The Document Liberation Project introduced immediately the supply of 5 new or improved libraries designed to assist the export of EPUB3 recordsdata and import of a number of widely-used doc codecs.
LibreOffice 6.0, the following main launch of the acclaimed open-source and cross-platform workplace suite, is slated for launch on the finish of the month, on January 31, and it’ll incorporate a bunch of recent libraries that’ll make it simpler for customers to export or import numerous doc codecs.
These libraries will give LibreOffice 6.0 compatibility with the EPUB3 (export solely), AbiWord, Microsoft Publisher, PageMaker, and QuarkXPress paperwork (import solely). However, they will also be used as standalone libraries for another open supply software program mission that wants them.
“The libraries have been initially developed for the LibreOffice 6.0 main launch, however can be utilized by another software program thanks to the OSI (Open Source Initiative) compliant license,” says The Document Liberation Project in immediately’s press announcement, from the place you may obtain the brand new libraries..
LibreOffice 6.0 lets customers export ODT recordsdata to EPUB3
The new libraries launched immediately by The Document Liberation Project are libe-book for exporting LibreOffice’s default doc format (ODT) to EPUB3 recordsdata, although it solely gives primary options in the meanwhile of writing as its improvement remains to be present process. The subsequent main launch will come with extra new options.
Additionally, there’s libabw for importing AbiWord paperwork, libmspub for importing Microsoft Publisher paperwork, libpagemaker for importing PageMaker 6 and seven paperwork, and libqxp for importing paperwork and templates created with the QuarkXPress three.1 or QuarkXPress four.1 apps in LibreOffice 6.0.
Currently nonetheless beneath improvement, the LibreOffice 6.0 workplace suite could have quite a few different new options and enhancements. It guarantees to be the largest launch of the open-source workplace suite ever, and will likely be obtainable for obtain for Linux, Mac, and Windows working programs on the finish of the month, on January 31, 2018.