Finding a good word processor to format/create your text document wherever you find yourself as a business person or student is something everyone is really looking forward to so as to reduce work load. Many software developers are coming up with amazing word processor program that will allow users manage document while on the go.

Aside Microsoft Word, which is no doubt the most utilized and popular word processor, there are now other word processing programs that enables you format text document and most of them can also be downloaded for free with little or no subscription plan.

In this article, we came up with a list of top five (5) best word processor applications that allows you create your text document both online and offline. (It should be noted that offline word processor allows user manage, edit or format text document without access to the internet.)

1. Microsoft Word: This is a popular word processor program developed by Microsoft. The program works on multiple platforms such as Android smartphones, Apple Macintosh, Microsoft Windows.
Microsoft word allows users to create, edit, format text document and share files online with the available Cloud storage. A review on their google play store states that,

“ …..It enables you to read your pdfs and e-books while travelling….make impactful text documents, scripts, blogs, write-ups, or resumes. Customize your document, letter, resume, or your notes your way with robust tools that enable you to accomplish your best writing with the best format options….”

Microsoft in this way has been developed in such a way that different type of users can create text document without professional training. It is available for download on Android platforms and other operating system. Check Microsoft website for more reviews and download.

2. WPS Office Writer: A free word processor program that slightly imitate the popular Microsoft word. The program is easy to use and users do not need to worry about the user interface because it has a simple interface that allows you to navigate and edit text document freely.

Another added advantage of using this program is that it comes with other office programs like spreadsheet and presentation program just as it can be found in Microsoft office.

WPS Office writer is an open software and can be downloaded for free without subscription plan. It works well on Android smart phone and notebooks with a free 1gb Cloud storage space. Meanwhile, users of this word processor should be ready to see ads displayed on the free version. This ad can be removed only when upgraded to the premium version. Download the software here.

3. Polaris Office: This is another word processor package that is very easy to use. It has a smooth design which allows users to easily edit all Microsoft Office file formats such as (doc/docx, hwp, ppt/pptx, txt, xls/xlsx) and users can also view PDF files using the Polaris office application at the same time.

It also enables user to synchronized documents with any other Cloud storage services like box, dropbox,  google drive.
Go to Polaris Office website to download the latest version.

4. Write Monkey: This is a popular text editor also known as a “distraction free” software. It is a software with less complicated design primarily made for creative writers. According to the review on their page,

“It is light, fast and free. “

WriteMonkey is a free software but users are allowed to donate so as to get additional features that will not be available on the free version. Another review on Techradar also gave a remarking insight on the uniqueness of WriteMonkey.

It is made known that the program is cool for bloggers, writers, editors but what makes it not widely used is that it does not support many formats just like the other word processors except .txt file type.

In this case, it would not be possible to view other text document with different format on WriteMonkey except they are converted to the format it supports. For example, users will not be able to view or edit document with the extension .docx except it is converted to the extension .txt file format. Download the free version here

5. Focus Writer: This is also a free word processor application that enables creative writers put their ideas on screen instead of paper wherever they find themselves. It is said to be an upgraded version of notepad. According to the review of the software on their website,

“Focus Writer is a simple distraction-free writing environment…. .It utilizes a hid-away interface that you access by moving your mouse to the edges of the screen…”

If you are a creative writer, Focus writer is a perfect text editor that will enable you put down your ideas while on the go. Another cool feature you will find out about this software is that it allows you to set alarm so as to remind you to write down your ideas. To start using the program get it here

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