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LibreOffice 3.4 released, improves application appearance in Linux

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LibreOffice 3.4, the ‘second major release’ of the free office suite from The Document Foundation, has been released this afternoon.

Amongst the changes LibreOffice 3.4 brings to Linux users are faster start-up times, improved GTK theme integration and ‘better text rendering’ via Cairo.

Application wise ‘Calc’ gains improved performance and Excelcompatibility; ‘Write’ receivesome ‘minor cosmetic’ interface changes – including some sexy newgradient/drop-shadow to page appearance – and ‘Impress’ gets improved HTML export.

Also shipping as standard is support for the Ubuntu Unity Application Menu.

A more detailed over-view of everything new and improved can be found @libreoffice.org/download/3-4-new-features-and-fixes

Download | LibreOffice 3.4 can be downloaded fromlibreoffice.org/download.

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