Download Word Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Five Nights at Freddy's

    Five Nights at Freddy's1.13

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Android

    Get set for the five most terrifying nights of your life

    7
    8015 votes
    • PROS: Gameplay that builds agonising suspense, Jump scares that will make you squeal, Chilling sound effects, Scary characters, Simple to play
    • CONS: You have little control over the action
  • Tux Typing

    Tux Typing1.8.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Make learning to type for kids fun!

    8
    968 votes
    • PROS: Lots of different levels and challenges, Cute cartoon style effects and backdrops, Will definitely improve kids typing skills, Supports a huge number of languages
    • CONS: Only works in full screen mode, Word editor doesn't work yet
  • Scrabble

    Scrabble

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Renowned Wordplay on Your Computer Screen

    6
    363 votes
    • PROS: Simple and recognisable gameplay, Dictionary included
    • CONS: Lack of online opponents, Some extra challenges would be nice
  • Bookworm

    Bookworm1.03

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Match letters and show off your vocabulary in Bookworm

    8
    149 votes
    • PROS: Cute character, Enjoyable word puzzles, Relaxing untimed mode
    • CONS: Little variety
  • Wordscapes

    Wordscapes1.0.58

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    The hottest crossword puzzle in town

    9
    41 votes
    • PROS: Can be played offline, Educational, Smooth gameplay, Provides hints
    • CONS: Can get repetitive, Fails to recognize some english words
  • Word Cookies

    Word Cookies3.2.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Free Game for Wordy People

    8
    26 votes
    • PROS: Cool graphics and lots of features, Ability to play without an internet connection
    • CONS: Only for true word puzzle lovers, A bit limited in its scope
  • Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy

    Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy2017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android
    iPhone

    Getting over it with Bernard Foddy; extremely frustrating climbing game

    8
    163 votes
    • PROS: Great gameplay, Nice graphics
    • CONS: Very frustrating, Not free
  • Snap Cheat: Words With Friends

    Snap Cheat: Words With Friendsvaries-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free Word app for Android

    9
    9 votes
    • Words With Friends

      Words With Friends12.111

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Web Apps

      Free social word game where your skills are tested

      8
      6 votes
      • Words With Friends Classic

        Words With Friends Classic12.111

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Free Game for Word Lovers

        5
        27 votes
        • PROS: Interesting social aspect, Comes with a handy app
        • CONS: Heavy emphasis on in game purchases, Not as exciting as some word games
      • Text Twist 2

        Text Twist 21

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free Word Play Fun at Your Fingertips

        8
        53 votes
        • PROS: Three new game modes to try, 25000 words to find, Vibrant and engaging graphics
        • CONS: Can feel repetitive
      • Word Cross

        Word Cross1.0.74

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A Simple-but-free Crossword Puzzle Game

        8
        17 votes
        • PROS: Gives you daily bonuses such as extra lives, Get rewards such as hints and tips, Suitable for young adults and kids, Allows friends to send hints and rewards
        • CONS: Game is overly large in MB storage terms, Repeatedly shows the same word too often, Has issues connecting to user accounts, More low-tech and basic than is advertised
      • Five Nights at Freddy's

        Five Nights at Freddy'sDemo 1.13

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Get set for the five most terrifying nights of your life

        7
        2441 votes
        • PROS: Gameplay that builds agonising suspense, Jump scares that will make you squeal, Chilling sound effects, Scary characters, Simple to play
        • CONS: You have little control over the action
      • Word Search Games in english

        Word Search Games in english8.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Word Search Games in English

        7
        9 votes
        • PROS: Different settings for a range of abilities, Puzzles generated new each time
        • CONS: Little challenge for expert English users, Some older users felt it was too child-focused
      • Word Connect

        Word Connect2.438.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        Test your vocabulary

        9
        17 votes
        • PROS: Educational, Easy to understand instructions, Challenging, Non-intrusive music
        • CONS: Repetitive gameplay, No unique concept, Small bonus points, Few game modes
      • Words With Friends 2

        Words With Friends 29.913

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        Free App for Word Lovers

        8
        2 votes
        • PROS: Free to download and play, Lots of modes to try
        • CONS: Plagued with pop up ads, Can get a bit repetitive
      • 4 Pics 1 Word

        4 Pics 1 Word14.4-3993-en

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        4 pictures, 1 word that links them!

        8
        237 votes
        • PROS: Easy to play, but still addictive, Loads of words, Help for the most difficult words
        • CONS: Early levels boringly easy
      • Google Dictionary

        Google DictionaryVaries with device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Free App for Word Lovers

        9
        9 votes
        • PROS: Free to download and use, Very easy to use
        • CONS: Only available to Google Chrome Users, The speech output function needs a little work
      • Wordament for Windows 10

        Wordament for Windows 101.0.1.41

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Take on the World in this fun word game

        7
        97 votes
        • PROS: Fun, live online gameplay, Easy to pick up and play, Records lots of stats, Xbox Live integration, Fun 'frenemies' feature, Supports a wide range of languages
        • CONS: Data connection needed to play, No head-to-head option to play a friend
      • The Expendabros

        The Expendabros1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Exbrosive action

        7
        232 votes
        • PROS: Excessively fun, Up to four player manic action, Destructible environments, Characters from The Expendables, Free
        • CONS: Not for the faint hearted
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
      #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
      14 Pics 1 Word14.4-3993-en2377.9Android,iPhone
      2Tux Typing1.8.19687.8Windows,Mac
      3Five Nights at Freddy's1.1380157.4Windows,iPhone,Android
      4Five Nights at Freddy'sDemo 1.1324417.3Windows
      5Scrabble3636.1Windows,Android,iPhone
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