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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 @ libreoffice.org/download/3-5-new-features-and-fixes/

Download

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

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