If you are looking for Word, you have come to the right place. We explain what Word is and point you to the official download.

What is Word? Word functions both as a desktop publisher and a word processor. It is one of the applications in the Suite. This particular software can be used in generating both simple and complex documents – from memos to books. Projects created with this software can also be integrated with contents, indexes, and diagrams. Word also allows users to make use a Wizard that provides users with guidance in generating standard documents and in using the tools and functionalities of the software. Among the standard documents that can be produced with the software are faxes, minutes, letters, and agendas.

Complex tasks can also be carried out using the software and an example of this is mail merges. The software is equipped with an extension repository from which templates can be downloaded. The Styles and Formatting options allow users to employ specific formats of documents depending on purpose or usage. Word also features the use of AutoCorrect Dictionary which guides users with grammar and word choices. The AutoComplete functionality reduces the task and effort of users when producing any type of document. The software is compatible with Windows 2000, XP, and Vista.

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File types supported by Word

Our users primarily use Word to open these file types:

About file types supported by Word aims to be the go-to resource for file type- and related software information. We spend countless hours researching various file formats and software that can open, convert, create or otherwise work with those files.

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Last updated: : September 4, 2013