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Word Online is described as 'part of Office Online, is the online version of Microsoft Word' and is a Word Processor in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Word Online for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is Notion. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try LibreOffice - Writer or Google Docs. Other great apps like Word Online are Microsoft Word, Manuskript, Apache OpenOffice Writer and AppFlowy.

Word Online 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 Word Online.
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  1. Notion icon

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

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownNotion supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXNotion supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Notion simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Notion.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableNotion is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Notion.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingNotion supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  2. 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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  3. 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. Here's what you can do with Google Docs:

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Google Docs simultaneously.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningGoogle Docs has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineGoogle Docs can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeGoogle Docs supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Sync with Google CalendarGoogle Docs can be synchronized with Google Calendar
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  4. Microsoft Word icon

    Microsoft Word

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Microsoft Word, part of the Microsoft Office Suite but also sold as a standalone application, is Microsoft's word processor.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeMicrosoft Word supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingMicrosoft Word can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Microsoft Word simultaneously.
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  5. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownManuskript supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ File VersioningManuskript has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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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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    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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    LyX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG). LyX combines the power and flexibility of TeX/LaTeX with the ease of use of a GUI.

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXLyX supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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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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    Walling

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Working on a project, researching a topic or writing an article? Walling makes it easy to break down your ideas, refine them and visually organize them.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Walling simultaneously.
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