[ANN] LibreOffice 5.2.0 RC1 available

Christian Lohmaier lohmaier at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 23 13:48:03 UTC 2016

Dear Community,

The Document Foundation is pleased to announce the first release
candidate of LibreOffice 5.2.0. The upcoming 5.2.0 will be the first
release of our fresh 5.2 line. Please be aware that LibreOffice 5.2.0
RC1 has not been flagged as ready for production use yet, however feel
free to give it a try instead of 5.0.6 of 5.1.4.

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


Windows builds are also provided in 64bit version.

Developers and QA might also be interested in the symbol server for
windows debug information (see

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


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 compared to 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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