LibreOffice 5.0 gears up for a Web and mobile future

Posted on 05-08-2015 , by: Serdar Yegulalp , in , 0 Comments

Open source office suite LibreOffice made a name for itself by taking the existing OpenOffice project, cleaning up its codebase, and stepping up its release schedule.

With LibreOffice 5.0 in the offing, the organization responsible for turning the project around, the Document Foundation, is now looking to move this very desktop-centric application into the Web and mobile realms where users spend a growing share of their time.

Polish and power-up

Most of what’s new for LibreOffice 5.0 falls into one of two buckets.¬†First,¬†polish what’s already there. The project’s contributors have done this with static code analysis and careful rewriting to remove legacy code and clean up bugs.

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