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Have you made the switch to LibreOffice yet? You really should! The project is going from strength to strength, with versions available for all Linux, Mac and Microsoft users. Most big name Linux distributions have alreeady made the switch from OpenOffice.org, and organisations such as Red Hat, Google, SUSE and the Free Software Foundation are throwing their weight behind the project too.

All that's changed under management by The Document Foundation. The beta of version 3.3 was released last September. Initially a clone of OOo 3.3, the final release (3.3.3) in June added a number of new features including SVG image import, better import filters for Microsoft Works, Lotus Word Pro and WordPerfect, and an "experimental" mode that lets users test unfinished features.

Version 3.4.2 hit the servers at the beginning of August.

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