1. Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word Windows based Word processor. It comes with the package of Microsoft Office. Current Version 2011.
Globally most of the windows users using this as Rich Text Editor. It has many more exciting features and customizable options.
2. Open Office
Open Office is an Open Source Application and its compatible with all other office suites. It is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite which is hard competitor to Microsoft Word.
Notepad+ is a replacement for Windows Notepad and it can handle multiple files in one stance and can open large size files. It supports fonts, colors, and can drag-and-drop text within or between files. It can also be used as programming editor.
AbiWord is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft® Word. It is suitable for a wide variety of word processing tasks.
AbiWord allows you to collaborate with multiple people on one document at the same time. It is tightly integrated with the AbiCollab.net web service, which lets you store documents online, allows easy document sharing with your friends, and performs format conversions on the fly.
5. Google Docs
Google offers this online word processor which comes with spreadsheet and presentation programs.
6. Think Free
ThinkFree is an ideal solution for someone who wants to access documents from anywhere. With a rich feature set, it gives Microsoft Office a good run for its money. With support for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files, you don’t need to pay for multiple versions of Office if you use several computers.
This word processor is capable of handling unformatted text and works with files over 64kB limitation like notepad. It can be used for Search, Replace, Undo, Redo, Print and Run. Further it also includes options for customization.
8. WordPerfect Suite
This patch updates English-language versions of Corel WordPerfect Suite 8 and Corel WordPerfect Suite 8 Professional to Program Release 188.8.131.521.
9. Writer’s Cafe
This one is an exclusive toolkit for fiction writers. The major feature of Writer’s Cafe is StoryLines a simple story development tool that accelerates the creation and structuring of your novel or screenplay. It’s supported by Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP.
10.Arum Switcher 1.42
Often we get the caps and lower case letter wrong when typing in a hurry. This word processor will correct the letter case whether you need to capitalize the first letter in a name or if you forget to turn Caps Lock off while typing. It also provides you hotkeys for ensuing text correction.