[Libreoffice-qa] [ANN] LibreOffice 5.2.0 Beta2 available

Christian Lohmaier lohmaier at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 9 21:49:13 UTC 2016

Dear Community,

The Document Foundation is pleased to announce the second Beta release
of LibreOffice 5.2.0. The upcoming 5.2.0 will be the twelfth major
release of LibreOffice, coming
with a bunch of new features beside the usual bugfixes.

The Beta2 can be installed alongside the stable version, so feel free
to give it a try. Beta2 is not ready for production yet, and while
in feature freeze, final UI and string freeze is yet to come, and
translations are not complete.

A work-in-progress list of new features in LibreOffice 5.2 can be
found at https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/5.2

The release is available for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X from our QA
builds download page at


There is also a 64bit version available for Windows (please note that
the 64bit version requires Windows Vista or newer, while the 32bit
version runs on Windows XP or later)

Should you find bugs, please report them to our Bugzilla at


A good way to assess the release candidate quality is to run some
specific manual tests on it, our TCM wiki page has more details:


For other ways to get involved with this exciting project - you can
e.g. contribute code:


translate LibreOffice to your language:


or help with funding our operations:


A list of known issues and fixed bugs with 5.2.0 Beta2 is available
from our wiki:


Let us close again with a BIG Thank You! to all of you having
contributed to the LibreOffice project - this release would not have
been possible without your help.

On behalf of the Community,


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