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Coming up on Friday: first Bug Hunting Session for LibreOffice 6.0 Alpha 1

The LibreOffice community has returned from a great conference in Rome (more on that later this week), and we’re now working eagerly on LibreOffice 6.0, which is due to be released at the end of January 2018. This version will include a large number of new features – and those already implemented are

The LibreOffice Conference 2017 begins!

This year’s LibreOffice Conference, which is being held in Rome, has started. Over 160 people have registered, and the event begins with an overview of The Document Foundation, LibreOffice and our sponsors. If you’re attending the conference, we hope you have a great time! We’ll be posting regular updates on

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 5.4.2

Berlin, October 5, 2017 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 5.4.2, the second minor release of the LibreOffice 5.4 family, which was originally announced in early August. LibreOffice 5.4.2 continues to represent the bleeding edge in terms of features, and as such is targeted at technology enthusiasts and early adopters.

TDF suggests

LibreOffice community celebrates 7th anniversary

Results of survey amongst desktop users confirm project’s momentum

Berlin, September 28, 2017 – Today, the LibreOffice community celebrates the 7th anniversary of the leading

Coming up on 28th September: Reddit “Ask us Anything” (and a birthday)

Thursday, 28th September 2017 will be a special day – not only is it the seventh birthday of The Document Foundation, but we will also be running an “Ask me (us) Anything” session on Reddit – specifically, the /r/linux subreddit.

Team and board members from The Document Foundation will be on hand to answer

Document Liberation Project: New releases


LibreOffice’s native file format is the fully standardised OpenDocument Format. This is ideal for long-term storage of data, but many of us have to work with other file formats as well, including those generated by proprietary software. The Document Liberation Project (DLP) develops libraries to help