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What replaced Word Perfect?

By learninmypc
Jun 13, 2014
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  1. I believe it was Windows 95 I used to write stories on using Word Perfect.
    What has replaced it or the equivalent on W7/Vista?
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,432   +218

    WordPerfect is still alive. I still use it. However, although there are other competing word processing applications, including free versions like in Open Office and Libre Office, MS Word is the overwhelming "favorite" used practically universally, at least in the USA.

    I used to write a departmental newsletter and I cut my word processing teeth on WordPerfect and that was even before it went to WYSIWYG.
  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,231   +232

    Ok, I saw Word Pad on here (W7) last night & became curious. Thank you. :)
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,432   +218

    WordPad is a very basic word processor that has been included with Windows since Windows 95.
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,231   +232

    Ok, I'll give all three a shot to see which I like best, thank you.:)


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