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RoughDraft Alternatives

RoughDraft is described as 'freeware word processor for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP. Although suitable for general use, it has features specifically designed for creative writing: novels, short stories, articles, plays and screenplays' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to RoughDraft for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is LibreOffice - Writer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RoughDraft are Microsoft Word, Apache OpenOffice Writer, AbiWord and Notepad.

RoughDraft alternatives are mainly Word Processors but may also be Text Editors or Desktop Publishers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of RoughDraft.
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  1. LibreOffice - Writer icon

    LibreOffice - Writer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • ReactOS
    79 alternatives to LibreOffice - Writer 

    Writer has all the features you need from a modern, full-featured word processing or desktop publishing tool.

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    1.  PortableLibreOffice - Writer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Spell CheckingLibreOffice - Writer can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    3.  Privacy focusedLibreOffice - Writer is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Works OfflineLibreOffice - Writer can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    5.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of LibreOffice - Writer.
    6.  Ad-freeLibreOffice - Writer doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  2. Microsoft Word icon

    Microsoft Word

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    89 alternatives to Microsoft Word 

    Microsoft Word, part of the Microsoft 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...

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Microsoft Word simultaneously.
    2.  Dark ModeMicrosoft Word supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Spell CheckingMicrosoft Word can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    5.  PDF annotationMicrosoft Word support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    6.  Works OfflineMicrosoft Word can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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  3. Apache OpenOffice Writer icon

    Apache OpenOffice Writer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    80 alternatives to 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 data interchange as its default file format, as well as Microsoft Office 97-2003 formats, Microsoft Office 2007...

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    1.  Spell CheckingApache OpenOffice Writer can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  Ad-freeApache OpenOffice Writer doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Works OfflineApache OpenOffice Writer can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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  4. AbiWord icon

    AbiWord

    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • Haiku
    • GTK+
    • AmigaOS
    71 alternatives to AbiWord 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightAbiWord consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Spell CheckingAbiWord can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    3.  PortableAbiWord can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Notepad

    128 alternatives to Notepad 

    Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.

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    1.  LightweightNotepad consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    WPS Writer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    74 alternatives to WPS Writer 

    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.

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    Word Online

    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    93 alternatives to Word Online 

    Word Online, part of Office Online, is the online version of Microsoft Word.

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    Atlantis Word Processor

    78 alternatives to 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 will be the perfect companion for a wide range of your word processing tasks, – from simple to most complex.

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    1.  LightweightAtlantis Word Processor consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Spell CheckingAtlantis Word Processor can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    3.  PortableAtlantis Word Processor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    WordPad

    85 alternatives to 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.

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    TabNote-

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome
    126 alternatives to TabNote- 

    TabNote is a free and offline chrome extension which can use to take notes while you are browsing the web. 珞

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