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LibreOffice Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to LibreOffice for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Apache OpenOffice, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to LibreOffice and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to LibreOffice are ONLYOFFICE, WPS Office, SoftMaker FreeOffice and Calligra Suite.

LibreOffice alternatives are mainly Office Suites but may also be Word Processors or Spreadsheet Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of LibreOffice.
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  1. Apache OpenOffice is a leading open-source office suite that offers free applications for word processing, spreadsheet, presentations, graphics, databases and more.

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    Apache OpenOffice vs LibreOffice opinions
    Most users think Apache OpenOffice is a great alternative to LibreOffice.
    78jmb6dk

    OpenOffice seems to be end-of-life. It doesn't receive as many code contributions as LibreOffice and has fewer features. LibreOffice is a successor to this project and is probably better for most users.

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    gregorijus

    Lightweight and stability.

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    kateh542

    its a good alternative to ms office and libre office.

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    Actually, (Apache) OpenOffice was before LibreOffice. The macro's of LibreOffice run smoothly in OpenOffice, and even more fluently with less flickering on radeon graphic adaptors.

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    ONLYOFFICE

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Cloudron

    ONLYOFFICE is an open-source online collaborative office combining editors for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms. It is compatible with all popular formats and features maximum support for MS Office files.

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    ONLYOFFICE vs LibreOffice opinions
    Almost everyone thinks ONLYOFFICE is a great alternative to LibreOffice.
    JohnFastman

    ONLYOFFICE is less functional than Libre Office, but it is open source and has the following advantage I find useful: It opens all Microsoft Office .doc and .docx files with better fidelity than Libre Office does. Especially those with embedded vector graphics, which Libre sometimes screws up. The functionality is more like Google docs or something (e.g. no plugins, etc.). But it's good to have around.

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    shankyspidey

    Has much better UI/UX than Libre Office

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    The user experience is a lot more smoother than with LibrOffice, which desperatly needs a user interface overhaul. It looks a lot like Microsoft Office presentation, which threw me off at first, but is so much more understandable and enjoyable in the long-run!

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    schmebi

    Has a modern design and a lot of features, you can use it completly free as personal user.

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    Especially Presentation mode better than Impress.

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    WPS Office

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    WPS Office is a free, lightweight, feature-rich comprehensive office suite with high compatibility. Capable of handling texts in Writer, Presentation, Spreadsheet, and PDF files.

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    WPS Office vs LibreOffice opinions
    Some users think WPS Office is a great alternative to LibreOffice, some don't.
    JohnFastman

    WPS has the following drawbacks: 1) The 'free' version doesn't let you print freely (ie without a watermark, if at all), 2) Unlike Libre Office, it doesn't integrate with many popular plugins, e.g. Zotero or Mendeley. 3) It's not open source and therefore, in contrast to what another comment here claims, you don't know what the code is doing, and you don't know if it's spying on you or not.

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    sedeti

    The free version can't edit documents

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    WayneL86

    WPS office by default saves files in .docx format, so it's one less step you have to do. There have been zero crashes unlike Libre office, which on 3 different distros of linux (Linux Mint, Korora, and Arch linux) have all crashed, causing me to lose the file I was working on. Not a knock on Libre office, but WPS is more closely related to Microsoft Office as one of the best alternatives, without all of the spying.

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    kateh542

    good ms office alternative but free version has limits.

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  4. SoftMaker Office is an office suite for Windows, Linux, Android, Windows Mobile, and Windows CE.

    FreeOffice 2018 PlanMaker running on Windows 10
    SoftMaker FreeOffice vs LibreOffice opinions
    Almost everyone thinks SoftMaker FreeOffice is a great alternative to LibreOffice.
    ndlinn

    Easily the easist, fastest & best designed Office alternative, though it may lack some advanced functionality (I wouldn't know, as I primarily use it for standard, basic office suite use)

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    Pretty similar to MS Office (uses the ribbon interface), very complete and powerful suite.

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    Calligra Suite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
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    • KDE
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    Calligra Suite is an office and graphic art suite by KDE. It is available for desktop PCs, tablet computers, and smartphones. It contains applications for word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, vector graphics, and editing databases.

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  6. The enterprise-ready edition of LibreOffice provides you the powerful on-premise office suites, that enable you to access documents, author new content and work collaboratively. For Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS and Chrome OS.

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    So far the best experience using ODF formats with collabora office

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    Collabora Online

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    • Android Tablet
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    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Collabora Online is a powerful LibreOffice-based online office suite with collaborative editing, which supports all major document, spreadsheet and presentation file formats and works in all modern browsers.

    With live video collaboration. Using Talk in the right side bar.
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    SSuite Office

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    SSuite Office is the foremost provider of Free quality office software on the internet today.

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    It does not require Java to be installed before running any applications. It is also a much smaller but more efficient office suite.

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    Very lightweight and free to use, especially good for older systems

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  9. Docster.io

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Docster.io is a document creation and collaboration platform. It is similar to google docs in ways but vastly different and with new features on the horizon every week. You can create teams, add team members, share documents and much more. Try it for free today!

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  10. Conholdate.Total for .NET icon

    Conholdate.Total for .NET

    • Windows
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    • Online
    • ASP.NET
    • .NET Framework

    Conholdate.Total for .NET is a compilation of every .NET component offered by Aspose and GroupDocs. It allows to Create, manipulate, convert, compare, search & view Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, PDF and more than 100 other file formats in .NET.

    https://products.conholdate.com/total/
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