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company name:
Adri van Os
license: Freeware
minimum requirements: No special requirements.
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Antiword description


Antiword is a free MS-Word reader for Linux, RISC OS, and DOS. Antiword converts the documents from Word 2, 6, 7, 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003 to text, Postscript, and XML/DocBook.

Antiword tries to keep the layout of the document intact.

The programmers' version is released under GNU General Public License. Check out the pages of the Free Software Foundation for a more detailed description about this license.

The programmers' version does not contain any binaries, but the sources can be used to compile a Linux version. The sources can also be used to compile a version for most variations of the Unix operating system as well.

Users have reported successful compilations on FreeBSD, Solaris, IRIX, Digital Unix (OSF/1), AIX, SCO and HP-UX.

Currently Antiword is able to convert Word documents to plain text, to PostScript, to PDF and to XML/DocBook.

Limitations:

· The conversion to XML/DocBook is still experimental,
· The support for the Cyrillic alphabet is still experimental.

What's New in This Release:

· Displaying of page headers and footers was implemented for PostScript and PDF output.
· "footnote" tags were added to XML/DocBook output.
· Support for text removed by the revisioning system was added.. Antiword: a free MS Word document reader. A free MS Word reader for Linux and RISC OS. Antiword converts the files from Word 2, 6, 7, 97, 2000 and 2002 to text and postscript. There are ports to BeOS, OS/2, MacOS X, VMS, DOS and others.
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