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  • LibreOffice - Writer icon

    LibreOffice - Writer

    Writer has all the features you need from a modern, full-featured word processing or desktop publishing tool. It's simple enough for a quick memo, but powerful...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

    • It is better than Open Office. It could redraw the MS-Word-created diagrams which Open Office could not. Guest • May 2016 • 9 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • LibreOffice can do 90%+ of what Microsoft Office can do, and it costs 100% less! Guest • Dec 2016 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It handles large documents better than word does. Guest • Mar 2017 • 4 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It's very easy to use, Small. I asked for a new feature. The team debugs fast. mohammadetemaddarNov 2016 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • If you do not need some very rare functions, LibreOffice Writer is better and totally libre alternative! KuboFHromoslavMay 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is absolutely free and handles .docx and .doc files better than the other alternatives provided. Additionally, it supports more features than other alternatives like Google Docs. Guest • Jun 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Freedom. If you care about that go for LibreOffice. Also you've got pretty much the same common feature, which is quick enough for everyone. Word stay good if you really want to go deeper in some modificatio, but it's really not worth the price (alone without Office 365). Guest • Apr 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • LibreOffice Writer has all the same features, plus a few extras that make commonly used things in Word easier, and in my opinion, I like the interface better than Word's more complicated one. Guest • May 2016 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • WPS Writer icon

    WPS Writer

    WPS Writer, part of WPS Office , is dependable and fast word processing software that is highly compatible with...

    Freemium Windows Linux

    • I think WPS Office is the closest you can get to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). It handels .docx witch was my main problem. The WPS Writer may be in a early stage but I see alot of potential of it becomming better, more easy to use, beautiful and more stable. Guest • Jan 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • it is absolutely one of the best alternatives to microsoft Word but the only thing that it does not have is the equation editor: it is present only in the windows version of the application but not on the linux version. Guest • Mar 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It is absolutely free. It also has some incredible features like pdf to word and much more. WPS Office gives all necessary components of MS-Office i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point. The best part is that it is cross-platform. SuperMindsJul 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • WPS Writer has a very similar layout to MS Word Guest • Aug 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • WPS have a good compatibility with docx and its UI is almost similar with office Guest • Sep 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Fully Functional with .docx and various formats that are compatible with Microsoft office word. The Features and layout are also very similar and shouldn't take long to learn the program :) Guest • Sep 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • It has Microsoft-alike interface and has much features Guest • Jan 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Apache OpenOffice Writer icon

    Apache OpenOffice Writer

    Writer, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is an open-source word processor. It supports the ISO standard Open Document Format (ODF) for...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    • Will not use later than word 97 documents Guest • Nov 2015 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Poor features and quite complicated interface Guest • Jan 2017 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Scrivener icon

    Scrivener

    Scrivener is a word processor and project management tool created specifically for writers of long texts such as novels and research papers. It won't try to tell you...

    Commercial Mac Windows iPhone iPad

    • It's a hole research/writing management tool, extremely flexible, generous in it's licence and allowing easy data recovery if anything goes wrong by keeping every piece of work in an open format! Guest • Nov 2016 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    AbiWord

    AbiWord is a free software word processor. The name "AbiWord" (pronounced "Abby Word") is derived from the root of the Spanish word...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com Haiku GTK+ AmigaOS

    • AbiWord is a great simple word processor. However it doesn't have many advanced features. Just a simple text document. And it's free! kaylinTechAUJan 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • TextMaker icon

    TextMaker

    TextMaker is a Microsoft Word-compatible word processor, part of SoftMaker FreeOffice. It's available for free included in the...

    Freemium Windows Linux Windows Mobile Android Android Tablet

    • Really fast, really compatible with Microsoft Office. Guest • May 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Powerful features with a very intuitive interface. Outputs in MS Word formats plus ODT, PDF, HTML and ePub, among many others. Reads most common formats, including MS Word. Fully customizable interface. Fast and compact. Excellent documentation. The best word processor for personal use, period. DiegoAzetaOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • WordPad icon

    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....

    Commercial Windows

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  • Notion icon

    Notion

    With so many tools, it's hard to keep everyone on the same page. Notion is a new tool that unifies them all. It's like Google Docs, but everything is...

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    Atlantis Word Processor

    Atlantis is an innovative, no-nonsense word processor carefully designed with the end-user in mind. Compact, fast-loading, but still powerful and efficient, Atlantis...

    Freemium Windows Windows RT

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    Jarte

    The Jarte word processor uses Microsofts reliable, fast starting WordPad word processing engine while adding many features missing in WordPad. Jarte can save files as...

    Freemium Windows PortableApps.com

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