Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a word processor developed by Microsoft. It was first released on October 25, 1983,[6] under the name Multi-Tool Word for Xenix systems.[7][8][9] Subsequent versions were later written for several other platforms including IBM PCs running DOS (1983), Apple Macintosh running the Classic Mac OS (1985), AT&T UNIX PC (1985), Atari ST (1988), OS/2 (1989), Microsoft Windows (1989), SCO Unix (1990), and macOS (2001).

Microsoft Word
A story being written and formatted in Word, running on Windows 10
Developer(s)Microsoft
Initial releaseOctober 25, 1983; 37 years ago (1983-10-25) (as Multi-Tool Word)
Stable release
2103 (16.0.13901.20400) / April 13, 2021; 5 months ago (2021-04-13)[1]
Operating system
PlatformIA-32, x64, ARM
TypeWord processor
LicenseTrialware
Websiteproducts.office.com/word
Microsoft Word for Mac
Word for Mac running on macOS Mojave (10.14.6)
Developer(s)Microsoft
Stable release
16.50 (Build 21061301) / June 15, 2021; 3 months ago (2021-06-15)[3]
Operating systemmacOS
TypeWord processor
LicenseProprietary software plus services
Websiteproducts.office.com/word
Microsoft Word for Android
Original author(s)Microsoft Corporation
Developer(s)Microsoft Corporation
Stable release
16.0.14026.20172 / May 15, 2021; 4 months ago (2021-05-15)[4]
Operating systemAndroid Oreo and later
LicenseProprietary commercial software
Websiteproducts.office.com/word
Microsoft Word for iOS
Developer(s)Microsoft Corporation
Stable release
2.50 / June 14, 2021; 3 months ago (2021-06-14)[5]
Operating systemiOS 13 or later
IPadOS 13 or later
LicenseProprietary commercial software
Websiteproducts.office.com/word
Word Mobile for Windows 10
Developer(s)Microsoft
Operating systemWindows 10, Windows 10 Mobile
TypeWord processor
LicenseTrialware
Websitewww.microsoft.com/store/productId/9WZDNCRFJB9S

Commercial versions of Word are licensed as a standalone product or as a component of Microsoft Office 365, or Microsoft 365 Premium subscription, Windows RT or the discontinued Microsoft Works suite.