A full-featured and cross-platform word processing software, similar to Microsoft Word
The AbiWord project is unique among word processors in its drive to become a fully cross-platform word processing tool.
AbiWord is quite similar in functionality with old versions of the Microsoft Word text editing software, being suitable for a wide variety of word processing tasks.
AbiWord offers built-in support for editing high-standard document formats, including Microsoft Word documents, OpenOffice.org documents, Rich Text Format documents, WordPerfect documents, HTML web pages, and many more.
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What's New in version 2.9.2
- Add double-buffering support for most of the drawing to reduce flickering
- Implement SVG snapshots for components when possible
- Port the GTK interface to GTK+3 (GTK+2 is still supported)
- Support loading plugins in the Mac OSX port