Collabora Online, a real office suite in Shadow Drive
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Collabora Online, a real office suite in Shadow Drive


Shadow Drive (formerly HubiC) now has an online productivity suite. Collabora adds to a text editor. The feature is available in beta version free of charge for all web version users. Presentation.

NOWe already told you about Shadow Drive, a cloud storage service that will replace HubiC in September 2022. If it is based on NextCloud, it has so far only had access to a fairly basic text editor (but a very user-friendly one).

From now on Shadow Drive gets true online office suite such as Word Online or Google Docs. For this occasion, Collabora Online was chosen over OnlyOffice. The advantage of Collabora is that it is an original choice based on the LibreOffice source code. The application is currently under consideration betawhich allows Shadow to collect feedback from its users.

We were able to test the package and can confirm this.it is very stable and intuitive. Collabora supports major office formats, including Microsoft Office and OpenDocument (LibreOffice) formats, as well as TXT, RTF, and Markdown (.md) formats. Import and export (including PDF) is easy.

Screenshot of Collabora Online in Shadow Drive
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Collaboration available via Shadow Drive web interface. ” Access from Shadow Drive mobile or desktop apps (Editor’s note: For Windows, macOS, Linux and Raspberry Pi OS) not available yet “, but this is one of the projects that Shadow developers are already working on. If you needhelpShadow documentation has been updated.

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