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This is an all-free-software list of extensions for both OpenOffice.org and LibreOffice applications.

The Apache OpenOffice.org extensions repository offers add-ons, dictionaries and other packages to extend OpenOffice.org with additional features. While the OpenOffice.org application is free software, the Apache OpenOffice.org extensions repository lists proprietary extensions as well as free software ones. Most extensions work with both LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org applications. This is the repository that the OpenOffice.org program uses by default.

The LibreOffice extensions repository only includes extensions published using free software licenses. This is the repository that the LibreOffice program uses by default.

The free software listing below is maintained by contributors to the LibrePlanet wiki. This listing is independent of the LibreOffice and the Apache OpenOffice.org extensions repository listings.

Please see Group:OpenOfficeExtensions for more information about the listing, how use it, and how to contribute.


Extensions are listed alphabetically by name. Use the column sort buttons (Sort none.gif) to sort by different criteria.

Name Description License Version of the extension when it was reviewed
AddPics AddPics creates a text document from pictures of scanned pages with the correct page orientation (portrait or landscape) for each page of document. LGPLv3 2.3.1
Afrikaans spell checker Afrikaans spell checker LGPLv3 2008.07.01
Alba Simplifies the creation of documents with mixed orientation LGPL (no version specified) 1.4.6
Alternative Find & Replace for Writer Adds many new features to Writer's find & replace function LGPLv2.1+ 1.3.2
Anaphraseus Anaphraseus is a CAT (Computer Aided Translation) tool, an OpenOffice.org 2 macro set similar to the famous Wordfast. It works with the Wordfast Translation Memory format (*.TXT), and supports text segmentation. GPLv3 2.01.131b
AutoText - EmotiKons Provides the EmotiKons icon set as autotext in OpenOffice.org Writer. LGPLv2.1 0.1.0
AutoTextList2 List AutoText entries to a writer document GPLv2+ 2.0.3
Barcode Generate UPC-A, EAN-13, ISBN and JAN barcodes in Draw GPLv3+ 1.3.1
BasicTextList2 Extension to list the text of all Basic modules of all installed libraries and the actually loaded documents into a writer document GPLv2+ 2.1.1
Batch2PDF Export a batch of ODF files to PDF. Please report bugs to paulojbe AT gmail DOT com Expat License 1.0.1
ca_hyph Catalan hyphenation patterns for OpenOffice.org / Diccionari català de partició de mots per a OpenOffice.org

(Note: Lacks a copy of the license in the package.)

