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Open Source Word Processors Give You Lots of Free Choices, Part 1

Jul 17, 2009, 19:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)

"To help users sift through the choices, Linux.com is launching a series of articles about software in these four categories. For starters, we'll dive into a sampling of five different applications: OpenOffice.org Write; AbiWord; KWord; LYX, and e:doc.

"Open Source vs. Proprietary Word Processors

"One big advantage of open source word processors is that they're free. If you've grown accustomed to Windows PCs, you've probably been paying for the Windows OS, along with MS Word and other proprietary applications from Microsoft and its partners. But if you go with an open source program like OpenOffice.org Write or AbiWord, you won't shell out a nickle."

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