Commercial Microsoft Word Alternatives

Popular paid Alternatives to Microsoft Word for Mac, Windows, iPad, Linux, Web and more. Explore 16 apps like Microsoft Word, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

Microsoft Word is a commercial word document processor for Windows. If you're looking for more info about Microsoft Word like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 11/28/2019 1:13:00 PM

Alternatives to Microsoft Word for all platforms with Commercial License

  • WordPad

    WordPad is a simple word processor that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft Windows from Windows 95 onwards. It is the successor of Windows 3.1s Write. From Windows 7 Wordpad includes the ribbon user interface.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Quip

    Quip is a modern word processor that enables you to create beautiful documents on any device, including the iPad, iPhone, and the desktop. It combines documents and messages into a single chat-like “thread” of updates — making collaboration easy. Take notes, organize to-do lists, and collaborate within your company. Share folders to organize your projects at home or at work. All features work perfectly offline, syncing whenever you have an internet connection.

    Commercial Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

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  • Walling

    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. Brain dump with ease Unlike linear documents, with Walling you can throw out your ideas into Bricks and worry later about organizing and revising them. See the big picture With your ideas side by side, Walling empowers you to step back and get a high level understanding of what you're working on.

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  • FileOne

    FileOne is an organizer that combines and integrates your notes, documents, contacts, email, photo's/images, calendar and agenda with multimedia. It is an hybrid form of a note taking organizer with multimedia and email functionality. A desktop replacement for OneNote and EverNote with more functionality but much easier to use. It runs on all desktop versions of Windows, Linux Mint, Ubuntu and Mac OSX (Yosemite, El Capitan, Sierra).

    • Less overhead in functions, faster in saving large documents, easier to encrypt, can handle multimedia combined with its native documents. Guest • May 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Tree at the left and its features to combine rich text with other data. Guest • May 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Multiplatform support for macOs, Linux and Windows. FileOneMay 2018 Disagree   Agree
    • Editor is easier and faster on huge documents. Guest • Apr 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

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  • Nevron Writer

    Nevron Writer is a Free Text Processor, which serves as replacement of the Microsoft Word text editor in the most popular desktop operating systems used nowadays - Windows and Mac. A Free Web Editor is also available to all Windows and Mac users, so that you can enjoy great text processing everywhere you are. Nevron Writer provides a complete set of text processing and text editing features, as well as support for commonly used text formats such as .TXT, .RTF, .DOCX, .HTML, .PDF and other.

    • Discontinued
      Last version is v2016, which shows the last time it was updated

    Commercial Mac Windows Web

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  • Nisus Writer

    Nisus Writer feels like home with support for Mac OS X autosave, document versioning, and iCloud. Built from the same core as Nisus Writer Pro, Express features the same elegant user interface and compatibility that has been universally praised by both users and press alike. Compatible The native file format (RTF) is understood by just about everyone. Nisus Writer also opens and saves Microsoft Word files and other popular formats.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Mellel

    Mellel is a sophisticated, time-tested and reliable word processor, especially designed to handle long and complicated documents, books, manuscripts, dissertations, and more. Mellel comes equipped with a superb set of tools for the job, allowing you to control every little aspect of your footnotes, track changes, cross-reference, table of contents, citations, images, bibliography, sorting, styles, lists, and so on - while keeping things well in control via its winning outline pane.

    • I've used many word processors before. Mellel is the best option. Guest • Mar 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Mac iPad

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  • MarkMyWords

    MarkMyWords is the ideal markup-writing tool for authors. By using Markdown, MultiMarkdown, Textile, Wikitext, HTML or BBCode MarkMyWords makes writing articles for the web a breeze and remains platform-independent by using plain text documents.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Mariner Write

    Mariner Write is your Mac OS X go-to word processing tool! professional writer, educator or student, Write has all the functionality you need for that important letter, technical paper or research project. Elegantly efficient and powerful, Mariner Write turns out great looking documents. Create customized headers, footers, endnotes or footnotes. Easily define styles; use keyboard shortcuts for repeated tasks. Use Mail Merge to automate a mailing.

    Commercial Mac

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