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LibreOffice 3.5

LibreOffice continues to improve, but it's still playing catch-up to Microsoft Office, and there's no sign of a vision that would make it a significant competitor on anything but price.

February 21, 2012 by 3.3

This is a welcome update, but it's definitely a point release: unless you're looking for an alternative to Microsoft Office on financial or philosophical grounds, 3.3 may not be the version to make you switch.

January 27, 2011 by

Goodbye, OpenOffice.Org. I'm going back to MS Office

For the last three years, I've been using a version of on all of my systems. I'm sad to say that I'm going to move back to Office 2007 on Windows XP and Office 2008 on Mac OS X this week. I'm going to continue to use my Linux system for projects, just not for content creation.

September 30, 2009 by

Is a 'dying horse'? is still not past its expiration date, but more needs to be done to drive community participation and ensure the open source software remains relevant, say industry watchers.

January 11, 2009 by

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