Replace Office : LibreOffice

How Does LibreOffice Stack Up?

LibreOffice and OpenOffice started from the same open-source code. Development of OpenOffice is only at 4.0, while LibreOffice is now at 4.2+.

Development on LibreOfiice continues, as is seen in its support for newer file formats such as .docx, .xlsx,

Download the .msi file, right-click the file, then INSTALL:

LibreOffice Installation Wizard at WinXPMigration

LibreOffice Installation Wizard

Select Typical ( default) installation:

Windows XP Migration

LibreOffice Typical

WinXPMigration LibreOffice

LibreOffice Installation Settings



LibreOffice Installation Complete

LibreOffice Writer

Writer by LibreOffice



Files may be saved in a variety of formats, including .docx:

LibreOffice Writer Save

LibreOffice Calc

LibreOffice Calc Save

LibreOffice Calc Saved File Tyoes at WinXPMigration

LibreOffice Warning at Win XP Migration

LibreOffice Warning


LibreOffice Impress

LibreOffice Impress


opened up pptx including text boxes:

LibreOffice Impress Displays Text Boxes

LibreOffice Impress Displays Text Boxes

LibreOffice Impress Save at WinXPMigration

LibreOffice Impress Save



 Other FAQs:

How many fonts are available in Writer, the word-processing application?

A: Approximately 150. These include Arial, Times New Roman, Verdana, Deja Vu, Goudy, Roman and about 150 others.

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