OnlyOffice 7.1: Free office suite for Windows, Linux and macOS released

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The free office suite OnlyOffice from Latvia has been released in the latest version 7.1 for the platforms Windows, Linux and macOS. OnlyOffice focuses on texts, tables and presentations and would like to present an alternative to the well-known open source office suites such as LibreOffice and OpenOffice.

The alternative to LibreOffice and OpenOffice

OnlyOffice 7.1 is a modern office suite for creating text, spreadsheets and presentations while doing without a database application. The software scores particularly well with its open source code and multi-platform support for systems with Windows, Linux and macOS. Visually, the suite is based on the industry leader Microsoft Office. A form editor completes the offer.

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Modules of OnlyOffice 7.1 Module Scope Document WYSIWYG word processing Workbook Spreadsheet Presentation Create, edit and view presentations
Edit text documents

  • Multiple style and formatting tools, objects, table of contents, Bookmark, mail merge.
Edit tables

  • Over 400 functions and formulas, table templates, charts, equations and macros.
Editing presentations

  • Wide range of formatting tools, objects, templates and styles.
Filling out forms

  • Create and edit forms online, let other users fill them out and save forms as PDF files.

New JavaScript engine and Microsoft Visual Studio

With the latest version 7.1, the developers say they have worked on the performance of the three applications in particular. Thanks to an update to version 8 of Google's open-source high-performance JavaScript engine, the three modules should also work faster with particularly large filters.

In addition Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 was also implemented in the free Office suite.

Due to the update of V8, Google's open-source high-performance JavaScript engine, and the implementation of Microsoft Visual Studio 2019, OnlyOffice Desktop Editors v7.1 offers accelerated performance.

The app now opens and saves big documents, spreadsheets, presentations and fillable forms much faster, which allows you to save a bit of time.

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The following innovations and optimizations are also included in OnlyOffice 7.1:

  • Print preview in spreadsheets;
  • Brand-new viewer for PDF, XPS and DjVu files;
  • PDF to DOCX conversion;
  • View tab in documents and presentations;
  • More convenient work with shapes;
  • Support for new chart types;
  • Ability to open SmartArt objects;
  • Other minor improvements for documents, spreadsheets, presentations and fillable forms.

OnlyOffice 7.1 – Release Notes

By default, OnlyOffice uses the Office file format Open XML from Microsoft to ensure maximum compatibility with Microsoft Office.

Supported file formats DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, ODT, DOC, RTF, EPUB, MHT, HTML, HTM,
ODS, XLS, CSV, ODP, PPT, DOTX, XLTX, POTX , OTT, OTS, OTP, PDF-A

OnlyOffice need not fear comparison with other open source office suites.

Free office suites compared OnlyOffice LibreOffice OpenOffice Word processing ✓ ✓ ✓ Spreadsheets ✓ ✓ ✓ Presentations ✓ ✓ ✓ Databases – ✓ ✓ Mathematical formulas – ✓ ✓ Office Open XML compatible Standard format ✓ ✓ OpenDocument compatible ✓ Standard format Standard format Paid variant(s) yes no no Paid cloud services – – Active further development ✓ ✓ – Mobile apps ✓ – – Multiplatform ✓ ✓ ✓ Open source ✓ ✓ ✓

Free apps for Android and iOS

In addition to the desktop applications, the creators of OnlyOffice provide free office apps for Android, iOS and iPadOS, which can be downloaded from the Google Play Store and the Huawei AppGallery as well as the Apple App Store.

Paid cloud integration

In the paid version, which costs 139 euros as a home server for non-commercial use and is designed for up to 10 users, users also benefit from partnerships with cloud providers such as Nextcloud and ownCloud. As known from Microsoft 365, the services can be started directly from the cloud, files can be shared or edited together.

Download on ComputerBase

As usual, the new OnlyOffice 7.1 can be downloaded directly below this message from the ComputerBase download area.

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