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Microsoft Word Viewer Alternatives

Microsoft Word Viewer is described as 'View, print and copy Word documents, even if you dont have Word installed. The Word Viewer, together with the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats, allows you open Word documents saved in the following formats:' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Microsoft Word Viewer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, SaaS, Mac and iPad. The best alternative is Notion. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try LibreOffice - Writer or Airborn. Other great apps like Microsoft Word Viewer are ONLYOFFICE, Word Online, WordPad and Fidus Writer.

Microsoft Word Viewer alternatives are mainly Word Processors but may also be Office Suites or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Microsoft Word Viewer.
This page was last updated Sep 18, 2019
  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

View, print and copy Word documents, even if you dont have Word installed. The Word Viewer, together with the Microsoft...

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

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



  3. ONLYOFFICE

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Cloudron

    ONLYOFFICE is an open-source online collaborative office combining editors for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms. It is compatible with all popular formats and features maximum support for MS Office files.

  4. Word Online

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Online
    • Chrome OS

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

  5. Create and edit documents online without sacrificing your privacy.

    Discontinued

    Project seems dead, github repo still up.



  6. WordPad

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. Universal Viewer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Universal Viewer is an advanced file viewer for wide range of formats. Supported file formats are:

  9. Google Docs Offline

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Google Chrome

    The Google Docs extension makes it possible to edit your documents, spreadsheets and presentations when you aren’t connected to the Internet. Plus, you can copy and paste between Docs, Sheets and Slides.

  10. WebODF

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    WebODF is a JavaScript library that makes it easy to add Open Document Format (ODF) support to your website and to your mobile or desktop application. It uses HTML and CSS to display ODF documents.

    Discontinued

    The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.9, released in September 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website

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