After announcement from Ubuntu that they will include LibreOffice with the up coming Ubuntu release and so on… in the next few days, LibreOffice announced its 1st final stable release for the world. LibreOffice have many new features over OpenOffice.
According to The Document Foundation,
“LibreOffice 3.3 also incorporates all the new features of OpenOffice.org 3.3, such as new custom properties handling; embedding of standard PDF fonts in PDF documents; new Liberation Narrow font; increased document protection in Writer and Calc; auto decimals digits for ‘General’ format in Calc; 1 million rows in a spreadsheet; new options for CSV import in Calc; insert drawing objects in Charts; hierarchical axis labels for Charts; improved slide layout handling in Impress; new easier to use print interface; more options for Changing case; and colored sheet Tabs in Calc.”
It is available for all platforms like Windows, Linux, Mac.
Check out the screen shots with new features.
Update: Also check out this link from Linux journal pointing to new features.
Download it from here.
If you are a Linux user, there may be chances that most of the distro will have a repository for it OR will be there soon. So don’t forget to check out your distro news and forums sections for it.
I myself using openSUSE 11.3 and i will update it soon using the repo provided in the forum.
Good luck and enjoy new open source & free application.