Berlin, February 15, 2016 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 5.0.5, the fifth release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family. Following the announcement of LibreOffice 5.1, LibreOffice 5.0.5 becomes the “still” version (a stable version that has undergone more testing over a longer time), and can be used for the deployment in large organizations.
The Document Foundation suggests deploying LibreOffice 5.0.5 on a large scale only when backed by professional level 3 support from certified developers (a list available at: https://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/professional-support/). When migrating to LibreOffice from proprietary office suites, organizations should seek professional support from certified migration consultants and trainers, which are listed on the same webpage.
In addition, there are companies providing LibreOffice LTS (Long Term Support) versions, with incremental updates, targeted at enterprise deployments.
People interested in technical details about the release can access the change log here: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Releases/5.0.5/RC1 (fixed in RC1) and https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Releases/5.0.5/RC2 (fixed in RC2).
LibreOffice 5.0.5 is immediately available for download from the following link: http://www.libreoffice.org/download/libreoffice-still/.
LibreOffice users, free software advocates and community members can support The Document Foundation with a donation at http://donate.libreoffice.org. They can also buy LibreOffice merchandise from the brand new project shop: http://documentfoundation.spreadshirt.net/.