AbiWord is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft Word. It is suitable for a wide variety of word processing tasks.. AbiWord is able to read and write all industry standard document types, such as OpenOffice.org documents, Microsoft Word documents, WordPerfect documents, Rich Text Format documents, HTML web pages and many more.
Give your document that professional, scientific or fun-to-read look using AbiWord’s advanced document layout options. Use tables, bullets, lists, images, footnotes, endnotes and styles to enhance the way your document looks.
AbiWord is unique among word processors in its drive to become a fully cross-platform word processor. Enjoy your favorite Word Processor on the operating system you like to use – be it Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, QNX, FreeBSD or Solaris. AbiWord has been designed to integrate perfectly with the operating system it runs on. It will take advantage of the functionality provided by the system, such as image loading or printing capabilities.