Microsoft Word Alternatives for Chrome OS

    Microsoft Word is not available for Chrome OS but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best Chrome OS alternative is Google Docs, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Microsoft Word and nine of them are available for Chrome OS so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Chrome OS alternatives to Microsoft Word are WPS Office (Freemium), Zoho Writer (Free Personal), Word Online (Free Personal) and Dictanote (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Mar 18, 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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      Google Docs vs Microsoft Word opinions
      Most users think Google Docs is a great alternative to Microsoft Word.
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      nightknight218 Online, Free, Easy to use and feature-rich, and everything is saved on your G account.
      Top positive comment  10 months ago

      n10m Cloud based document storage and editing.
      Top positive comment  over 5 years ago

      Google docs is even worst than Microsoft Word. Their enormous surveillance and privacy violations are unacceptable. I suggest LibreOffice instead.
      Top negative comment  8 months ago

      RemovedUser Autosave Easy to use Free No need registeration Cloud storage and can be edited from any device Privacy Online(No installation required) More at
      Positive comment 10 months ago

      jebex1307 It looks almost the same, except is online.
      Positive comment 10 months ago

      avasiri81 Is google Docs good alternative to Microsoft Word? Yes and no. Usefull for internet communication when you don't need many formating but bad for offical documentation.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      It lacks most of the functionalities
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    2. The perfect free office suite that includes updated versions of WRITER, SPREADSHEET, PRESENTATION and build-in PDF readers. Highly compatible with MS Office. The new WRITER support for converting PDF to DOC/DOCX, plus split and merge PDF file.
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      WPS Office vs Microsoft Word opinions
      Most users think WPS Office is a great alternative to Microsoft Word.
      coth WPWPS Office is an alternative to MS Office. WPS Writer is an alternative to MS Office Word. And it's already listed.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

      wps office contains wps writer (no individual install possible afaik) which is a word alternative
      Positive comment over 5 years ago


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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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      Zoho Writer vs Microsoft Word opinions
      Most users think Zoho Writer is a great alternative to Microsoft Word.
      Awesome interface, is does not conform to the previous stigma and innovates
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

    3. Word Online, part of Office Online, is the online version of Microsoft Word. Create, edit and share. Work with other at the same time.
      Most users think Word Online is a great alternative to Microsoft Word.
    4. Switch effortlessly between using the keyboard and your voice to type out notes. Work smarter and more productively with fast, accurate dictation and transcription using Dictanote.
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      anils It has a WYSIWYG editor similar to MS Word and its online.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago


    5. OmniaWrite is a next-generation cross-platform plain text editor engineered for creative writing. It is perfect for writing novels, lyrics, poems, essays, drafts and screenplays.
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    6. Folia is the professional way to share documents for feedback and discussion. Stop printing, avoid lengthy email threads, modernize meetings, and more. Our state of the art annotation and commenting tools enable deep conversations, so you can be more effective with your content.
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    7. 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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      TDSmaker is a cloud-based data sheet creation and management system that reduces the time and cost it takes to create and edit data sheets by over 85%.
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