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KOffice is a free office suite for the K Desktop Environment (KDE). All its components have been released under free software/open source licenses. The latest version of KOffice is 1.6.3, which was released on June 7, 2007.[1] Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine

KOffice is primarily designed for Unix operating systems, but in the future there will likely be a Microsoft Windows[2] and native Mac OS X version of all the applications.

KOffice applications uses OpenDocument as their native file format when possible.

The suite is released separately from KDE and can be downloaded at the KOffice homepage.

KOffice components[change | change source]

KOffice includes the following components:

Kword-logo-plain.svg KWord A word processor with style sheets and frame-support for DTP-style editing of complex layouts.
Kspread-logo-plain.svg KSpread A spreadsheet application with multiple sheet support, templates and more than 100 mathematical formulas.
Kpresenter-logo-plain.svg KPresenter A presentation program with image and effect support.
Kivio-logo-plain.svg Kivio A programmable flowchart drawing program with dynamically loadable stencils. Developed by theKompany, which offers additional (non-free) stencils for sale.
Karbon14-logo-plain.svg Karbon14 A vector drawing application with a variety of drawing and editing tools.
Krita-logo-plain.svg Krita (Formerly known as Krayon and KImageshop). A bitmap graphics manipulation program, primarily designed as a painting program, with some image processing features.
Kugar-logo-plain.svg Kugar and KChart Integrated report and chart generators.
Kformula-logo-plain.svg KFormula An integrated mathematical formula editor.
Kexi-logo-plain.svg Kexi An integrated data management application, designed as a Microsoft Access or FileMaker competitor. It can be used for designing and implementing databases, inserting and processing data and performing queries. It has limited compatibility with the MS Access file format.
Kplato-logo-plain.svg KPlato A project management application that can create Gantt-style charts.

KOffice includes import filters for some file formats provided by competitors.

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