SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 promises full Office 2016 compatibility, debuts optional ribbon interface
May 16, 2018 – 09:50 | Comments Off on SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 promises full Office 2016 compatibility, debuts optional ribbon interface
SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 promises full Office 2016 compatibility, debuts optional ribbon interface

Why pay a monthly subscription for Office software? SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018 has just been released, promising full compatibility with the latest Word, Excel and PowerPoint formats and debuting a new optional ribbon interface for those …

LibreOffice 6.0 unveils OpenPGP support, ePUB filter and many more new features
January 31, 2018 – 08:19 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 6.0 unveils OpenPGP support, ePUB filter and many more new features
LibreOffice 6.0 unveils OpenPGP support, ePUB filter and many more new features

The Document Foundation has unveiled LibreOffice 6.0 64-bit and LibreOffice 6.0 32-bit, a major new release of its open-source office suite for Windows, Mac and Linux.
LibreOffice 6.0 adds a host of new and improved features, …

LibreOffice 5.4 adds more new features, improves Office file format compatibility
July 28, 2017 – 08:02 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 5.4 adds more new features, improves Office file format compatibility
LibreOffice 5.4 adds more new features, improves Office file format compatibility

The Document Foundation has unveiled LibreOffice 5.4 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.4 32-bit. Again, it’s on time, arriving six months after the release of LibreOffice 5.3.
LibreOffice 5.4 is “the last major release of the LibreOffice 5.x …

Free Dictate add-on allows you to, well, dictate to Microsoft Office
June 22, 2017 – 08:24 | Comments Off on Free Dictate add-on allows you to, well, dictate to Microsoft Office
Free Dictate add-on allows you to, well, dictate to Microsoft Office

Microsoft Garage – the Redmond behemoth’s R&D arm – has released Dictate 5.0, a free add-on for those running Microsoft Office 2013, 2016 or 365 on Windows 8.1 or later. Also available for 64-bit versions …

LibreOffice 5.3 is one of the biggest updates to the office suite yet
February 1, 2017 – 09:27 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 5.3 is one of the biggest updates to the office suite yet
LibreOffice 5.3 is one of the biggest updates to the office suite yet

The Document Foundation has unveiled LibreOffice 5.3 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.3 32-bit. Despite the point update, LibreOffice 5.3 is billed as “one of the most feature-rich releases in the history of the office suite”, and …

LibreOffice 5.2 adds financial forecasting to Calc, streamlines main toolbar
August 3, 2016 – 07:25 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 5.2 adds financial forecasting to Calc, streamlines main toolbar
LibreOffice 5.2 adds financial forecasting to Calc, streamlines main toolbar

The Document Foundation has unveiled LibreOffice 5.2 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.2 32-bit. It arrives on time, six months after the last major release in the 5.x branch.
Like the previous two major releases, LibreOffice 5.2 contains …

SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016 improves performance and interoperability with Microsoft Office
April 18, 2016 – 10:05 | Comments Off on SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016 improves performance and interoperability with Microsoft Office
SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016 improves performance and interoperability with Microsoft Office

SoftMaker Software has released SoftMaker FreeOffice 2016, a brand new version of its office suite for Windows and Linux that’s free for both personal and commercial use.
The new release comes with the promise of improved …

Five tools for recovering corrupted Word documents
February 15, 2016 – 13:53 | Comments Off on Five tools for recovering corrupted Word documents
Five tools for recovering corrupted Word documents

You’ve been working on it forever, and had almost finished, but… Disaster. That all-important Word document no longer opens.
If you’re using some other viewer, try reopening it in Word. It may offer to repair the …

LibreOffice 5.1 reorganises user interface, reduces start-up times
February 10, 2016 – 09:29 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 5.1 reorganises user interface, reduces start-up times
LibreOffice 5.1 reorganises user interface, reduces start-up times

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 5.1 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.1 32-bit. It comes just under six months after version 5.0 debuted back in August yet unveils some major changes to the user interface as …

Word for iOS 1.14, Excel for iOS 1.14 and PowerPoint for iOS 1.14 add more new features
October 12, 2015 – 06:43 | Comments Off on Word for iOS 1.14, Excel for iOS 1.14 and PowerPoint for iOS 1.14 add more new features
Word for iOS 1.14, Excel for iOS 1.14 and PowerPoint for iOS 1.14 add more new features

Microsoft has released new versions for the three core apps in its iPad and iPhone Office suite. Word for iOS 1.14, Excel for iOS 1.14, and PowerPoint for iOS 1.14 all gain minor improvements and …

LibreOffice 5.0 unveils streamlined user interface, adds 64-bit Windows build
August 5, 2015 – 08:11 | Comments Off on LibreOffice 5.0 unveils streamlined user interface, adds 64-bit Windows build
LibreOffice 5.0 unveils streamlined user interface, adds 64-bit Windows build

The Document Foundation has released LibreOffice 5.0 64-bit and LibreOffice 5.0 32-bit. This is a major new release that will form the cornerstone of future development on mobile platforms as well as the upcoming LibreOffice …