GPLv3 0.9.3
CADOO.o Adds minimal CAD functionality to OpenOffice Draw LGPLv2.1+ 1.1.2
Calc2Dokuwiki Export selected ranges of cells to formated tables in Dokuwiki syntax. CeCILL version 2 & LGPLv2.1+ Extension does not appear to contain version info; released September 2007
Clipart Gallery Theme - Danger and chemical products Add 400 cliparts dealing with security at work, not as bitmap but as vector graphic in ODF format. LGPLv3 1.0.2
CoGrOO - Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Checker Extension to add Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Checker capabilities to OpenOffice.org 3. LPGLv3 3.0.5
Compose Special Characters Extension for Writer and Calc. It lets you type two or three characters and use a keyboard shortcut to convert them into a single accented or special character. (Note: Whole package is under LGPLv2.1 -- however, all the files with individual license notices (modCode, modCustomConstants), are under LGPLv2.1 or later) LGPLv2.1 2.0.7
CompPad Extension for performing units-aware engineering calculations within a Writer document. GPLv3 0.2.0.1
Convert Text To Number (and date) Converts text-cells in Calc with numbers and dates, to real numbers and dates. LGPL (extension include LGPLv3 but the actual license grant doesn't limit to any particular version.) 1.4.0
COOoder Syntax highlighting for OpenOffice GPLv2 1.1.2
Creative Commons Licensing Provides the ability to select and embed a Creative Commons license in Writer, Calc, Impress and Draw documents. It supports searching and adding free to use images from Flickr, Open Clip Art and Wikimedia Commons. Note that this is a test version and may cause problems. LGPLv2.1 0.7.0
CropOOo Crop images in Draw or Impress LGPL (any version) 0.2.1
DataForm This extension generates a data input form in Calc, similar to the Data/Form feature in Excel. GPLv2 1.0.0
Drawing Tags Tag drawings with references, titles, descriptions and links. An OpenOffice Write document is generated from the drawing. X11 license No version information
Dutch Dictionary Dutch dictionary and thesaurus. BSD and Creative Commons 2.00g
English New Zealand Dictionary New Zealand English dictionary and thesaurus. GPLv2 0.90.00
FastMailMerge Improved Mail Merge functionality. (contains a copy of LGPLv3 , not v2.1) LGPLv2.1+ 1.1.2
FBTools The cross platform LibreOffice extension FBTools (ext OOoFBTools) used to convert to and processing eBooks in FictionBook2 format. GPLv2 1.2.3
German Supplemental Dictionary A German supplementary dictionary containing mostly scientific/technical terms LGPLv3+ 1.2.1
Groovy For OpenOffice Adds support for scripting OpenOffice Macros in the Groovy language LGPLv2.1 0.6.0-beta-1
iMath This extension enables numeric and symbolic calculations with formulas in a Writer document LGPLv3 1.1.0
ImpressTextResizer This extension enables you to increase or reduce the font size of the selected text LGPLv3 1.4.1-Final
Itadaki Japanese language tool set, including furigana annotation. LGPL 1.0-alpha-1
Malagasy (plateau) Spell Checker Spell checker for Plateau Malagasy from the original Hunspell dictionary. GNU General Public License 2011.01.06
Maltese spell check dictionary A dictionary for the Maltese language. LGPL (any version) 0.4.1
MyTXTcleaner Removes unwantend carriage returns from any text file LGPL (any version) 1.1.2
odt2braille Print documents from Writer to a Braille embosser and to export documents as Braille files [currently Windows-only] LGPLv3+ 0.1.0
odt2daisy Export documents from Writer to DAISY 2.02 and DAISY 3 (digital talking books) LGPLv3+ 2.1
MultiDiff Simultaneously issue OpenOffice.org documents in several formats LGPLv2.1+ 1.2.1
Numbertext Spreadsheet functions for number to number name and currency name conversion proposed for OpenFormula standard. Dual LGPL/BSD 0.9
LanguageTool Language checker for English, German, Polish, Dutch, and other languages. LGPL, with some libraries under the Common Public License v1.0 and others Apache License 2.0 and still other libraries under a modified BSD license. 1.0.0
Linguist Provides a way for users to create a list of new candidate words to add to the existing spellcheck dictionary for their language. GPLv3 1.4.0
Magneta Lorem Ipsum Generator Generates lorum ipsum text. 22 translations. Includes copy of GPLv3 but actual license grant doesn't limit to any particular version 1.6.0
OOoBlankLabels Blank ODF label templates for for CD, DVD, mailing, address, round label templates, etc. Public domain per the web site 1.1.0
OOoLatex A set of macros designed to provide LaTeX support in OpenOffice. Source for binary can be obtained at http://sourceforge.net/projects/ooolatex/develop. GPLv2+ 4.0.0
