LibreOffice is a fork of OpenOffice , and thus inherits the good and bad of this development. At the time when OpenOffice became controlled by Oracle, many of the developers who were part of the community around that free office suite thought it best to disengage from the project, hence aroseLibreOffice . This office suite is now developed by The Document Foundation (formerly known asCommunity OpenOffice ), and has been made on the basis of the last completely free OpenOffice is reported. Thus, the interface has not changed much, the features remain similar although the project is healthier than ever. As before, LibreOffice includes a text editor, presentations, databases, spreadsheets and a mathematical formula editor . That is, virtually nothing has changed. Ultimately, if you need a free office suite, free, powerful and with a huge developer community and support of all kinds, LibreOffice is the new standard
You must have Java installed.