The most famous open source Office Software LibreOffice has released their latest version LibreOffice 4.2. Like a regular routine LibreOffice 4.2 has featured lots of new things. But I am going to introduce that if you are using Linux then this is the best Office Software. And if you are Windows user then LibreOffice 4.2 is a good alternative for your Microsoft Office. You can also install LibrOffice 4.2 on your Mac. The best thing about LibreOffice 4.2 is its open source mean it’s free to use. In one sentence you can say LibreOffice 4.2 the best free office software.
Now lets come about this new version of LibreOffice 4.2. LibreOffice 4.2 has included these new features like
#1 A New Engine for Calc
The calculation becomes so easy with this new calc engine. Possible to make parallel calculation of formula cell using GPU via OpenCL.
#2 Round-trip interoperability with Microsoft OOXML
New improvements to read DOCX file by Microsoft Office. This new feature added interoperability with Microsoft Word’s DOCX format.
#3 A simplified custom install dialog
Windows users will see a new thing while installing LibreOffice 4.2 that the option to select which Modules to install has been removed.
#4 Grouped by application and a list of recent documents
LibreOffice 4.2 has better integration with Windows 7 and Windows 8. In the In taskbar in Windows 7 or Windows 8 you will see that Windows are now grouped together by application.
#5 Expert Configuration window
LibreOffice 4.2 comes with a new an Expert Configuration functionality,that has been added to the Options tab. You can also disable it.
#6 New Start screen
Like Microsoft Office 2013 you will get start screen in your LibreOffice 4.2. Start Screen shows you the latest ODF documents.