OOoSVN Provide version control for OpenOffice.org documents (OpenDocument and *.sx*) via Subversion. GPLv3 0.4.0-beta
OOoTranslit Enables transliteration for Serbian Cyrillic to Latin script (and reverse) in Writer and Calc. GPLv3 0.4.0
OpenCards Flashcard creator for Impress Original BSD license 1.5.1
OpenOffice.org Base Switchboard Generates a Switchboard/Main Menu interface to access Base forms and reports. GPLv3 1.2.0
Pagination A little macro that adds a 'Insert / Page number...' dialog to writer. It eases the way you can add page numbers to a document. LGPLv2.1+ 1.3.9
Photo Album Create a photo album with OpenOffice GPLv2+ 0.4.0
Quoots Adds QuickFind & QuickEdit features to OpenOffice GPL (includes copy of GPLv2 but license grant in README doesn't limit to any particular GPL version) 0.8.2
Read Text Read Text Extension uses an external program or a web service to read text. Read the selection with Calc, Draw, Impress, Web Writer and Writer or read the contents of the clipboard. Source GPLv2 0.7.25
Sun PDF Importer The PDF Import Extension allows you to import and modify PDF documents. Best results with 100% layout accuracy can be achieved with the "PDF/ODF hybrid file" format, which this extension also enables. A hybrid PDF/ODF file is a PDF file that contains an embedded ODF source file. Hybrid PDF/ODF files will be opened in OpenOffice.org as an ODF file without any layout changes. LGPLv3 1.0.1
Sun Presentation Minimizer The Sun Presentation Minimizer is used to reduce the file size of the current presentation. Images will be compressed, and data that is no longer needed will be removed. LGPLv3 1.0.1
Sun Report Builder Create database reports from HSQL, Oracle, or many other database types. LGPLv3 1.2.0
Sun Wiki Publisher Create articles on MediaWiki servers without knowing the syntax of the MediaWiki markup language. Publish your new and existing documents transparently with from Writer to a wiki page. LGPLv3 1.1
SVG Import Import SVG into OpenOffice GPLv3+ 1.2.2
Swahili Dictionary A dictionary for spell checking in Tanzanian and Kenyan Swahili using dictionaries taken from the hunspell website. GNU General Public 2011.01.06
Template Changer Improves assignment of templates to documents. LGPLv3+ 1.2.5
TestFonts Reports missing font faces all used fonts in OpenOffice Writer documents. LGPLv2.1+ 1.4.4
Text Clipboard Extension cut/copy/paste functionality to be able to select multi-line text blocks LGPL (any version) 1.0
Text Effects Extension for Writer. It can make colorful text, draw a few simple shapes and Tux, change brightness of text, make anagrams, make inversed text, uneven text, remapped text. GPLv3 1.0.2
VisibleBookmarks Inserts a comment for each bookmark in your writer document, showing its position, name, and the text at which it is anchored. LGPL 3+ 1.2.6
Welsh Language Spell Checker This extension is the existing Welsh Language spelling checker for OpenOffice.org 2 repackaged as an extension for OpenOffice.org 3 onwards. GPLv3 1.0.0-Stable
WollMux Letterhead generation, form functionality, printing functions, etc. EUPLv1+ 5.9.3
Writer's Tools Writer's Tools is a set of utilities designed to help OpenOffice.org users perform a wide range of tasks. Using Writer's Tools, you can back up documents, look up and translate words and phrases, manage text snippets, and keep tabs on document statistics. GPL (includes copy of GPLv2 but license grant in README doesn't limit to any particular GPL version) 1.7.3
Writer2ePub Creates an ePub from any document LGPL (Any version) 1.1.9
Writer2LaTeX Writer2LaTeX provides Writer export filters for LaTeX and BibTeX. GNU Lesser General Public 1.0.2
ZD Color Palettes A documented set of "Color Palettes, Color Atlases and Color Harmonies". Color palettes under GPLv2 ; documentation under GFDLv1.3 1.2
KichwaSpellchecker A spellchecker for the revised Quichua (Ecuador) spelling. Aferro GPL v3 0.9
An Drouizig Breton Spellchecker A spellchecker for breton Language by Korvigelloù an Drouizig GNU LGPL 3+ 0.5
Japanese Integrated Learning Tool Japanese English dictionary and a Kanji dictionary. It aims at helping people reading Japanese texts and preparing review sheets with notes about words like different readings, english meaning, kanji information and more. GNU GPL 2.0.3
Latvian spellchecking and hyphenation module Latviešu valodas pareizrakstības pārbaudes modulis //Latvian spellchecking and hyphenation module GNU LGPL v2.1 0.9.4
Zotero OpenOffice.org Integration Citation/bibliography generation and management AGPL v3 3.5a2
ExtensionName <description goes here> <licensing info goes here> <reviewed version info here>

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