Free Alternatives to Microsoft Word

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Today, there exist many open source and free programs that provide an effective alternative to Microsoft Word. Continue reading to discover the selection of the best word processing software alternatives.


Best Word Processor Alternatives to Microsoft Word

Here are several word processing alternatives to Microsoft Word.

For Windows

For Windows, you can use OpenOffice.org Writer. This software also works on Mac and Linux devices.

For Mac

For Mac, you can use NeoOffice, Smultron, or BBEdit.

For Linux

AbiWord works well for Linux users looking for a word processor.

Online Word Processors

Google Docs and Dropbox Paper are cloud based services and can, therefore, be used with any operating system.


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