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LibreOffice is a free office productivity suite. It includes:

  • LibreOffice Base - database management
  • LibreOffice Calc - spreadsheet software
  • LibreOffice Draw - vector graphics editor
  • LibreOffice Writer - word processor
  • LibreOffice Impress - presentation software
  • LibreOffice Math - equations and formulas


LibreOffice is included in OSE_Linux default applications and can be used to create documentation in open formats. It's worth noting that the OSE project makes heavy use of Google Sheets because they allow for easy collaboration.

Similar to

  • OpenOffice - OpenOffice and LibreOffice are competing free and open source productivity suites. They share much of the same code and are quite similar in function. OpenOffice uses Apache license whereas LibreOffice uses a dual LGPLv3 / MPL License.


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