LibreOffice: the current status of the most powerful OSS office suite

LibreOffice is a successor of and full-featured open-source office software. It is a large application written in 9 million lines of C ++, with an estimated 200 million users worldwide.  It has been known as a desktop application, but for resenting years the "online" version, which allows edit documents via modern web browsers, has also be developed, and mobile versions will also be available soon.

This talk will introduce the current state of both the LibreOffice product and development, such as compatibility improvement with proprietary application document formats, document confidentiality using OpenGPG, improved spreadsheet performance through multi-threading, LibreOffice Online implementation, etc.

And also, it will introduce activities in Asian regions to improve regional-specific features such as CJK rendering.

Quick Info
Event Type
Is Topic
Target Audience
General User
Audience Requriement

Nothing, for audiences who have interest about end-users application (like office productive suites)


Naruhiko Ogasawara

Naruhiko Ogasawara is a member of the LibreOffice Japanese Team, a project to support the use of LibreOffice in Japanese, and a member of The Document Foundation, the home of LibreOffice. He is in charge of UI translation lead, communication with foreign countries, event organizer, etc. He loves Ubuntu as his usual desktop.

Country / Region
LibreOffice Japanese Team
The Document Foundation
Is Remote Presentation
Freenode IRC Channel