The Document Foundation Prepares For LibreOffice 5.0 Next Week
Written by Michael Larabel in LibreOffice on 30 July 2015 at 02:26 AM EDT. 16 Comments
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The Document Foundation and LibreOffice developers are preparing for their major 5.0 milestone due out next Wednesday.

LibreOffice 5.0 was formerly known as LibreOffice 4.5 and brings many exciting changes. LibreOffice 5.0 has good support for GTK3, initial Wayland support, improving for Apple Pages/Numbers, OpenCL improvements, and many other changes as outlined by the lengthy 5.0 release notes.

In building up excitement for next week's LibreOffice 5.0 debut, The Document Foundation put out a blog post on Wednesday about the road to LibreOffice 5.0. The post looks at the releases leading up to 5.0, which will be their tenth release. The post also details some of the prominent features added in each version of LibreOffice up to this point.

LibreOffice 5.0 is being released on 5 August.
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