LibreOffice 6.4 Released. This is What’s New.

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LibreOffice 6.4 is stuffed with new features. Here’s some glimpse.

LibreOffice is the most popular free office suite at the moment with millions of downloads. This is the most active project with features are being added very frequently in each release.

LibreOffice 6.4 , the next major release of LibreOffice is full of new features across its offerings. Writer, Calc, Impress, Math and Draw – all the components are receiving major feature updates and improvements.

Here’s we spotlight on the major features. 

What’s New in LibreOffice 6.4

General Updates common for all components

  • Internal paths now would be displayed in the UI.
  • The hyperlink context menu is uniform now across components.
  • QR code generator built-in.
  • Extension of the redaction feature with auto redaction.
  • Excel 2003 XML import filter improvement
  • More improvements in doc docx ppt and pptx filters for both import and export
  • New table panel in the sidebar
  • More improvements in the mobile and online version

Writer

  • New option to mark comments as resolved
  • btLr text direction is available now in text frames
  • You can now add comments in writer images and charts
  • New wrap option to auto avoid overlapping shapes
  • Huge improvements in table handling
New Table Sidebar
New Table Sidebar
  • New context menu for paste special of rows, columns
  • Improvements in the performance of table operations

Calc

  • Performance improvements in computations, utilization of multi-core processors
  • more performance support of xls and xlsx files
  • Now you can export all sheets as a single pdf export
PDF Options Dialog
PDF Options Dialog
  • New and improved functions

Draw and Impress

  • A new feature of consolidation texts from multiple selected text boxes
  • Slide show improvements
  • Performance improvements in ppt files and animations

Base

  • Access2Base API now can be called from basic or python vh8a macros

… and many more. You can read the entire release notes here. Or, have a look at the below video.

How to download

Before you download, remember, LibreOffice 6.4 is a Fresh version. That means it is recommended for early adopters and advanced users.

If you want more stable LibreOffice, try out the still version. Of course, the features of fresh versions would be merged back in the upcoming still releases.

Visit the official download page below to get your latest copy. If you want to grab the snap or Flatpak app of LibreOffice – you can get the same as well.

Download LibreOffice

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