Mac word processors
- General Utilities
- Abiword is free. Runs on OS X
- Desktop Publisher Pro
- LetterWorks (regular and Pro versions) is not meant to be a full-fledged word processor but is meant to be great for writing letters.
- Mariner Write 3.7 is a powerful yet streamlined Mac OS X word processor designed for the masses.
- Mellel is a new word processor for Mac OS X (only) with many advanced options
such as page, paragraph and document styles, footnotes and endnotes,
headear and footers, tables, tabs, sub-styles and excellent multi-lingual
- Nisus Writer
- Office by OpenOSX.com includes AbiWord
- Okito Composer for OS X
- NeoOffice is another Mac OS port of OpenOffice
- Papyrus OFFICE
- Personal/Group Organizer
- Ragtime has a free or paid version, comes in Mac or Windows versions. "RagTime 5 is a cross-platform tool for professional document processing. It combines excellent layout features with drawing capabilities, has a sophisticated word processor, two- and three-dimensional business graphics as well as an extraordinary spreadsheet. Pictures, sounds, movies and even buttons can be added to a document."
- RecoWrite Japanese Word Processor
- Scorpio by Abbott Systems Inc. is a small, fast, and inexpensive word processor.
- Scriptware by Cinovation is a word processor geared towards writing screenplays/scripts.
- StarOffice from Sun is a free Office and Internet Suite, and a Mac version is in the works!
- ThinkFree Office for Mac OS X, Windows, Unix/Linux, written in Java. Compatible with Microsoft Office file formats. Server edition for Mac OS X or Unix/Linux.
- WordPerfect information
- Microsoft Word, Office, and Works
- Writer PRO is a new Word Processor for the Mac OS. It is not designed to be an all-powerful, do-everything program, but a small application for reading and modifying text files, with a few unusual features to boot.
- DocDrop will convert Word to RTF files.
- icWord: the Microsoft Word viewer for the Mac (October 2000 review)
- CanOpener universal document opener
- MacLinkPlus convert between various formats (including Windows)
- DocumentsToGo: sync word processing documents with Palm
- PrintToPDF by James Walker allows you to create PDF files so that anyone can view them in Acrobat.
- T&B's conversion service -- For a fee, "You can send us SuperPaint, PICT, AppleWorks, MS Word, MS Excel, WordPerfect, MacDraw, ClarisDraw, RTF, text and ask us to convert to any of those formats or HTML, PDF. Other formats may be possible upon request."
- VINC "(VIEW, NAVIGATE & CONVERT) is RecoSoft's integrated disk navigation, document viewing and converter application. VINC allows one to view and convert files created in word processing software such as Microsoft Word, AppleWorks etc..and graphics software. VINC allows one to view and convert files from MSWord, AppleWorks, RTF, PNG, JPEG, Photoshop etc...and supports Japanese language documents and word processing formats also."
Nisus Writer: (by Nisus Software)
WordPerfect: (by Corel, but no longer supported)
- Personal/Group Organizer seamlessly combines a calendar, address book and word processor.
- Word Processor:
- Personal/Group Organizer features an integrated word processor that includes all the standard word processing features. It also provides a Template feature to automatically insert contact or activity information into text documents (could be used for individual documents or mail merge). Consultant comes standard with templates for phone lists, letters, fax covers, address labels, etc. Or the user can create their own templates. (screen shot)
- Memo View
- Unlike the Word Processor, which saves standalone text documents, the Memo View
saves text memos in Personal/Group Organizer's data file. This allows the memos to be categorized
and linked to activities and contacts.
- Journal View
- Users can keep track of a journal (or diary) using Personal/Group Organizer. Multiple journal
entries can be searched or exported into a single text document for printing. (screen shot)
- Overview of features (word processing and the other features). Many neat features, but one in particular is the ability to link contacts to other contacts and Personal/Group Organizer documents, as well as documents created by other applications.
- WordPerfect at Yahoo Groups. "A resource for users of WordPerfect for the Macintosh. Over 100 links and files include the free last version of the program, dictionary and thesaurus files for 18 languages, complete conversion filters and a large number of third-party enhancements. Searchable archives include 23 mb of discussion from eight years of the original WP list, two years of the WP Mac News, and the text of the 500-page 'Teach Yourself WordPerfect.'"
- download free version
- WP-Mac mailing list (ftp site
- Info-Mac WordPerfect section: (alphabetical) (by date) (contains John Rethorst's macros and other items)
- WordPerfect Conversions by John Rethorst. "Over 40 conversions, to make the WordPerfect free download equal in
flexibility to the commercial product. Includes MacLink, DataViz, all
popular graphics formats, MS Word 6 and other word processors, Quark Xpress
and PageMaker. Free."
- Purchase from from one of these sites
- Web sites/Information:
- Mailing lists and Newsgroups:
- Contact Merge Pro by MachineWare is an application that uses AppleScript to combine the power of Microsoft Word™ and Now Contact to create a powerful merge application. Can mail merge to print or to e-mail (Eudora, Outlook Express, Emailer)
- Word Merge Pro by MachineWare is an application that uses AppleScript to combine the power of Microsoft Word™ and FileMaker to create a powerful merge application. Can mail merge to print or to e-mail (Eudora, Outlook Express, Emailer)
- WriteNow Enhancer by MacEase " provides WriteNow with a Tool Bar and several other significant new features that update the program to provide the productivity of a modern word processor while preserving the small memory footprint, ease of use, and quickness WriteNow is famous for."
- WriteNow news&FAQs
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