February 13, 2015

Calligra 2.9 Beta 3 Released

We’re pleased to announce the last Calligra 2.9 beta release for you to test. We are as good at fixing issues as your reports are so please keep up the good work.

Support Calligra!

The next release expected on February 26th will be the final 2.9.0! Please ask your favourite Linux vendor about the plans for packages.

New Features and Improvements in This Release

General

Kexi - Visual Database Applications Builder

Tabular views received many more improvements.

Krita - Digital Painting for Artists

Calligra Sheets - The Spreadsheet

Calligra Words - The Word Processor

Try It Out

What’s Next and How to Help?

We’re approaching the era of 2.9 to be released in February 2015. It will be followed by Calligra 3.0 based on new technologies later in 2015.

You can meet us to share your thoughts or offer your support on general Calligra forums or dedicated Kexi or Krita forums. Many improvements are only possible thanks to the fact that we’re working together within the awesome community.

(Some Calligra apps need new maintainers, you can become one, it’s fun!)

How and Why to Support Calligra?

Calligra apps may be totally free, but their development is costly. Power, hardware, office space, internet access, traveling for meetings - everything costs. Direct donation is the easiest and fastest way to efficiently support your favourite applications. Everyone, regardless of any degree of involvement can do so. You can choose to:

About Calligra

Calligra Suite is a graphic art and office suite developed by the KDE community. It is available for desktop PCs, tablet computers, and smartphones. It contains applications for word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, databases, vector graphics, and digital painting. See more information at the website http://www.calligra.org.