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LibreOffice for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 16 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.0
  • Total Downloads:
    46,673
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 07, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    192.29MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    278
  • Platform:
    Mac
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Looking for a word processor, spreadsheet and slideshow maker, basic vector drawing creator, and database manager? Open-source LibreOffice for Mac is all that and more. Compatible with most known file types such as MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, this software offers functionality, an intuitive interface, and overall good results.

LibreOffice for Mac is about 175MB, which is rather large, but this can be expected of this type of software. The program features a quite intuitive and user-friendly interface, very similar to Office but a lot simpler. When it comes to its looks, this program seems rather outdated and could use a makeover. However, some users may appreciate it exactly for its simplicity and modesty. When it comes to opening documents with rather simple formatting this software does the job well, although you can expect some minor compatibility glitches with documents containing more complicated formatting and graphics. Overall, with an active community of contributing developers regularly pushing updates, enhancements and bug corrections, this software seems to have a bright future.

A serious alternative to MS Office for budget-minded Mac owners, LibreOffice for Mac is currently the best option available on the open-source market. It is perfect for students who can't afford an Office license or for any open-source software supporters.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Great software"

February 11, 2013  |  By drumsandmusic

 |  Version: LibreOffice 4.0

Pros

works good, free, will be further improved in the future, great community

Cons

nothing from what I can tell.

Summary

I don't understand, why this listing does not have an icon. The windows version of LO does have an icon. The mac version does not. Why is that? Also where's the button to inform admins of this site about such minors?

I wrote them a message about this, but it never got answered nor was an icon added. Very bad. cnet on the decline?

http://cl.ly/image/1g1f0Y3N3V3E

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.0
http://www.libreoffice.org/download/release-notes/
General
Publisher The Document Foundation
Publisher web site http://www.documentfoundation.org/
Release Date February 07, 2013
Date Added February 07, 2013
Version 4.0
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Office Suites
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5/Intel, Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 192.29MB
File Name LibreOffice_5.0.1_MacOS_x86-64.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 46,673
Downloads Last Week 278
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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