LibreOffice 5.1 Officially Released As The Best Open-Source Office Suite
Written by Michael Larabel in LibreOffice on 10 February 2016 at 07:15 AM EST. 20 Comments
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The Document Foundation today announced the release of LibreOffice 5.1 for Linux, Windows, and OS X.

LibreOffice 5.1 ships with user interface improvements, better handling of proprietary document formats, Calc spreadsheet function improvements, support for file access on remote servers, a much faster start-up time, OpenGL transition support for Impress, menu improvements, auto-accelerator in GTK has been enabled, faster Calc performance, and a ton of other enhancements developed over the past number of months.

More details on the LibreOffice 5.1 features can be found via the Document Foundation Wiki and this blog post. If you aren't getting LibreOffice 5.1 from your package manager, you can download it via LibreOffice.org.

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