Last week ONLYOFFICE developers have announced a new update of the ONLYOFFICE application for ownCloud giving Nextcloud users the possibility to integrate ONLYOFFICE online editors with Nextcloud for document editing and collaboration.

Software Requirements for Nextcloud ONLYOFFICE Integration
  • Nextcloud v.11.0.2 or later.
  • ONLYOFFICE Document Server v.4.2 or later.

You can install it using Docker, .deb or .rpm packages. Before you begin the installation, make sure your server meets the recommended system requirements.

  • ownCloud/Nextcloud ONLYOFFICE integration app.

The application is distributed under AGPL v.3.  Its source code is listed on GitHub.

Please note: ONLYOFFICE Document Server and Nextcloud must be installed on different computers, otherwise problems might occur.

Integrating ONLYOFFICE with Nextcloud

The integration process is the same as for ownCloud.

Step 1. Download the ownCloud/Nextcloud ONLYOFFICE integration app from GitHub and place it to your Nextcloud server into the /apps directory.

Step 2. Open Nextcloud. Go to Apps >> Not Enabled >> ONLYOFFICE and click the Enable button.

Step 3. Go to the Nextcloud Admin settings, find the ONLYOFFICE section and enter the address of the server with ONLYOFFICE Document Server installed. Do not forget to save the changes.

Getting started with ONLYOFFICE

To create a new text document, spreadsheet, or presentation, use the + button.

ONLYOFFICE Nextcloud Integration

To edit an existing file, select the Open with ONLYOFFICE option from the context menu. Currently ONLYOFFICE supports the following file formats: DOC, DOCX, TXT, ODT, RTF, ODP, ODS, XLS, XLSX, CSV, PPTX, HTML.

ONLYOFFICE Nextcloud Integration

For any technical problem, please leave your comment here or visit the ONLYOFFICE developer forum.