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Pages Alternatives for Linux

Pages is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is LibreOffice - Writer, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Pages and 18 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Pages are Scribus, Apache OpenOffice Writer, FocusWriter and AppFlowy.

Pages alternatives are mainly Word Processors but may also be Note-taking Tools or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Pages.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • iPhone
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  1. Writer has all the features you need from a modern, full-featured word processing or desktop publishing tool.

    ⚫︎ PortableLibreOffice - Writer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingLibreOffice - Writer can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedLibreOffice - Writer is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    Scribus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku

    Scribus is a desktop publishing (DTP) application. Scribus is designed for flexible layout and typesetting, and the ability to prepare files for professional quality image setting equipment. It can also create animated and interactive PDF presentations and forms.

    ⚫︎ Fill PDF FormsScribus supports forms in PDF files.
    ⚫︎ PortableScribus can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Don't support .docx import

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    Apache OpenOffice Writer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Writer, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is an open-source word processor.

    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingApache OpenOffice Writer can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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  4. FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableFocusWriter is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ PortableFocusWriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Don't provide full text processor functionality

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    AppFlowy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    AppFlowy is an open source alternative to Notion. You are in charge of your data and customizations.

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedAppFlowy is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    AbiWord

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • GTK+
    • AmigaOS

    AbiWord is a free software word processor. The name "AbiWord" (pronounced "Abby Word") is derived from the root of the Spanish word "abierto", meaning "open". It runs on Linux, Mac OS X (PowerPC), ReactOS, BeOS (unsupported), AmigaOS 4.

    ⚫︎ LightweightAbiWord consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingAbiWord can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ PortableAbiWord can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Pages has a lot of DTP functionality - AbiWord has not.

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  7. WPS Writer, part of WPS Office , is dependable and fast word processing software that is highly compatible with Microsoft Word , and can read and edit DOC and DOCX formats.

    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingWPS Writer can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    TextMaker

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    TextMaker is a Microsoft Word-compatible word processor, part of SoftMaker FreeOffice.

    ⚫︎ PortableTextMaker can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Calligra Words

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • KDE

    Words is an intuitive word processor and desktop publisher application. With it, you can create informative and attractive documents with pleasure and ease.

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    Fidus Writer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Fidus Writer is an online collaborative LaTeX editor especially made for academics who need to use citations and/or formulas.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Fidus Writer simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXFidus Writer supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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