LibreOffice for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 7.0.3
  • 3.9
  • (4715)
  • Security Status

Softonic review

A great open source alternative to Microsoft Office

LibreOffice is an all-in-one professional office productivity and management package for your PC.

In the same vein as other open source productivity suites like, LibreOffice boasts a comprehensive set of office management tools arguably on par with Microsoft Office itself. LibreOffice offers six different office management tools to meet your project management needs: Text Document, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Drawing, Database, and Formula.

Text Document is relatively synonymous with Microsoft Word, where Spreadsheet is like Excel. Presentation mirrors Microsoft's PowerPoint, and Database is similar to Access. Then you also have two additional programs in Drawing and Formula, which are an added bonus to the entire package. LibreOffice is compatible with Microsoft Office's document formats and also supports PDFs natively. It also has its own document format called Open Document.

Unfortunately, if you're unfamiliar with Microsoft Office products, this program might take a little additional time to get used to, particularly if you want to master some of its more advanced features. Regular Microsoft Office users will find LibreOffice's interface quite similar, however, and should pick up on how to use its various programs without too much difficulty.

A great alternative to Microsoft Office, LibreOffice is a must-try for managing your various office projects.


  • Open Source
  • Complete office productivity suite
  • Compatible with Microsoft Office


  • It takes time to learn certain advanced features

Older versions

Also available in other platforms

LibreOffice for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 7.0.3
  • 3.9
  • (4715)
  • Security Status

User reviews about LibreOffice

  • Rose Guerra

    by Rose Guerra

    I love this program, it is great and free.I went to some computer classes and they taught us to use this program, I was impressed to I want to use it  More

  • Wesley Evers

    by Wesley Evers

    so a nice machine ;-)

  • Carolyn Ploof

    by Carolyn Ploof

    I like all the features the features that LibreOffice has and is easy to use. I haven't found any problems with this app. I would recommend this app t More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Best open source alternative to MS Office. Easy to install and has some nice customization options.
    Pros: Customization
    It's  More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    My Absolute Favorite office Suite.
    * Feature-Packed
    * Fast & 'light-weight'
    * Secure
    * Few minutes & a  More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Preferable to MS Office in some respects. And amazingly its FREE !.
    I prefer it to MS Office, especially as it comes without the dreadful ribbo More


Alternatives to LibreOffice

  1. LibreOffice Draw

    Varies with device
    • 4.3
    • (22 votes)

    Free Tool for Office Artists

  2. OpenOffice Writer

    • 3.3
    • (649 votes)

    Create and edit DOC files with ease

  3. SoftMaker Office

    • 4
    • (146 votes)

    A powerful alternative to MS Office

  4. ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors

    • 5
    • (3 votes)

    Easily edit offline documents, spreadsheets, and presentations

  5. Polaris

    • 0.6
    • (5 votes)

    Manage Google Analytics on the Desktop


    • 3.8
    • (14 votes)

    ONLYOFFICE is a corporate platform designed to manage documents, mail, projects and customer relations, all in one place.

Explore Apps



Laws concerning the use of this software vary from country to country. We do not encourage or condone the use of this program if it is in violation of these laws.