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Download of the Day: AbiWord 2.8.2

Word processing for everyone

By: Steve Dougherty from Feb 14, 2010 @ 21:43 CST

Our Download of the Day today is AbiWord 2.8.2.

AbiWord is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft® Word. It is suitable for a wide variety of word processing tasks.

Multi Platform

Enjoy your favorite Word Processor on the operating system you like to use - be it Windows, Linux, QNX, FreeBSD or Solaris.


AbiWord is able to read and write all industry standard document types, such as documents, Microsoft Word documents, WordPerfect documents, Rich Text Format documents, HTML web pages and many more.

Advanced Document Layout

Give your document that professional, scientific or fun-to-read look using AbiWord's advanced document layout options. Use tables, bullets, lists, images, footnotes, endnotes and styles to enhance the way your document looks.


AbiWord comes in many different languages. AbiWord is available in most common and many not-so-common languages. Dictionaries exist for over 30 languages.


The latest version includes the following changes:

Changes in Version 2.8.2

Click here for the full changelog.

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