Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Open Source Office News

This is a set of links that have been building up for a while. It's amazing how many interesting things are happening in the open source world, while MS Office is essentially stagnant.

Seven free, open source video editors for Linux - Network World

10 open-source alternatives for small business software | PCWorld

Kdenlive Delivers Near-Pro Video Editing - If You Have the Right Stuff | Reviews | LinuxInsider

GIMP review: This free image editor is no longer a crippled alternative to Photoshop | ExtremeTech

LMMS - Linux MultiMedia Studio

The 5 Best Free Word Processors

13 highly productive Android apps that play nice with your PC | PCWorld

Why I may never install Office for Mac again | ZDNet

China's Kingsoft gets $50 million funding to help push its Microsoft Office-like apps in the US

AndrOpen Office is a full office suite for Android (based on Apache OpenOffice) - Liliputing

One for all and all for free - Mumbai Mirror

Now you can run LibreOffice in a browser » Muktware

Tools for when Linux goes mainstream

Now two articles about governments switch to open source office packages:

'Like driving a Ferrari at 20mph': Why one region ditched Microsoft Office for LibreOffice | ZDNet

UK government once again threatens to ditch Microsoft Office | The Verge

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