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Here is information for teachers and learners about LibreOffice first-hand in English.

This description refers to LibreOffice, the free office suite. LibreOffice is available in over 100 languages. The software and all information listed here are free to use and distribute [1].

LibreOffice - Mainpage-Menu

LibreOffice Website (main page)

On the official website (main page) of LibreOffice - The Document Foundation (TDF), much more information is available.


LibreOffice for the operating systems Windows, Linux and macOS can be downloaded here.

Release Notes

The page Release Notes gives hints to the different versions of LibreOffice.

Get Help

You can also access manuals and much more in the "Get Help" tab.

Documentation / Manuals

Here you will find all English Documentation about LibreOffice.

Recommendations for getting started in Writer

  • Manual "Getting Started"
    • Chapter 01 – Introducing LibreOffice
    • Chapter 04 – Getting started with Writer
  • Manual "Writer Guide" (word processing)

Recommendations for getting started in Calc

  • Manual "Getting Started"
    • Chapter 01 – Introducing LibreOffice
    • Chapter 05 – Getting started with Calc
  • Manual "Calc Guide" (spreadsheet)

English documentation

Quick Reference Card

The Quick Reference Card contain frequently-used shortcuts for using LibreOffice.


Flyers for LibreOffice 5.1 and newer are available in different languages. You will find in English languages Flyer on these topics:

  • New Features in LibreOffice
  • Consumer flyer
  • Enterprise flyer
  • Migration flyer
In particular, the reference cards and the flyers are suitable for printing out.

Documentation / Video Tutorials

Video tutorials on a variety of topics have been created and posted on YouTube. These are available on the Video Tutorials [DE] page or in the TDF Wiki: German-language tutorials (videos) about LibreOffice.

Playlist of all videos - LibreOffice Tutorials [DE]

Playlist of tutorials on YouTube [DE]: LibreOffice Tutorials (German/Deutsch)

Mailing Lists

It is advisable to register on the Mailing Lists.

Here first, especially on the Users-List. On this list, users can ask and respond to other users.

Installation Instructions

The installation of LibreOffice is easy! Please check there the step-by-step instructions for the following operating systems or computing environments.

System Requirements

Here you can find out the System Requirements for your operating system.

TDF-Wiki - Mainpage-Menu


Then there is the The Document Foundation's wiki.

There you can easily search for terms.


And there is still the website Ask LibreOffice, where questions can also be asked and answered.

Get Involved

Welcome! LibreOffice is developed by a friendly community, made up of hundreds of contributors around the world. Get Involved

LibreOffice is Free Software and is made available free of charge.

Your donation, which is purely optional, supports our worldwide community.

If you like the software, please consider a donation.


[1] All materials are freely available / downloadable / forwarded under the GNU General Public License GPLv3+, or the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY).


Link to the video: Information for teachers and learner