Neowin News Feed for: Odf Neowin News Feed for: Odf en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 OpenDocument Format 1.3 becomes approved as an OASIS Standard format <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The OpenDocument Format (ODF) 1.3 has become approved as a standard by OASIS Standard. Software that want to support ODF will now have specifications to meet making it easier to add support. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 23 Jun 2021 12:40:01 +0000 LibreOffice 7.0 launched with OpenDocument Format 1.3 support <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Document Foundation has announced the launch of LibreOffice 7.0. The new release improves Microsoft Office compatibility, adds Skia and Vulkan support, and handles ODF 1.3 files. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 05 Aug 2020 14:26:01 +0000 LibreOffice 6.3 is out with tabbed UI expanded to more of the suite <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Document Foundation has announced the general availability of LibreOffice 6.3. In this update, the suite has received some UI changes and adds more support for proprietary file formats. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 08 Aug 2019 16:18:01 +0000 Italian military to drop Microsoft Office for LibreOffice <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Italian Ministry of Defense has announced that it will switch the software on all of its computers from Microsoft Office to LibreOffice, in a move which will save up to €29 million. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jett Goldsmith) Thu, 12 May 2016 20:40:01 +0000 Microsoft wants UK government to support both Open XML, ODF for documents <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/812021125microsoft-office-colour.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is urging the U.K. government to support both the Open XML and ODF formats for official documents, rather than just ODF, which Microsoft says will exclude recent versions of Office. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 20 Feb 2014 18:24:41 +0000 Revealed: Office 2010 ballot screen for default file format, OOXML or ODF <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1691134809666360647534307528faa.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has made several changes to a Release Candidate version of Office 2010 made available to testers recently. One change in particular prompts users whether they want to use Office Open XML (OOXML) or OpenDocument... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Thu, 18 Feb 2010 23:49:49 +0000 Finally, Google Docs can open DOCX and XLSX files <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19535579601.jpg" alt="" /></div>Why has it taken them so long? A bit of history may help us to understand. When Microsoft released Office 2007, they updated key formats for saving files, including Word DOC, Excel XLS, and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Hall) Tue, 02 Jun 2009 13:43:08 +0000