A simple alternative to your current word processor.

A simple alternative to your current word processor.

Whether we’re typing out a quick memo or writing a letter to a friend, word processors are invaluable tools that provide the means to draft documents when needed. Word is the most widely used solution in this regard, but it’s packaged with Microsoft Office, a software suite that includes a host of other applications – Excel, Powerpoint, etc. — that you may not require.

Free and easy to use, Abiword is an alternative for those who need just a word processor, freeing your computer from needless software that’s along for the ride.

Abiword works with every major operating system:

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Mac

After editing a Word document at work, Abiword can continue editing it at home, allowing for seamless transitioning between the two formats.

This is a nice solution for those looking to keep their system limited to the barest essentials. If you ever have any questions about its use, feel free to contact one of us.

Abiword can be downloaded here.

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  • Dido Reply

    I personally tend to favour SSuite Office’s free office suites. Their software also don’t need to run on Java or .NET, like so many open source office suites, so it makes their software very small and efficient.

    http://www.ssuitesoft.com

    October 22, 2009 at 6:26 am

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