Download AbiWord 2.9.2 for Windows

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About AbiWord

Editors Review
AbiWord is no longer as up-to-date as it used to be, and certain features have been left behind; on top of that it was never as fully compatible with Word documents as users would have wanted. In addition, its interface is very dated, made to resemble old-school Microsoft Word. Still, for a free solution, it has a fairly robust feature set. It may be worth considering for certain people on the basis of its Mail Merge feature alone, as well.
AbiWord is a cross-platform, free and open-source word processor that can effectively act as an alternative to Microsoft Word and other similar software.

AbiWord features all major word-processing functions, such as rich formatting, tables, bulleted lists, inline image support, headers and footers, and pre-defined styles. AbiWord can also execute Mail Merges, which can automated the creation of thousands of letters for a provided list of contacts, which can be come in many forms such as a relational database, a CSV, or a tabbed text file.

AbiWord is available in a variety of languages, and has spelling correction with support for dictionaries in 30 languages. You can also make use of right-to-left, left-to-right, and mixed mode text display.

AbiWord has full support for Microsoft Word files, including the docx format. It also supports the OpenDocument standard, RTF files, HTML, WordPerfect, and all other major industry standards for word processing. The software's functionality can be additionally extended through the use of plugins.

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