Home > Office > LibreOffice Development Joined by BrOffice LibreOffice Development Joined by BrOffice Submitted by lemur2 2010-12-08 Office 3 Comments The Document Foundation has announced that the software development project recently announced by BrOffice will contribute to the development of LibreOffice and other free software projects. BrOffice has 15 million users in Brazil. About The Author Thom Holwerda Follow me on Twitter @thomholwerda 3 Comments 2010-12-09 12:27 am paulojbe As Brazillian government is adopting BrOffice, new OpenOffice compatible tools will appear soon. Many extensions are been developed by public companies like Serpro, Caixa, Banco do Brasil and Petrobras. 2010-12-09 3:14 pm vodoomoth Why are compatibility tools necessary when LibreOffice is a fork of OpenOffice? 2010-12-09 8:17 pm Kaj-de-Vos Not compatibility tools, compatible tools, with Open/LibreOffice.