Text Editors / Word Processors

Preamble

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Text Editors

The Gun 3f (6 kb!) from its origin was designed to be useful within the boundaries of minimum size, high speed performance and no useless features. Its original purpose was to dump results from a compiler or an assembler build into for display which demanded near instant load.

Programmer's File Editor 1.01i is primarily oriented towards program developers and contains features like the ability to run compilers and development applications, it also makes a very good general purpose editor for any function at all.

EditPad Lite 4.3.2 is a compact general-purpose text editor. Use EditPad Lite to easily edit any kind of plain text file. EditPad Lite has all the essential features to make text editing a breeze.

Metapad 3.6 is a small, fast and completely free text editor for Windows (95/98/NT/XP/Vista/7) with similar features to Microsoft Notepad but with many extra (and rather useful) features. It was designed to completely replace Notepad since it includes all of Notepad's features and much, much more.

Notepad++ 5.9.1 the last Notepad++ version working with Windows 98.

Word Processors

AbiWord 0.7.14 is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft® Word. It is suitable for a wide variety of word processing tasks.

TextShield Fusion build 555 is a free, compact word processor with a wealth of features. Besides those features available with most ordinary word processors, TextShield has many advanced (but easy-to-use) features. TextShield can compress files automatically using the popular ZIP compression, making them as much AS 95% smaller.

Atlantis 4 Lite is a stand-alone word processor for Microsoft Windows. It used to be known as "Atlantis Ocean Mind".

Rough Draft 3.0 has features specifically designed for creative writing: novels, short stories, articles, plays and screenplays. It's designed to be as practical as possible, offering all the features you need, but without being complicated or awkward to use.

Jarte Plus 6.2 is a free word processor based on the Microsoft WordPad word processing engine built into Windows.

Microsoft Office 97 Professional is a bundle of Microsoft's productivity application. This includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and later Mail, Office Manager, and Outlook. The "1.x" versions of Microsoft Office were simply a marketing bundle of the standalone products sold together with no other packaging changes. Even though these were distinct applications, rather than one single monolithic program, they shared a similar user interface, integrated well together and shared the ability to embed documents from one application in the documents of another. (Serial: Pro: 425-1921701) (See more: WinWorldPC - https://winworldpc.com/product/microsoft-office/97-98

PolyEdit Lite 5.4.0.0 is a software tool that can be used in order to aid individuals in creating texts, and comes packed with a Clipboard manager, a spellchecker and many others.

Crypt Edit 4.1 is one of the most powerful freeware word processors. It is a nice replacement for the standard Windows NotePad and WordPad. No additional DLLs or whatever are required.

Adobe InCopy 2.0 is a word processor produced by Adobe that integrates with Adobe InDesign and is used for general purpose publishing.

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