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LibreOffice 3.5 Released

LibreOffice 3.5 has been released.

It’s the third major release of the free open-source office suite since the project was forked from OpenOffice.

A variety of new features have been added to Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw and Base. An online update checker, which will inform users of a new release, also makes it debut in this release.

To better illustrate many of the new features present in the release The Document Foundation have released the following ‘infographic’:

An in-depth rundown of what’s new can be read online @


LibreOffce 3.5 will ship by default in Ubuntu 12.04. Users of Ubuntu 11.10 or earlier can download it from

For the more patient amongst you the LibreOffice PPA will likely add packages for 3.5 in the coming days.