Create a Template for LibreOffice, and get a free T-shirt

The Document Foundation launches a competition to increase the number of document templates bundled with the upcoming major release of Libreoffice, open to designers, artists, and creatively talented users. Deadline for submission, to be included in LibreOffice 4.4, is January 4, 2015. Templates submitted after this deadline will be considered for later LibreOffice major and minor releases, like LibreOffice […]

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.3.5

Berlin, December 18, 2014 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.3.5, the fifth minor release of LibreOffice 4.3 “fresh” family, which is a stable release of the more advanced version of the software, targeted to individual and enterprise users. LibreOffice 4.3.5 contains over 70 bug fixes. The Document Foundation suggests to deploy LibreOffice 4.3.5 in […]

TDF announces the second and final LibreOffice 4.4 bug hunting session from December 19 to December 21

The Document Foundation (TDF) announces the second LibreOffice 4.4 bug hunting session, which will happen from December 19 to December 21, 2014, immediately after the availability of the first release candidate of the new major release (with the final release planned for the end of January 2015). Details of the second LibreOffice 4.4 bug hunting […]

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.2.8

Berlin, December 12, 2014 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.2.8 “Still”, the eight – and definitely the last – minor release of the most solid version of the software, ready for enterprise deployments and conservative users. LibreOffice 4.2.8 solves a Calc sort problem and includes several fixes for the RTF import filter. Change logs […]

The Document Foundation announces new Certified Developers

Berlin, November 24, 2013 – The Document Foundation (TDF) has just appointed two Certified Developers, Jan-Marek Glogowski (Landeshauptstadt München) and Samuel Mehrbrodt (independent), bringing the total number to 44. Jan-Marek Glogowski is the first Certified Developer working as an employee inside a large organization deploying LibreOffice on thousands of PCs, and supporting the deployment with […]

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.3.4

Berlin, November 14, 2014 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.3.4, the fourth minor release of LibreOffice 4.3 “fresh” family, which is a stable release of the more advanced version of the software, and is targeted to users focusing on features. LibreOffice 4.3.4 contains over 60 bug fixes. People interested in technical details can find […]

CIB Software joins The Document Foundation Advisory Board

Berlin, November 10, 2014 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces that CIB Software is now a member of its Advisory Board. CIB Software, based in Munich, Germany, is a leading developer of standardized document lifecycle management applications with more than 25 years of experience. In addition, the company has been a reliable partner in IT […]

The Document Foundation (TDF) announces Certification for LibreOffice Migration and LibreOffice Training Professionals

Berlin, November 5, 2014 – The Document Foundation announces Certification for LibreOffice Migrations and LibreOffice Training Professionals, open to TDF Members until April 2015 and then to all free software advocates. Details are available at http://www.documentfoundation.org/certification. “LibreOffice Certification is an absolute first for a community based project, and has been developed adapting existing best practices […]

The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.3.3 and LibreOffice 4.2.7

Berlin, October 30, 2014 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.3.3, the third minor release of LibreOffice 4.3 “fresh” family, and LibreOffice 4.2.7, the last minor release of LibreOffice 4.2 “still” family. Together, there are over 200 fixes for bugs and regressions. LibreOffice 4.3.3 “Fresh” is a stable release of the more advanced version of […]

The Document Foundation joins the Open Source Business Alliance

Berlin, October 27, 2014 – The Document Foundation (TDF) joins the Open Source Business Alliance (OSB Alliance), to strengthen LibreOffice ecosystem by creating stronger ties with companies and organizations deploying the free office suite on a large scale. The aim of OSB Alliance is to improve the success of open source software and open collaboration, […]

LibreOffice Conference 2015 in Aarhus, Denmark, from September 23 to September 25, 2015

Berlin, October 17, 2014 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces that the LibreOffice Conference 2015 will be jointly organized by the Danish LibreOffice community in collaboration with local F/OSS groups and the Aarhus municipality, and hosted at the brand new Urban Media Space, from September 23 to September 25, 2015. In addition, on September 22 the LibreOffice […]

Tender for base framework for an Android version of LibreOffice with basic editing capabilities (#201409-01)

The Document Foundation (TDF), the charitable entity behind the world’s leading free office suite LibreOffice, seeks for companies to develop the base framework for an Android version of LibreOffice with basic editing capabilities to start work as soon as possible. TDF currently plans to invest into getting LibreOffice, its free office suite, to mobile Android […]

Membership Committee elections – List of candidates

Dear members, as previously announced, all members of The Document Foundation are called to vote on a new Membership Committee. Members of The Document Foundation as of the day before the announcement are eligible to vote in the elections. The nomination period is now over, and we have received the following candidacies, in order of […]

LibreOffice 4.3.1 “Fresh” announced

The software on show next week at the LibreOffice Conference in Bern Berlin, August 28, 2014 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.3.1, the first minor release of LibreOffice 4.3 “fresh” family, with over 100 fixes (including patches for two CVEs, backported to LibreOffice 4.2.6-secfix, which is also available for download now). All LibreOffice users […]

ITOMIG joins The Document Foundation Advisory Board to Complement the Launch of the LibreOffice Division

Berlin, August 6, 2014 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces that ITOMIG is now a member of its Advisory Board. ITOMIG, based in Böblingen, Germany, is a spin off of the University of Tübingen focusing on open source solutions for the enterprise. “Since 2004, ITOMIG is at the crossroad of German and French cultures, offering […]

LibreOffice 4.2.6 is ready

Berlin, August 5, 2014 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.2.6 “Still”, the seventh and last minor release of the most solid version of the software, ready for enterprise deployments and conservative users. LibreOffice 4.2.6 arrives just one week after the successful launch of LibreOffice 4.3 “Fresh”, the most feature rich version of the office […]

LibreOffice 4.3: today, you can’t own a better office suite

- Better OOXML interoperability, and support of legacy Mac file formats – Better comment management, and highly intuitive spreadsheet handling – 3D models in Impress, and support for “monster” paragraphs Berlin, July 30, 2014 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.3, the 8th major release of the free office suite since the birth of the […]

Membership Committee upcoming election

Thorsten Behrens, Chairman of the Board at The Document Foundation, has announced the elections for the Membership Committee. Dear Community, all members of The Document Foundation are called to vote on a new Membership Committee. Therefore, the Board of Directors hereby announces the elections to the Membership Committee with the following timeline: 2014-07-19: announcement of […]

LibreOffice 4.2.5 hits the marketplace

Berlin, June 20, 2014 – The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.2.5 “Fresh”, the fifth minor release of the most feature rich version of the software, ready for enterprise deployments. For more conservative users, The Document Foundation suggests LibreOffice 4.1.6 “Stable”. LibreOffice 4.2.5, as well as LibreOffice 4.1.6, have been developed by over 800 contributors, who […]

LibreOffice community working hard to make the next major release the best ever

Berlin, June 17, 2014 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces the second LibreOffice 4.3 bug hunting session, from June 20 to June 22. The community has already made a large collective effort to make LibreOffice 4.3 the best ever, based on automated stress tests and structured tests by Quality Assurance volunteers. Enterprise and individual LibreOffice […]