Hello reader

It's been a productive November here at Collabora. We've published several updates of Collabora Online and Collabora Office, and attended a few European events.

Here's an overview of what's been happening and what's coming up next month.



Collabora Online 22.05.8 & 22.05.7

We've just released Collabora Online 22.05.8. This update includes several new features like embedded video playback in Impress and faster tile compression. Earlier this month, missing font detection and DeepL translation had been introduced to Collabora Online 22.05.7. Find all details in the release notes.

Collabora Online Development Edition 22.05.8

Before the release of the enterprise version, we had released CODE 22.05.8 including the new features (embedded video playback in impress, zstd tile compression). Details to this update are available in the release notes.

Collabora Online 21.11.8

This month the Collabora Online 21.11 branch also saw an update. Collabora Online 21.11.8 includes various fixes. Find the details in the release notes.

Collabora Office 22.05.8

November also saw an update of Collabora Office. Version 22.05.8 for Linux, Windows PCs and macOS includes new types of Content Controls plus performance and interoperability improvements. Find all details in the release notes.

Collabora Office 22.05.8 Available in Stores

The latest version of our business-hardened office suite for desktop is available for sale in the Windows Store and Mac App Store.



COOL Days 2022 Talks available on YouTube

You might have noticed that we are currently sharing many talks from the COOL Days Meet-up in Berlin on Social Media. And we will continue doing so! However, all the videos have already been published on our YouTube channel. To find out what our engineers spoke about during our Lightning Talks, head over to our COOL Days playlist!

Michael Meeks' Digital Sovereignty Talk at SFScon

Michael Meeks held a talk on “Sustained Digital Sovereignty with Free Software” at the South Tyrol Free Software Conference. The slides and the recording of the talk are available through the conference's website.

LibreOffice Conference 2022 Slides & Videos

For your convenience, we have compiled some talks our team held at the LibreOffice conference, together with the slides in a blog post. Please visit the page and find out more about our contributions to LibreOffice technology.

Collabora Announces Partnership with Exzatech

We announced our partnership with Exzatech Consulting, an IT and software solution provider in India, focusing on security. Collabora Online is now available through their collaborative workspace Ndryve. Find all details inside the press release.

Meet Abi – Collabora Software Engineering Intern

Collabora recruits interns to work alongside our team, and to build experience to help them assess whether they want to pursue a career in Software Engineering. This month, let's hear from Abi who was mentored over the Summer by Mert and Pedro.


Univention Summit, January 17 – 18, Bremen (Germany) |
The Univention Summit is scheduled to its habitual January date again. Come and meet us in Bremen where we will be hosting a booth and giving a workshop.
FOSDEM, February 4 – 5, Brussels (Belgium) |
FOSDEM, the large international gathering for open-source developers, is taking place on site in Brussels again. Meet our team at one of the numerous talks we will be giving.
Your feedback is always welcome. It really helps us to make the proper decisions about future releases. It also enables us to show our, and your work, in all the right places. Just reply to this mail with your experience or suggestions.

We love to hear from you!

Best regards,
Eloy, Naomi, Elisa, and Marc

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