wv (software)

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wvWare
Developer(s) Caolán McNamara
Stable release 1.2.4 / October 25, 2006 (2006-10-25)
Operating system Cross-platform
Size 615 KB
License GPL
Website http://wvware.sourceforge.net/

The software library wv, also known as wvware or by its previous name mswordview, is a set of free software programs licensed under the GNU General Public License which can be used for viewing and/or converting files in the Microsoft .doc format to plain text, LaTeX, html or other formats.

The wv library provides several tools on the command line of a Unix shell, such as wvText for converting a .doc file to a plain text file. It is used by the program abiword, which provides a GUI interface for reading .doc files.

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