Word Place - Developer of Yeah Write!, a shareware text creator that uses a fill-in-the-blanks approach. [Win95/98/Me/NT/2000]
WordExpress - Features include WYSIWYG editing and customizable tool bar. Site provides slide show tour, product comparison table and updates.
FormatEase - Made by Guilford Publications to format text to APA style guidelines.
GNU TeXmacs - Freeware tool for extensible, structured and WYSIWYG technical documents. Can also be used as an interface to computer algebra systems.
Jarte - Features include RTF and DOC support, OLE support, tabbed document access, spell check, page breaks, print preview, clipboard history, online reference bar.
Unitype - Makers of Global Writer, a multilingual tool and Global Office, an add-on to Microsoft Office to allow multiple language typing.
Summitsoft - Creates Arabic-English and Urdu-English documents for Windows platforms. Also, developers of Arabic Edit and Urdu Edit ActiveX controls.
WhizFolders - A shareware notepad that will organize notes and ideas with hypertext links and multiple window editing, features printable notes with table of contents. [Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000]
APA Style Template Software - Designed to make typing papers in APA format easier. Available for Microsoft Office, Word and Works, Corel WordPerfect, AmiPro, WordPro and SmartSuite. Made by Reference Point Software
CalcuScribe - Designed for portability and taking notes, math calculations, import and export files to PC or Mac.
EasiWriter and TechWriter - Technical document processors with equation editing features.
Volga Writer - Allows writing of Russian and English. Features Cyrillic fonts, history and keyboard layouts.
TemplateZone - Online store for small businesses that provides Microsoft Office templates and HTML email software.
Capsoft Development - Makers of HotDocs documentation automation software used extensively by law firms, corporations, government, insurance, and medical professionals.
Winsoft - Developers of WinText, a multilingual creation tool with spell checking, text editing and publication functionality.
MultiLingual Indian Software - ISE's Lekhni is meant for typing in English along with Indian languages, such as DevNagri Script with a planned Gujrati version.
Sylvan Software - Abbreviation expanders and utilities for medical transcriptionists and typists.
StarOffice Writer - Official site for the word processing application within Sun Microsystem's StarOffice office suite. Also known as StarWriter. Suite is available free for Linux, Solaris Intel, Solaris SPARC and Windows 95/98/NT.
Nota Bene - Developers of academic writing and research tools, such as Scholar's Workstation, Nota Bene, Ibidem, Orbis, Ibid, and Lingua Workstation; Site provides online brochure, support, downloads, pricing and FAQs.
AXARScan - Windows or DOS program with text extractor, bit editor, search, and multi-level undo.
Bookman Pro - Complete handbook compiler for writing, arranging and producing handbooks or other structured documentation. Features include output to Rich Text Format and Basic HTML, built in thesaurus, graphics and object scaling and automatic updates via the Internet.
SpeedType Transcription Software - A Windows-based text storage and transfer utility designed to work concurrently with other applications.
Atlantis - Features WYSIWYG editing, encryption, multiple user settings, and a wide variety of directories for spell-checking.
WordStar Resource Site - Featuring WordStar updates, bug fixes, file format converters and other utilities, plus other tips and tricks. Also includes instructions for running WordStar for DOS within Windows and downloadable WordStar command emulators for Microsoft Word. WordStar discussion forums.
WaverlyStreet QuickNote - Allows users to create the same pieces of text over and over again.
Accenter - Virtu Software offers this fully configurable tool that provides insertion of accented letters, Spanish and French punctuation; also Greek letters, wingdings, and math symbols are provided.
Word Processors: Stupid and Inefficient - Mainly a polemic in favor of TeX over word processors, but also providing a general idea of how traditional (non-desktop) publishing works and what professionals value (or dislike) in a publishing data format.
LexiGraf - Multilingual lexicography desktop publishing software.
XyWrite - Designed for colleges and universities. Site provides online support, numerous downloads and additional information.
Z-Write - Create sections in the lefthand frame, enter the text in the full-size page area on the right. Navigate through large documents by inserting named bookmarks via the utilities menu.
AbiWord - An open source (freeware) word processing program.
Google Docs and Spreadsheets - Free web-based word processor and spreadsheet, which allow you share and collaborate online.
RoughDraft - Freeware word processor. It has features specifically designed for writers of novels, short stories, articles, poetry, plays and screenplays.