New LibreOffice for Android app
dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 13:10:36 UTC 2015
On 10 February 2015 at 12:15, Max Mehl <max.mehl at fsfe.org> wrote:
> I also have both apps. In addition to Sam's list:
> * Both have a similar performance in my tests
> * LO Reader needs much more disk space than OO Reader
> * OO Reader has some display problems with odt and ods files. For
> example missing page headers or wrong width of spreadsheet columns.
> * Vice versa I noticed no display bugs with LO Reader so far, even with
> more complex documents
> Hopefully the space requirements do not grow too much in future versions
> of LO. If they can regulate that, it'll become a very good reader (and
> editor) indeed.
Cutting the size down was one of the huge headaches in porting LO to
Android. This work has been going on for *years* ...
There's more interesting technical details here:
Another effort is AndrOpenOffice, which is an Android port of Apache
OpenOffice 3.4. It's not that great to use, but it does exist and
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