We’ve all used Microsoft Word, the most ubiquitous word processor on the market, at one point in our lives. It still proves to be a staple, especially in education, but there are plenty of competitors vying for our word processing loyalty.
If you aren’t a fan of Word, aren’t interested in purchasing a full office suite, or you really just need a new, free word processor, check out the best of the best below.
Includes overviews of:
- Google Docs
- Textilus – Microsoft Word Edition
- Kingsoft Office Writer
If you have OS X my recommendation would be the open source word processor Bean over TextEdit.