I get a lot of questions from people looking for a free word processor. I’ve told you before about both Microsoft’s Office Online and Google Drive’s suite of office programs. But they certainly aren’t the only options available.

Today, we’re taking a look a Zoho Writer. This free online word processing program is simple to use.  Click here to here to head over to their web site. Then click Start Writing.

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Just enter your email to sign up. Or you can log in with social media. You’ll have to respond to a confirmation email and pick a password.

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Then you are ready to write. The interface is very clean.

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To name your document, just clck on Untitled Document on the upper-left.

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Just click on the blank page to start writing.

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Click the menu button at the top-left.

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You’ll get a menu that allows you to choose your fonts and paragraph styles.

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Click File in the upper-left to see options for saving, downloading, and printing.

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To open a document, click Open. Zoho writer will open .doc, .docx, .html, .htm, .odt, .rtf, and .txt files. You can export to all of those formats as well.

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You can log on to Zoho writer from any browser or any PC.

~ Cynthia