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LibreOffice is a free open source office suite. It was forked from Sun Microsystems' OpenOffice office suite. It is a collection of office-related applications. This includes a word processor, a spreadsheet program and a presentation program. It is available for many different operating systems, including Windows, macOS and Linux. It supports the OpenDocument format as well as the file formats of Microsoft Office and most other office suites.

Quick facts: Original author(s), Developer(s), Initial rel...
Original author(s)Star Division
Developer(s)The Document Foundation
Initial release25 January 2011; 12 years ago (2011-01-25)[1]
Stable release
7.2.5 / 6 January 2022; 15 months ago (2022-01-06)
Written inC++, XML and Java[2]
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows, Linux, macOS
Platformx86-64 (all operating systems), IA-32, ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, S390x[3]
Available in119 languages[4]
TypeOffice suite
LicenseMPLv2.0 (secondary license GPL, LGPLv3+ or Apache License 2.0)[5]

LibreOffice was created by the Document Foundation in response to Oracle Corporation's acquisition of Sun Microsystems.[6][7]