Download Microsoft Word - Best Software & Apps

  • Microsoft Word 2016

    1.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's latest and greatest, with huge compatibility improvements

    8
    4891 votes
    • PROS: Every new feature is useful, Read Mode is fantastic, Easy to use, PDF compatibility
    • CONS: Requires some CPU power/memory, Still has some overhead
  • Microsoft Word 2013

    15.0.5085.1000

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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    One of the best word processors gets even better

    6
    12348 votes
    • PROS: Ribbon interface is easier to navigate, Performance improvements all around, Great reading mode, Documents and settings synced with Skydrive, Easy photo import
    • CONS: No Windows XP support, No escape from the ribbon interface, Some tools are hard to find
  • Microsoft Word

    1811-build-11029.20108

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    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's excellent word processor

    6
    29762 votes
    • PROS: Works with all popular formats, Support for saving to PDF, Spell checking and translating tools, Downloadable templates, Special set of image tools
    • CONS: Heavy on resources, The toolbar takes up too much space, Still no support for video
  • Word Writer for Microsoft Office Open Office

    1.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    A word editing app with basic features

    9
    10 votes
    • PROS: Formats bullets and lists, Simple UI, Supports split-window and full screen editing, Can export to PDF files
    • CONS: Keeps asking to upgrade and restore, Compatibility issues, No app support, Can’t save in free version
  • Microsoft Office Word Viewer

    2007 SP3 12.0.6038.3000

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Microsoft Word document viewer

    6
    2242 votes
    • PROS: View Word documents in full, for free, Supports DOCX files (via converter), View editorial changes, comments and file properties, Print or copy text
    • CONS: No export feature, Can't open DOCX without additional download
  • Document Writer: Advanced Word Processor

    1.0.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    An alternative word processor to Microsoft Word for Mac

    7
    26 votes
    • PROS: Has word count, Auto-save feature, Can edit images, Can support many file types
    • CONS: Doesn’t save properly sometimes, Prone to crashing, File types are limited, Not a lot of features
  • Microsoft Word file Version Finder

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft Word version finder file type

    9
    3 votes
    • Microsoft Word Web Browser

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Surf the web without your boss noticing it

      8
      15 votes
      • OpenXML Translator (ODF Add-in for Microsoft Word)

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Open and save OpenDocument format (ODF) files

        6
        14 votes
        • Microsoft Word Command Console

          1

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          Must-have addin floating command console with over 50 one-click smart commands for Word!

          0
          1 vote
          • Word Writer for Microsoft and Open Office Formats

            1.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            A free program for mac, by Kenny Q.

            10
            2 votes
            • Microsoft Word 2011

              for Mac 14.4.1

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              Platform
              Mac

              Microsoft Word better than ever for Mac

              5
              1902 votes
              • PROS: Much better OS X integration, Integration with SkyDrive and SharePoint, Lots of new and interesting templates, Ribbon and Spotlight integration, Document sharing and colloboration much improved, Full screen mode looks great
              • CONS: Ribbon can take some navigating around, Can be slow to start
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
            #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
            11.048918.1Windows
            21811-build-11029.20108297626.5Windows
            32007 SP3 12.0.6038.300022426.4Windows
            415.0.5085.1000123486Windows,Android,iPhone
            5for Mac 14.4.119025.1Mac
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