Tech – LibreOffice, The Open Source Replacement For The Owners Of The Software: A Critical Review.
When it comes to office applications, Microsoft office standard is without a doubt the industry. However, when it comes to the open-source application, ‘LibreOffice’ is, probably, the main force. It is not only a leader, but an increase in the competition for software of Microsoft office. ‘LibreOffice’ is less than 10 years. It is developed by The Document Foundation. ‘LibreOffice’ is written in three languages, i.e. Java, python, c++ languages.
One of the reasons, the “LibreOffice” is a great threat to Microsoft office because of permanent improvement and growth of the client. And with the proximity to 75 million users in the last three years, a world growth forecast by 200 million euros in the year 2020.
The difficulty, however, with the open-source software has always been the way people perceive. Some people think that the Software that are marked with Tags this is an open-source mind it would be very important, of course, a myth. We hope that the myth can be refuted after read this review. ‘LibreOffice’ is not one of these applications, the low will be updated in a corner somewhere, and then, once in a while. He has been an active member of the group is constantly working to improve. And with a “time of freedom as a function of time plan” that developers target for an annual update. The latest version is called cool. Has been updated in the first quarter of the year 2016.
For people less informed about this product, I would like to share with you some of the advantages of the use of ‘LibreOffice share”. And for those who are already familiar with this product, please, let me add a little bit of knowledge for your information.
Open source means that it is paid for free download, there is no application for the license. That is to say, that can be distributed, and this also means that it can be translated into other languages. Open source allows people to contribute to the development of the product.
Like all traditional office products, ‘LibreOffice’ comes as a package, with a set of tools in the carving of spreadsheet, word processor, presentation, drawing, database, and mathematical tools.
If the database is your thing, the basic tool that will serve the purpose, also because of the connection to a different database. It can also be applied, relationship tables, SQL queries, use the wizard for report and form generation. And it gets even better, because you can even program macros to perform this.
The app can be downloaded free of charge from the “LibreOffice” website
Ease of use
A user-friendly interface, it is very easy to learn. If you are a Microsoft office application, it would be a no-brainer. Beginners would be features discover, a short learning curve and the experience of the user should enjoy, with the advancement of the office.
Peers, educators, promoters, supporters of the “LibreOffice” to win, to prove to the certification of the competence and support their skills, makes the professionals in this respect, and the creation of employment opportunities.
My research shows a surprising number of institutions, such as the defence, the governments, the departments, the cities, the schools, administration, hospitals, companies and home users, with this application. And many of the institutions plan to migrate to ‘LibreOffice’. Those who do not? After all, it’s free.
It can be installed on Linux, Windows and Mac operating systems and a few other lesser-known systems.
‘LibreOffice’ supports more than 70 file formats, including the normal, FED -, SWF -, CSV and GIF
‘LibreOffice’ is licensed under Mozilla public license (mpl)
There is no program of e-Mail to ‘LibreOffice’ office, which makes it a bit of a disappointment for such a great program for today. Who knows? Might be on the horizon.