In the area of word processing software, there are very few real choices. The top two products are Microsoft Word and Corel WordPerfect®. There are a couple of free "open-source" word processing programs available, as well as some for use with Linux or other operating systems.
Corel WordPerfect® Office
AbiWord free wordprocessor similar to Word
StarOffice for Linux and Solaris
OpenOffice.org OpenOffice.org is a free productivity suite comparable to Microsoft Office
WordPerfect vs. Word This site is devoted to comparing Microsoft Word with Corel WordPerfect (as you would imagine). A point system is used to award points to each program's features and abilities, depending upon which is better and/or easier to work with.
Word Processing Tips A few word processing tips from the SC Bar Practice Management Advisor.