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AbleWord Alternatives

AbleWord is described as 'very capable word processing application that can read and write most popular document formats including PDF's' and is a Word Processor in the news & books category. There are more than 50 alternatives to AbleWord for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, SaaS, Online / Web-based and Linux. The best alternative is Notion. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try LibreOffice - Writer or Google Docs. Other great apps like AbleWord are Microsoft Word, Apache OpenOffice Writer, AbiWord and AppFlowy.

AbleWord alternatives are mainly Word Processors but may also be Note-taking Tools or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of AbleWord.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

AbleWord is a very capable word processing application that can read and write most popular document formats including...

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  1. With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all.

  2. Writer has all the features you need from a modern, full-featured word processing or desktop publishing tool.


  3. Google Docs is an online word processor, part of Google Drive, that lets you create and format text documents and collaborate with other people in real time. Here's what you can do with Google Docs:

  4. Microsoft Word, part of the Microsoft Office Suite but also sold as a standalone application, is Microsoft's word processor.

    New document view
  5. Apache OpenOffice Writer icon

    Apache OpenOffice Writer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Writer, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is an open-source word processor.

    Main window

  6. AbiWord icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • GTK+
    • AmigaOS

    AbiWord is a free software word processor. The name "AbiWord" (pronounced "Abby Word") is derived from the root of the Spanish word "abierto", meaning "open". It runs on Linux, Mac OS X (PowerPC), ReactOS, BeOS (unsupported), AmigaOS 4.

    AbiWord on Linux
  7. AppFlowy icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    AppFlowy is an open source alternative to Notion. You are in charge of your data and customizations.

  8. Walling icon


    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Working on a project, researching a topic or writing an article? Walling makes it easy to break down your ideas, refine them and visually organize them.

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  9. Pages is a powerful word processor that lets you create stunning documents, and comes included with most Apple devices. And with real-time collaboration, your team can work together from anywhere, whether they’re on Mac, iPad, iPhone, or using a PC.

  10. WPS Writer, part of WPS Office , is dependable and fast word processing software that is highly compatible with Microsoft Word , and can read and edit DOC and DOCX formats.

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