LibreOffice is a free open source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and GNU/Linux, that includes six applications: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base.
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A multiplatform open-source office suite, that started as a fork of OpenOffice.org. Created by the Document Foundation, an independent self-governing democratic body that was itself created by leading members of the OpenOffice.org community.
The Document Foundation
An independent self-governing body created by members of the OpenOffice.org community to manage the LibreOffice fork. Site includes background information, membership list, and developer information.
Annual conference usually taking place in the autumn at European locations.
Encyclopedia article about the open-source productivity suite, including history, features, supported formats and release schedule.
LibreOffice 3.3 is a Viable Alternative to Microsoft Word
A positive review from the UK's Telegraph newspaper. (April 12, 2011)
ZDNet : Ubuntu opts for LibreOffice over Oracle's OpenOffice
News article covering Canonical's decision to switch the default Office suite in the Ubuntu Linux distribution. (January 23, 2011)
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