Microsoft Word, part of the Small Microsoft Office Suite iconMicrosoft Office Suite but also sold as a standalone application, is Microsoft's word processor. Its proprietary (but open-specification) DOC format is considered a de-facto standard, although from 2007 and above, Word uses DOCX.

Other features include SmartArt, PDF support, and feature searching (as of Word 2016).

Small Word Online iconWord Online, part of Small Office Online iconOffice Online, is the web client with a limited feature set.

Using the mobile app, an Small Microsoft 365 iconMicrosoft 365 subscription is required to create and edit documents with a screen size of 10.1 inches or larger; documents will be opened in read-only mode.



Pricing Information

One time purchase ranging between $120 and $500, and / or subscription that costs between $5 and $13. Price may vary depending on commitment and so on.

Supported Platforms

Mac Windows Android iPhone Windows S Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

Apps for Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Office Word is also a platform with 38 apps listed on AlternativeTo. Browse all 38 apps for Microsoft Office Word.

Links to official Microsoft Office Word sites

Official Website    Facebook    Twitter


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