 major feature: Upcoming new features in Writer: Word-compatible text highlighting. Image cropping per mouse. Better calculation of displayed page number. Table management similar to Calc. Toolbar improvements. Calc adds conditional formatting, scientific and number formatting, table structured references, image cropping/changing. Impress and Draw: toolbar rearrangements, area fill dropdown. New core features for all office tools: PDF export with timestamp protocol, Adobe swatch exchange color palettes, preservation of invisible email content. More OOXML and MSO2007 compatibility filters, MediaWiki markup export. Some general UI changes, HiDPI support, more context menu refinements, new icon theme Breeze from KDE, updated Tango and Sifr icon set.
4.4.203 Apr 2015 18:25 minor bugfix: Fix __refheading__ regression, set only CrossRefs as TOC. Filter ends with / does not end with correction. Partially revert "package: Do not bother with deflating jpeg images". Please start LibreOffice at least once before installing a languagepack. Languagepacks are unsigned and require to use "Open" from the contextmenu while pressing the "Option" key. To make use of dictionaries shipped with a languagepack, please see tdf.
4.4.127 Feb 2015 17:45 minor bugfix: iSwFrm::PaintBackground: handle fill attrs when comparing background. add matrix empty cells to ScInterpreter::QueryMatrixType(). don't lose fontwork objects. crash on merging certain cells imported from a .doc. crash undoing tricky cell merge. export to OOXML that need argument changes. SwFrm::PaintBackground: handle fill attrs when comparing. background. EDITING: String with hyperlink not pasted. use loaded graphic's width/height as defaults. images in help html stuck at default placeholder size. update checker tries to add icon to toc preview toolbar. related: calculate ideal width after icon style entries are added. fix handling of empty arguments in IF(), IFERROR() and IFNA(). do not hold a ScFormulaCell** in group area listener. sw: Remove unnecessary downcast. fix Undo of Numbering Level change crash. if no SwView then disable accept/reject change buttons. add missing small delete table icons.
4.4.029 Jan 2015 14:36 major feature: LibreOffice 4.4 oomes with a renewed UX and various design enhancements. Dialogs have been converted, menu bars redesigned, context menus enhanced, better toolbars, status bars and rulers became more user-friendly. The new monochrome Sifr icon them is now default on all platformsm and there's a new color selector, and a better integrated sidebar. Support of OpenGL transitions in Windows, and improved implementation based on the new OpenGL framework; Digital signing of PDF files during the export process; Installation of free fonts Carlito and Caladea to replace proprietary Microsoft C-Fonts Calibri and Cambria, to get rid of font related issues while opening OOXML files; Addition of several new default templates, designed by volunteers; Visual editing of Impress master pages, to remove unwanted elements, adding or hiding a level to the outline numbering, and toggling bullets on or off; Better Track Changes with new buttons in the Track Changes toolbar and AutoCorrect features in Writer; Improved import filters for Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Publisher and AbiWord files, and Microsoft Works spreadsheets; New import filters for Adobe Pagemaker, MacDraw, MacDraw II and RagTime for Mac; Greatly expanded support for media capabilities on each platform.
4.3.521 Dec 2014 11:45 minor feature:
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4.3.129 Aug 2014 03:16 minor feature:
4.3.030 Jul 2014 16:56 major feature: The first release from the stable 4.3 branch adds significant new functionality and a refreshed VLC gui toolkit with new cross-plattform icon set. Impress supports animated 3D models and fit slides. Writer moved its navigation and added font resizing buttons, supports DrawingML, nested comments, proportive image scaling, relative and vertical text frame alignment. Calc brings smarter formula highlighting and new formula engine, text conversion models, CoinMP interfacing and a statistics wizard. OOXML, DOCX and PDF import has been improved. It also brings improvements to the start center, and initial HiDpi support, and a new Access2Base version.
4.2.506 Jul 2014 02:10 minor bugfix: The extension reference version has been bumped to 4.1 to align with changes from Apache OpenOffice. Saving to old and proprietary OOo/StarOffice fileformats has been removed. Mac version doesn't bundle the mediawiki extension. Help content is available via an online service, or alternatively as a separate install. On Linux the GCJ Java variant has known issues with LibreOffice, and using OpenJDK is advised instead. Some menu entries have changed or added, possibly requiring users to reset customized menu settings.