[ANN] LibreOffice 4.2.0 RC3 available

Dear Community,

The Document Foundation is pleased to announce the third release
candidate of LibreOffice 4.2.0. The upcoming 4.2.0 will bring new
features and lots of bugfixes. Check out
https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleaseNotes/4.2 for an
(incomplete and work-in-progress) list of the new features.
Please be aware that LibreOffice 4.2.0 RC3 is not been flagged as ready
for production use yet, you should continue to use LibreOffice 4.1.4 for that.

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


LibreOffice 4.2.0 RC3 is also available in a 64bit version for Mac OS
X 10.8 (or newer)

Developers and QA might also be interested in the symbol server for
windows debug information (see the release notes linked below for
details). Beginning with RC2, the debug symbols are also source-indexed.

Should you find bugs, please report them to the FreeDesktop 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 with 4.2.0 RC3 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,