LibreOffice is a free and open source office suite.
LibreOffice is a modern Free & Open Source Office suite, one of the largest open source projects, and used by millions of users worldwide. LibreOffice is compatible with many file formats like Microsoft® Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. At its heart though, LibreOffice is built around an open standard, the OpenDocument Format, as its native file format.
LibreOffice is developed by users who, just like you, believe in the principles of Free Software and in sharing their work with the world in non-restrictive ways. The development of LibreOffice is supported by The Document Foundation which provides the infrastructure for the project.
We believe that users should have the freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software that we distribute. While we do offer no-cost downloads of the LibreOffice suite of programs, Free Software is first and foremost a matter of liberty, not price. We campaign for these freedoms because we believe that everyone deserves them.
Though the members of our community hail from many different backgrounds, we all value personal choice and transparency, which translates practically into wider compatibility, more utility, and no end-user lock-in to a single product. We believe that Free Software can provide better-quality, higher-reliability, increased-security, and greater-flexibility than proprietary alternatives. LibreOffice is a large project (approx. 6MLOC), which makes it interestingly complex, but at the same time, provides a place for all sorts of contribution & skills.
The community behind LibreOffice is the heart of the project, without which we would not have the resources to continue developing our software. The passion and drive that every individual brings to the community results in collaborative development that often exceeds our own expectations. With tons of different roles in the project, we invite everyone to join us in our work and help us to make LibreOffice known, prosper, and accessible to all.
LibreOffice 2019 Projects
Generating QR Code in LibreOfficeThe project idea aimed at integrating QR code generating library at LibreOffice and add options to use the generated QR code in LibreOffice...
Implement Chart StylesCurrently, LibreOffice does not support styles for charts that can help to quickly insert formatted charts following a certain theme throughout the...
Improve the UI testing DSL and the log files for UI actionsThe UI testing in LibreOffice is based on introspection code in c++ interacting with a testing framework in python through a simple UNO interface. To...
Improvement to NotebookbarThe aim of the project is to improve the current implementation of notebookbar. The task is majorly divided into two parts creating the basic...
LibreOffice AppliancesFree digital signage and presentation screen solution with LibreOffice and cheap single-board computers.
LibreOffice for Android(Online)This project aims at improving the LibreOffice's Online implementation over Android by adding new features to the document viewer, fixing the most...