OpenOffice Writer

A lightweight application that allows users to view, edit and create Microsoft Word documents

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  • Works under:

    Windows 10 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 10

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    9.0 (7)

OpenOffice Writer is a free, lightweight app for viewing and editing Word files.

If you are looking for a free writing app, OpenOffice Writer is the obvious choice. You want to create a document quickly and easily. This lightweight app is designed to help you start writing in an instant. It allows you to create text documents and edit Word files without any problems.

Using this OpenOffice app, you can add graphics and images to your files. It allows you to open documents from Microsoft Word without having to actually pay to download Microsoft programs. Unlike Google Docs, this app is designed to be used offline. It operates like any other program that helps you to write and edit files.

The entire process is simple. Once you have downloaded OpenOffice Writer, you can immediately start working. You can also edit the file with basic options like font types, colors and hyperlinks. Through the program, you can also open any compatible document. While Word might have more options, OpenOffice Writer is best if you want a fast, free way to start writing. It is also a fairly small program, so it will not take up too much space on your computer.

The only downsides to the programs are the options. Compared to more expensive programs, Writer has a more limited set of customization features. There are also occasions where files saved in Writer do not transfer properly to other platforms. Considering the price range, this program is at least worth trying out. If you have been searching for a low-cost option for writing, this app is designed for you.


  • Allows you to immediately open Word files
  • Lightweight and simple to use
  • Start editing and writing right away


  • Minimal customization options
  • Files sometimes have issues transferring properly

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