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    Free word software.

    Discussion in 'Software' started by Puppet121, Nov 17, 2008.

    For some reason I do not have Word. So I was wondering what is a great alternative?
     
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    I have found Open Office to be a satisfactory replacement, it downloads quickly and is absolutely free.
     
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    I believe this is the correct home page if you're struggling http://www.openoffice.org/
     
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    dont forget to download the many plugins for it,
     
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    You can always download it online or get a CD with the program.
    I have Word 2007 for Vista and it's just great.
     
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    I second the open-office recommendation, it's great.
     
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    I'll toss my hat in the OpenOffice ring. I love it.

    Abiword works well too if you don't need the spreadsheet, presentation and database.

    http://www.abisource.com/

    There is also Jarte if you prefer something less bulky. It's like wordpad only with formatting and spellcheck.

    http://www.jarte.com/
     
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    I'm with the open-office lot too. Woo!

    It's useful to note if you're considering it that you can save documents as .docs so they're completely compatible with word and other computers and your documents can be exported as PDFs which is always useful! :p
     
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    Me too, I have it and it's great.
     

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