List of word processors

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The following is a list of notable word processors.

Free and open-source software[edit]

Proprietary software[edit]

Commercial[edit]

Freeware[edit]

Online[edit]

Historical[edit]

Title Platform Notes
1st Word/1st Word Plus Atari ST family and Acorn
A M Jacquard Systems running Type-Rite, its own proprietary software[1]
Adobe Buzzword
Adobe PageMaker
AppleWorks Windows and Mac Formerly ClarisWorks Word Processing, also an older and unrelated application for Apple II
Amí Windows developed and marketed by Samna
Apple Writer Apple II & III series
Apricot Computers SuperWriter
AstroType (later AstroComp)
AtariWriter Atari 8-bit family
Bank Street Writer
Bravo
CEO Data General's AOS and AOS/VS operating systems
ChiWriter
CPT Word Processors
Cut & Paste
DeskMate "Text" component
DisplayWrite
DPCX /DOSF
EasyWriter Apple II and DOS (CP/M)
Edit Mac
Edit.exe DOS
Edlin DOS
Electric Pencil many
Enable DOS
EZ Word
The First XLEnt Word Processor
FullWrite Professional Mac
geoWrite component of GEOS
Gypsy
Homepak Commodore 64 and Atari
IBM 3730
IBM Lotus Symphony
Interleaf now called QuickSilver
KindWords Amiga computers
Lexicon
LocoScript
Lotus Manuscript
Lotus Word Pro Windows
MacWrite
Magic Desk Commodore 64
Magic Wand CP/M Replaced by Peachtext
MindWrite Mac
MultiMate
PaperClip Commodore 64 computers
PC-Write
Peachtext CP/M, DOS
pfs:First Choice lighter-weight version of the pfs suite; DOS
pfs:Write Professional Write/IBM Writing Assistant
PROFS IBM VM series
Protext
Q&A Write DOS / Windows
QText DOS / Windows
Scripsit
SimpleText Apple System 7-9
SpeedScript Commodore 64 computers
Spellbinder
Sprint
StarOffice Writer
Taste
Tasword
TeachText Mac
Textra DOS [2]
TJ-2
Type-Rite A M Jacquard machines[1]
VolksWriter
WordMARC
WordStar CP/M, Apple II, DOS, Windows
WordWriter 128 Commodore 128
WriteNow Mac / NeXT
XyWrite
Zarnegar with Persian/Arabic and Latin script support

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b WP Doubles Consultant's Productivity. Computerworld. 11 October 1982. Retrieved 19 February 2012. Their word processors, manufactured by AM Jacquard Systems and in operation at Stanwick since 1978, have significantly reduced time required to handle ...
  2. ^ "PC Mag". 1992-05-26. p. 219. {{cite magazine}}: Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)