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The Document Foundation released LibreOffice 6.0 Final, a new version of the free and open source Office suite, for all supported operating systems yesterday.

The new version of the application is available for all supported desktop operating system -- Linux, Mac OS and Windows -- and as a cloud version.

The new version of the Office program does not support Windows Vista, Windows XP, or Mac OS 10.8 anymore. LibreOffice 6.0 requires at least Windows 7 Service Pack 1 on Windows machines and Mac OS 10.9 on Mac OS systems.

LibreOffice 6.0 comes with a big list of changes and improvements that improve interoperability, security, core apps and the help system.

LibreOffice 6.0

Here is an overview of important changes in LibreOffice 6.0

  • LibreOffice 6.0 supports OpenPGP document signing and encryption as a major new feature on all desktop editions. Users may use OpenPGP to sign ODF documents and an (experimental) option to use OpenPGP to encrypt documents as well.
  • Writer: rotate images to any angle.
  • Writer: new default table style.
  • Writer: support for "Grammar By" spell checking which improves how new words are added to a dictionary by associating it with an existing word so that LibreOffice will recognize the new word with affixes or in compounds as well.
  • Calc: support for unformatted text pasting that preserves line breaks and tabs across multiple cells.
  • Calc: new spreadsheet functions SEARCHB, FINDB and REPLACEB
  • Calc: number of available rows in Online Calc increased to 0.5 million
  • General: support for user icon themes via extension manager
  • General: new fonts (Noto fonts, open source Hebrew fonts, open source Arabic fonts)
  • General: option to save the original or modified image.
  • General: redesigned visualization of table borders.
  • LibreOffice Help: new Help system online that replaced the old wikihelp system. Responsive design supported so that mobile access is improved.
  • Filters: new or improved filters
  • Dialogs: special characters dialog improvements featuring a search field, a list of recent and favorite characters, and more.
  • Dialogs: The Customize interface comes with a revamped improved interface featuring a two-pane display mode, a search box and other improvements.
  • Notebookbar: new variants available.
  • Performance: Menu and toolbar show up before the document is loaded.
  • Android: added function to create new documents and to insert pictures.
The official blog post is a good starting point to find out what is new in the new version of the Office program. A full list of all changes is in the Release Notes.

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LibreOffice 6.1: Release Notes - The Document Foundation Wiki

LibreOffice is a powerful office suite; its clean interface and powerful tools release its creativity and improve productivity. LibreOffice incorporates several applications that make it the most advanced free and open source office suite on the market. The Writer word processor, the Calc spreadsheet, the Impress presentation editor, the Draw drawing and flowcharts application, the Base database, and the Math equation editor are the components of LibreOffice.
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