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WordPad Alternatives for Chrome OS

WordPad is not available for Chrome OS but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best Chrome OS alternative is Google Docs, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to WordPad and six of them are available for Chrome OS so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Chrome OS alternatives to WordPad are Dictanote, Word Online, TabNote- and TabNote.

WordPad alternatives are mainly Word Processors but may also be Note-taking Tools or Text Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WordPad.
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  • Windows

WordPad is a simple word processor that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft Windows from Windows 95 onwards....

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  1. 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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    Most users think Google Docs is a great alternative to WordPad.
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    It's not a native stand-alone app. You need to run it in your browser. Should it work as a native app without overloading my poor hardware with a browser, I would consider it a good option.

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    Dictanote

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

    Switch effortlessly between using the keyboard and your voice to type out notes. Work smarter and more productively with fast, accurate dictation and transcription using Dictanote.

    ⚫︎ Works OfflineDictanote can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ PortableDictanote can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Word Online icon

    Word Online

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Online
    • Chrome OS

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

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  4. TabNote- icon

    TabNote-

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Self-Hosted
    • Google Chrome

    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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    TabNote

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

    Use your Browser as your Notepad, take notes while you browse.

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  6. Docster.io

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Docster.io is a document creation and collaboration platform. It is similar to google docs in ways but vastly different and with new features on the horizon every week. You can create teams, add team members, share documents and much more. Try it for free today!

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