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Download AbiWord 2.7.5 Beta

AbiWord 2.7.5 Beta

By AbiSource Community  (Open Source)
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AbiWord is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft® Word. It is suitable for a wide variety of word processing tasks.

Multi Platform

Enjoy your favorite Word Processor on the operating system you like to use - be it Windows, Linux, QNX, FreeBSD or Solaris.


AbiWord is able to read and write all industry standard document types, such as OpenOffice.org documents, Microsoft Word documents, WordPerfect documents, Rich Text Format documents, HTML web pages and many more.

Advanced Document Layout

Give your document that professional, scientific or fun-to-read look using AbiWord's advanced document layout options. Use tables, bullets, lists, images, footnotes, endnotes and styles to enhance the way your document looks.


AbiWord comes in many different languages. AbiWord is available in most common and many not-so-common languages. Dictionaries exist for over 30 languages.

Title: AbiWord 2.7.5 Beta
Filename: abiword-setup-2.7.5.exe
File size: 7.59MB (7,960,761 bytes)
Requirements: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 7 / XP 64-bit / Vista 64-bit / Windows 7 64-bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64-bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit
Languages: Multiple languages
License: Open Source
Date added: June 21, 2009
Author: AbiSource Community
MD5 Checksum: B9AD972F97BC91846F4CD7F6A7729497


* Bug 10781: Equations cannot be pasted between documents (Martin Sevior)
* Bug 11158: Document with hidden text causes an assert (Hubert Figuiere)
* Make sure documents are printed with the exact number of pages and correct page size (Marc Maurer and Martin Sevior)


* Attach modeless dialogs to the application rather than the document frame (Martin Sevior)
* Fix a crash when using the equation dialog with multiple documents (Martin Sevior)

* Bug 2362: AbiWord only prints across half of the page (Marc Maurer)
* Bug 11212: Crash when deleting pasted image (Hubert Figuiere)
* Bug 12150: Crash when trying to preview annotations (sum1)
* Make copying and pasting from other applications work again (Marc Maurer)


* Add support for importing some corrupted files (Hubert Figuiere)
* Fix image-related memory leaks in a few importers (Hubert Figuiere)

* Bug 10897: Pasting a table from Firefox causes an assert (Hubert Figuiere)
* Add a JavaScript helper to display SVG and MathML elements in exported HTML 4 files (Martin Sevior)

Microsoft Word
* Bug 12133: Word meta data imported with wrong character encoding (Tomáš Novák)

Office OpenXML
* Prevent the potential use of invalid properties and attributes in the importer (Hubert Figuiere)

* Bug 11904: AbiWord won't import an invalid OpenDocument file (Hubert Figuiere)
* Bug 12132: Invalid meta data files caused by multi-byte strings (Hubert Figuiere)
* Differentiate between "as-char" and "char" anchoring in the importer (Marc Maurer)
* Fix some memory leaks in the importer (Hubert Figuiere)
* Import positioned images inside of headers and footers as inline images until AbiWord can support them properly (Marc Maurer)
* Import text boxes anchored to characters instead of silently ignoring them (Marc Maurer)

* Bug 6266: Import images from embedded objects in RTF files (Hubert Figuiere)
* Add support for importing and exporting equations (Martin Sevior)

* Bug 12146: Remove some exception handling from the StarOffice importer (Hubert Figuiere)


* Bug 11257: Rephrase the position strings in the page number dialog (Benno Schulenberg)
* Bug 12145: Updated Arabic (ar) translation (Khaled Hosny)
* Update the German (de-DE) translation (Volker Ribbert and Gerrit)
* Update the Slovak (sk-SK) translation (Jaroslav Rynik)


* Disable the grammar plug-in when spelling support is disabled (Hubert Figuiere)
* Display messages for missing and detected collaboration back-ends (Robert Staudinger)
* Maintain and release 2.7.5 (Marc Maurer)
* Make the bitmap plug-in available on all platforms (Hubert Figuiere)
* Make the rsvg plug-in available on all platforms (Fridrich Strba)
* Remove dialog stub files from the distribution (Marc Maurer)
* Remove the symlink switch from autoreconf to enable building the same source tree in different directories (Hubert Figuiere)
* Replace custom exception code throughout the codebase (Hubert Figuiere)
* Replace custom string maps and vectors with standard containers in the OpenDocument plug-in (Hubert Figuiere)

* Fix the collaboration plug-in build with MinGW (Fridrich Strba)
* Fix the parallel building of plug-ins with MinGW (Fridrich Strba)
* Increase the Windows baseline to Windows 2000 (Fridrich Strba)
* Suppress C4355 warnings in the VC++ build (Marc Maurer)
* Update link-grammar to 4.5.7 (Marc Maurer)

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