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There are many different advantages to using Microsoft Word as your word processor such as ease of use, and popularity. Additional advantages include customer support, number of features and familiarity. More »

Word processing skills refer to the know-how of using word processing software to create professional word documents. These skills are necessary to create letters, emails, organizations' reports and other documents. More »

Word processing packages are software programs used to create, edit and view documents on a computer. Two popular word processors are Microsoft Word and Pages for Mac. More »

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Microsoft Word, first released in 1983 as "Multi-Tool Word," is a word processor available as a standalone product and as a component in the Microsoft Office suite. The first version of Microsoft Word was based on the fr... More »

Microsoft Word is the de facto word processor for businesses and many governments. Its file format is standard for business communication. However, many groups are turning away from it. More »

The main advantages of Microsoft Access, available with some versions of Microsoft Office, are low cost, ease of use and integration with other Microsoft services. There are no additional licensing fees beyond Microsoft ... More »

Microsoft Word offers an online word processor that can be found at https://office.live.com/start/Word.aspx. There are some other online word processors too, including Writer and Google Drive. More »