Software Update: AbiWord 2.7.5

The AbiSource community has released the fifth development version of what will eventually be version 2.8 of AbiWord. AbiWord is an open source word processor for Windows and Linux. The program is able to open and edit various document formats, including those from Microsoft Word, and Wordperfect, plus regular RTF documents. Furthermore, the functionality of Abiword can be extended with plugins and dictionaries extensive. Below are the changes made in this release:

The changes from v2.7.4 to v2.7.5 include, amongst others:

  • Make landscape documents print correctly on Windows and Linux
  • Make copying and pasting from other applications work again on Windows
  • Recover and import some corrupt OpenDocument files
  • Improve OpenDocument textbox and image import
  • Import and export equations from RTF documents
  • The full Changelog can be found here.

    Version number 2.7.5
    Release status unstable
    Operating systems Windows 2000, Linux, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista
    Website Abisource Community
    File size 7.57MB
    License type GPL