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Authorea is described as 'is the online document editor for researchers that allows researchers to write, cite, host data, and publish research documents. Authorea is trusted worldwide by leading researchers writing and publishing content in every discipline, from astrophysics to zoology' and is a Word Processor in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Authorea, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is LibreOffice - Writer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Authorea are Google Docs, Microsoft Word, Apache OpenOffice Writer and LyX.

Authorea alternatives are mainly Word Processors but may also be LaTeX Editors or Team Collaboration Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Authorea.
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Authorea is the online document editor for researchers that allows researchers to write, cite, host data, and publish...

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

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  2. 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:

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

    New document view
  4. 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.

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    LyX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG). LyX combines the power and flexibility of TeX/LaTeX with the ease of use of a GUI.

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    AbiWord

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • 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. TeXstudio is an integrated environment for writing LaTeX documents. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX as easy and comfortable as possible. Therefore TeXstudio has numerous features like syntax-highlighting, integrated viewer, reference checking and various assistants.

    Inline Checking
  8. Overleaf, formerly WriteLaTeX, is a collaborative writing and publishing system that makes the whole process of producing academic papers much quicker for both authors and publishers.

    Templates
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    Texmaker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku

    Texmaker is a free LaTeX editor, that integrates many tools needed to develop documents with LaTeX, in just one application.

    Texmaker on Linux
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    Texmaker uses arcane syntax; complicated and hard to learn.

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    Twake

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

    Twake is a real-time teamwork platform. It is a suite of collaborative tools that includes the specificities of some bestsellers (Slack, Trello, Google Drive...).

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