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What is Microsoft Word?

Microsoft Word allows users to create, edit, save and share documents using its cloud-based word processing software. In addition to being able to create new documents, Microsoft Word allows users to also open existing files and change them as needed; this makes it easy for multiple users within a business or educational institution to make changes and save them through the cloud. Microsoft Word is a powerful word processing software that enables users to create professional documents. The application has a friendly user interface and a number of integrated features, such as text editing, spell checker and grammar checker, which help ensure higher quality documents. The application also comes with sharing capabilities that allow users to collaborate with others on the same document.

Who Uses Microsoft Word?

Companies requiring document generation, management and sharing.

Microsoft Word Software - Document sharing
Microsoft Word Software - Document templates
Microsoft Word Software - Word document
Microsoft Word Software - Blank document
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Reviews of Microsoft Word

Average score

Overall
4.7
Ease of Use
4.6
Customer Service
4.2
Features
4.7
Value for Money
4.4

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Guy
Guy
Director in UK
Verified LinkedIn User
Health, Wellness & Fitness, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Word processing and document generation essentials

5.0 last month New

Pros:

Feel like I've used Word forever, and while I occasionally use other online tools, nothing comes close to offering the same functionality and integration with other MS apps

Cons:

Really can't think of anything I dislike now that the paperclip has stopped trying to help me!

Alyssa
Veterinary Technician in St Kitts & Nevis
Veterinary, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Big Microsoft Fan

5.0 last month New

Pros:

I love the storage feature of Microsoft Word. I have years worth of lectures, and important documents in their storage. In comparison the other companies, you get a bang for your buck with Microsoft Word.

Cons:

Sometimes the tabs are difficult to use, and difficult to find actions to do. But a simple google search fixes that and I have never not been able to complete a task.

Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Civil Engineering, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source
Source: GetApp

honest opinion

3.0 4 weeks ago New

Pros:

nothing absolutely nothing!

Cons:

shite!! all my figures and document is messed after some word update which came out of the blue, spent 3 hours making it look neat but nah microsoft want to make ur life hard

Przemek
Przemek
Translator in Poland
Verified LinkedIn User
Translation & Localization, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Great word processor

5.0 3 months ago

Comments: I use Word on a daily basis to verify documents. I use track changes, the option which really saves my time and makes my work easier. I highly recommend the app!

Pros:

Modern versions of Microsoft Word are simply amazing. They feel light and clean. There is a plethora of options and functions neatly organised and easily accessible. there are a lot of resources to browse when you need help.

Cons:

I do not really like Microsoft support system. Whenever you speak to the agents they always tell you the same thing, sometimes completely irrelevant and it is much easier to find support on your own online.

Baylie
Assistant in St Kitts & Nevis
Veterinary, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Easy to use!!

5.0 last month New

Comments: Great! Recommend everyone use it and if you have data sets, use the Microsoft Excel

Pros:

Easy to use. I use it daily for documents, paperwork, tables, organizing different types of information. Color code things, highlight, etc. It is by far the best app. to use to stay organized with all different types of information.

Cons:

I have no bad things or cons to say about microscoft word