Office Software Publishing Tools

Free office software for learning and productivity, including accounting software, desktop publishing, and suites containing word processors and spreadsheet software.

LibreOffice

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LibreOffice is a freely available, fully-featured office productivity suite. Its native file format is OpenDocument, an open standard format that is being adopted by governments worldwide as a required file format for publishing and accepting documents. LibreOffice can also open and save documents in many other formats, including those used by several versions of Microsoft Office.

Bricksmith

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Virtual 3D Lego Modeling for your Macintosh. The application is new to source-forge with 132 downloads this week alone and is rated 4.6 out of 5.

fbreader

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FBReader is a multi-platform e-book reader. Free for use, sources are available under the GPL.

Calibre

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Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. It has a cornucopia of features divided into the following main categories:

  • Library Management
  • E-book conversion
  • Syncing to e-book reader devices
  • Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form
  • Comprehensive e-book viewer
  • Content server for online access to your book collection
  • flightcrew

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    FlightCrew is a C++, cross-platform, native code epub validator. It is composed of three parts:

    • FlightCrew, the validation library
    • FlightCrew-cli, the command-line front-end to the FlightCrew library
    • FlightCrew-gui, the GUI front-end to the FlightCrew library

    FlightCrew runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X (and possibly other platforms). FlightCrew-gui uses the Qt Framework, but the rest does not. The validation library has no external dependencies outside of those included in the source tree and built along with FlightCrew.
    Since FlightCrew is licensed under LGPLv3, it can be directly used by closed-source projects as well as open-source ones. It was initially created for Sigil, the epub editor.
    Work on FlightCrew was inspired by the inadequacies of other epub checkers.

    Zotero

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    Zotero is a citation management application that can easily replace Endnote. It comes as a plugin for Firefox, or as a separate application that can work in conjunction with other browsers. The Zotero plugin for LibreOffice makes it easy to cite sources and generate bibliographies in many styles - including APA.

    svg-edit

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    SVG-edit is a fast, web-based, JavaScript-driven SVG editor that works in any modern browser.

    CWM Draw Tool, alternative interface for svg-edit, available at:
    http://code.google.com/p/cwm-drawtool/

    qpdf

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    QPDF is a command-line program that does structural, content-preserving transformations on PDF files. QPDF is capable of creating linearized (also known as web-optimized) files and encrypted files. It is also capable of converting PDF files with object streams (also known as compressed objects) to files with no compressed objects or to generate object streams from files that don't have them (or even those that already do). QPDF also supports a special mode designed to allow you to edit the content of PDF files in a text editor. QPDF includes support for merging and splitting PDFs through the ability to copy objects from one PDF file into another and to manipulate the list of pages in a PDF file. The QPDF library also makes it possible for you to create PDF files from scratch. In this mode, you are responsible for supplying all the contents of the file, while the QPDF library takes care off all the syntactical representation of the objects, creation of cross references tables and, if you use them, object streams, encryption, linearization and other syntactic details.

    ProjectLibre

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    Can be used in conjunction with ProjectLibre Project Server
    Current version includes:

    • Microsoft Project 2010 compatibility
    • Ribbon User Interface
    • Earned Value costing
    • Gantt chart
    • PERT graph
    • Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS) chart
    • Task usage reports
    • Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) chart

    Calligra Suite

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    Set of 8 applications for office, graphics and management needs including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, mindmapping, project management, e-book authoring, whiteboard, diagramming and flow charting, vector graphics and digital painting applications.

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