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Four More Cool Word Processors

Aug 30, 2009, 16:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"As we've talked about in previous articles, online word processors can provide certain advantages as alternatives to Microsoft Word over non-Web-enabled counterparts like OpenOffice.org and Sun's StarOffice.

"To sum up quite quickly, because online word processors are browser-based, they can often operate easily on just about any PC running just about any operating system (OS), including Linux. Generally but with some exceptions, documents can be stored either online or on your own machine, and they can be shared collaboratively regardless of which OS your friends and colleagues are using.

"AjaxWrite drew a lot of fanfare on its initial rollout way back in 2006. The other offerings we'll explore in today's article are newer, and lean very strongly in collaborative directions. Writeboard is one of the easiest-to-use collaborative writing and editing environments you're likely to find anywhere."

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