LibreOffice is a simple, lightweight, cross-platform and open source office suite with an intuitive interface and powerful tools that improve productivity. It is available for different operating systems and architectures.
LibreOffice incorporates several applications, Writer, the word processor, Calc the spreadsheet, Impress presentation editor, Math for mathematical formula editing, Draw which is a drawing application and flow diagrams and Base, the database e interface with other databases. In addition, Writer also works as a design program: it allows you to make texts, create interiors of books and magazines. It also greatly improved the compatibility with the Microsoft Office suite.
LibreOffice is customizable, for example, The interface of the context menu for dynamic tables is very simple, then from Tools> Customize, you can add the options of Data: Show details, Hide details, Group and Ungroup and already have a more manageable dynamic table, almost as much as in Excel. libreOffice exports in ePub, XHTML, MediaWiki and in image format. In my opinion, one of the most important features LibreOffice is the number of extensions it has, which adds more specific features, templates, and powerful mechanisms according to the needs of users. As for OpenPGP keys, they can be used to sign documents on all desktop platforms (with experimental encryption support), it is noteworthy that it has a large community that supports it and an improved documentation
LibreOffice 6 base has presented some errors with the conversion from hsqldb to firebird, if there is a table view with a calculated field gives an error. There is no editing mode as queries nor editing in sql mode. Although LibreOffice is heading to be one of the best suites for its versatility, it can not be ignored that the Microsoft Office suite has a large part of the market and functions that are not yet supported by this application
Save costs since you do not need to buy a license, and has improved its interface and tools, besides that now you can export your documents to epub
- Export to ePub, XHTML, MediaWiki.
- It also greatly improved the compatibility with the Microsoft Office suite.
- expands the extensions that improve the usability of the app