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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...