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