Compile ONLYOFFICE from source code

20 April 2020By Nadya

Great news for those who want to compile our editors from source code according to their own needs or create a build for an unsupported operating system.

Welcome the new build tools that help automatically install all the dependencies, components and the latest version of ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors, Document Server, and Document Builder.

Compile ONLYOFFICE editors

Quick reminder: ONLYOFFICE editors and Document Builder are distributed on terms of AGPLv3 license.

Compiling ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is an app that allows users to edit text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations on their PC. The app works on Linux (deb, rpm, snap, flatpak, AppImage), Windows, and Mac.

Check this detailed instruction for compiling ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors on Ubuntu 14.04 that is super easy.

Compiling ONLYOFFICE Document Server

Document Server contains* online editors for text, documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Generally, it is available as Docker Image, deb, rpm, snap and exe for Windows Server.

Learn how to compile Document Server from source code here.

*Note that by default Document Server doesn’t contain any document management system. You’ll need to integrate it with ONLYOFFICE Community Server or use any integration with 3rd party platforms, such as ownCloud, Nextcloud, SeaFile.

Compiling ONLYOFFICE Document Builder

ONLYOFFICE Document Builder is a tool that allows you to generate text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and PDF files and automate document building using the templates.

Document Builder has all the features of a common document editor but is lightweight and can be easily integrated into your document management system, CRM system, etc.

Learn how to compile Document Builder from source code here.

If you have problems

Please use the version from the Master branch to ensure the correct work.

If you faced any difficulties compiling Desktop Editors, Document Server, or Document Builder, ask our developers for help using issues in this repo.

Useful links

The desktop editors’ source code is here.

Learn more about version 5.5 of ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors here.

Document Server’s source code in this repo.

Read about version 5.5 of ONLYOFFICE Online Editors here.

Doc Builder’s source code is available here.

Learn how to use Document Builder in our API documentation.