EtherPad Alternatives

    EtherPad is described as 'is the only web-based word processor that allows people to work together in really real-time' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to EtherPad for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Chrome OS, Android Tablet and iPad. The best alternative is Google Docs, which is free. Other great apps like EtherPad are Etherpad (Free, Open Source), Office Online (Free), Zoho Writer (Free Personal) and SubEthaEdit (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 28, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Etherpad is a highly customizable Open Source online editor providing collaborative editing in really real-time. Collaborating in really real-time No more sending your stuff back and forth via email, just set up a pad, share the link and start collaborating!


    3. Office Online is an online office suite offered by Microsoft, which allows users an easy way to access, view, create and edit documents using lightweight, web browser-based versions of Microsoft Office applications: Word Online ; ...
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      An online word processor that lets you create and edit documents in your web browser and save them in the cloud, so that you can share them with anyone. Zoho can allow multiple users to work on a document simultaneously.
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    4. The app that started the collaborative editing revolution is back. Write articles, code, notes or meeting minutes with friends – wherever they are. Ideal for extreme programming sessions, tutoring and creative writing. And now it is free and open source!
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      Formerly ThinkFree Office. It was rebranded in 2020 and replaced previous Hancom Office.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Collaborative text editor with syntax highlighting that lets you work with a team on the same document over a network.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      • Etherpad
      Real-time collaborative text-editor. No account required. Edits highlighted in authors color. Infinite undo history. Syntax highlighting for editing code. Copy of Etherpad
    5. Live Documents is a web-enabled Office productivity suite (word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, mail) that can be used as software on your desktop or as services within your browser whether you are online or offline.
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    6. IBM Docs is a new office productivity suite for working on documents, spreadsheets and presentations -- together -- in the cloud. IBM Docs only a browser and an account, and you are able to easily create professional looking documents and share them with others.
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