OnlyOffice 7.2.1: A free office suite released for Windows, Linux and macOS

OnlyOffice 7.2.1: Freie Office-Suite für Windows, Linux und macOS erschienen
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Free Office suite OnlyOffice from Latvia has been released in the latest version 7.2.1 for Windows, Linux and macOS platforms. OnlyOffice focuses on text, spreadsheets, and presentations and wants to be an alternative to well-known open source office suites like LibreOffice and OpenOffice.

Alternative to LibreOffice and OpenOffice

OnlyOffice 7.0 is a modern office suite for creating text, spreadsheets and presentations while working without a database application. The software does particularly well with its open source code and multi-platform support for Windows, Linux and macOS.

OnlyOffice - Word Processor
OnlyOffice – word processing (Photo: OnlyOffice)
OnlyOffice - Spreadsheet
OnlyOffice – Spreadsheet (Image: OnlyOffice)
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OnlyOffice – Presentation (Image: OnlyOffice)

The latest version contains several bug fixes for the Docs Editor, Spreadsheet Editor, Presentation Editor as well as PDF Viewer modules. In addition, the silent installation of msi packages on Windows has been improved.

OnlyOffice modules

OnlyOffice main product maintenance

According to the official release notes, the following improvements and bug fixes are integrated into the three main modules of the Office suite and the PDF viewer.

Document Editor
  • Fix punctuation in Portuguese or Basque
  • Fix revision types problem when splitting a paragraph
  • Fix the problem with the special paste button
  • Fix crash when opening docx
  • Fix the problem of reading rPrChange and reviewing these files
  • Fix scrolling in co-editing view mode
  • Fix the global rollback issue
  • Fixed an issue with setting the bold property of text in a complex script
  • Pin your paste position
  • Fix saving a document in final/original modes
  • Fix the issue of updating the content of the reference field
Spreadsheet Editor
  • Fix disconnect when opening xlsx file
  • Repair special paste by hotkeys
Presentation Editor
  • Fix animation problems
  • Fix opening pptx file
PDF Viewer
  • fix highlight search
  • Fix tool tip language for preview

OnlyOffice 7.2.1 release notes

Interoperability with Microsoft Office

In addition, developers want to further improve interoperability with the class-leading Microsoft Office software, which dominates the business world in particular, XML-based file formats DOCX, XLSX and PPTX for Word, Excel and PowerPoint and compatibility has increased dramatically .

OnlyOffice need not shy away from comparisons with other open source office suites.

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Free Apps for Android and iOS

In addition to the desktop apps, OnlyOffice developers provide free desktop apps for Android, iOS, and iPadOS, which can be downloaded from the Google Play Store, Huawei AppGallery, as well as the Apple App Store.

Paid Cloud Integration

In the paid version, which costs 139 euros as a home server for non-commercial use and is designed for up to 10 users, users also benefit from partnerships with cloud providers such as Nextcloud and ownCloud. As is known from Microsoft 365, services can be started directly from the cloud, and files can be shared or edited together.

Since the release of OnlyOffice 7.1, it is also possible to migrate data from Google Workspaces to open source software.

Download on ComputerBase

As usual, OnlyOffice 7.2.1 can be downloaded right below this message from the ComputerBase download area.


  • Only office

    3.6 stars

    OnlyOffice is a modern office suite for creating text, spreadsheets, and presentations.

    • Desktop version editors 7.2.1 German
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