License: GNU GPL2
Web: AbiWord project page
AbiWord is a open source software word processor based on GTK. It runs on Linux and Microsoft Windows. It is a great choice for users who don't need full office suite and only need a word processor.
All the basic wird processing features like character formats, tables, list. Also such things like page headers, footers, footnotes, templates, spell and grammar checking. The interface is inspired by Microsoft Word.
There are many supported file formats
- Rich Text Format (.rtf)
- OpenDocument Text (.odt)
- Office Open XML (.docx)
- Microsoft Word (.doc)