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KWord 1.6.1


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windows* mac
linux** unix


KWord is a part of the open source office suite KOffice. KWord is more than just a simple word processor, with its frame-based layout capability it can act like any commercial DTP tool and even typesetting product. Working with large texts e.g. for books is not a problem in KWord - and at all time you are in full control of the layout. KWord also supports PDF - and is able to embed Scaleable Vector Graphics (SVG) into its documents.

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