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AbiWord 0.9.6

Similar to Microsoft Word, AbiWord is a free word processing program that allows users to type papers, letters, reports, memos, etc. AbiWord is unique among word processors because of "its drive to become a fully cross-platform word processor." It can run on virtually any operating system with a minimum amount of porting time and is accessible in several languages. AbiWord has just been awarded...
AbiWord: Word Processing for Everyone

A bit different than other word processors, AbiWord is a free word processor that is able to run on virtually any platform and supports a wide array of languages. Also of note is the fact that AbiWord is being developed as an Open Source project, which means that the lines of code comprising the application are freely available and redistributable. Perhaps the most important feature of AbiWord is...
OpenOffice 2.2.1

Those who have yet to hear of OpenOffice 2.2.1 will be delighted to learn of its existence. This multi-platform office productivity suite is meant to serve as an open-source alternative to other such suites, and it includes a word processor, presentation manager, and a drawing program. The suite is available in over 65 supported languages and it also works transparently with other file formats....
DocPad 8.0

While Notepad is a suitable text editor for some, DocPad 8.0 has some novel features that make it worth a closer look. DocPad 8.0 allows users the option to change text case, indent text blocks, and also even alphabetize paragraphs. The application also includes a built-in calculator, calendar, and character map. This version is compatible with computers running Windows 95 and newer.

Created by Stefan Sinclair at McGill University and Geoffrey Rockwell at the University of Alberta, Voyant is an online tool for analyzing texts. On this website, users can enter text in a variety of forms, including URL links, plain text, Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML), Extensible Markup Language (XML), Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format (RTF), and Portable Document Format (PDF). Voyant will...
Zoho Writer

Zoho Writer is a cloud-based word processor with most of the bells and whistles of a traditional word processor, but without the price or hassle of installation. The user interface is clean and simple, spell check is included, documents are auto-saved, and users can easily see document history. There is also the ability to chat with others while using Zoho Writer, similar to Google Docs, which...