Zorin OS 15.3 is a point release, there is no major feature addition of update though. However, all the core Zorin OS apps have been updated to newer versions.
Zorin OS is a personal computer operating system designed and promoted for users new to Linux. It is an Ubuntu-based distribution which features themes which are designed to imitate other operating systems such as Microsoft Windows.
This operating system provides all the advanced features and applications that Ubuntu OS typically has. However, it includes curated apps for only Zorin OS users as well.
Zorin OS is a stable and well-designed operating system that is reminiscent of Windows. And so, its familiarity is a great way for Windows users to comfortably experience Linux. Version 15.3 comes with LibreOffice 6.4.6, which is a great alternative to Microsoft Office.
What’s new in Zorin OS 15.3
Zorin OS 15.3 is now powered by the Linux kernel version 5.4 – the same version as in Ubuntu 20.04. In addition to performance, stability, and security improvements, it brings support for more hardware such as Intel’s newly-announced 11th generation Core processors, upcoming AMD processors and GPUs, and other peripherals. This means that Zorin OS will ‘just work’ with even more computers and devices.
LibreOffice productivity suite which is used by millions of users worldwide – is updated to the latest stable release 6.4.6 which includes better compatibility with Microsoft Office documents, performance updates.
In addition to LibreOffice, you’ll notice that many for the core apps have been updated when using Zorin OS 15.3. Not only does this provide a better, faster, and more feature-rich experience out of the box, fewer software updates will need to be downloaded after installing Zorin OS onto your computer.
There are several versions of Zorin OS from which to choose, including the lightweight “Lite,” standard “Core,” and fully-loaded “Ultimate.” There is also a specialized “Education” variant for schools. All but the Ultimate version, which costs $39, are free to download and use.
If you’re already running Zorin OS 15, you can update by installing the latest updates from the Software Updater today.
All editions of Zorin OS 15.3 are available to download from the download page on the website.
If you’ve purchased Zorin OS 15 Ultimate, you can download a new copy of Ultimate or Ultimate Lite from the download link in your original purchase email.