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Word Processing on the Amiga?
« on: August 19, 2020, 01:55:39 pm »
Is anyone still doing any word processing on the Amiga? and if so what Package are you using?

I had the need recently to retrieve some notes I had saved from many years ago, all intact but i have been a bit inspired by "quantum8"'s walk trough to have a look at some if the ones I had done and I think they where done in TextCraft?

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Re: Word Processing on the Amiga?
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2020, 08:45:54 am »
oh wow, so long since i did any word processing on the Amiga, I used to use something I got on an Amiga Format cover disk from memory back in the day.

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Re: Word Processing on the Amiga?
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2020, 09:25:46 am »
I used Kindwords back in the day, mainly because it came with the A500 Starter pack.  I upgraded to Wordsworth after trying a demo on a Coverdisk and found it to be pretty good. 

Nowadays, it's all MS-Word, just because of the cloud file saves.

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Re: Word Processing on the Amiga?
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2020, 03:58:22 pm »
I used Kindwords back in the day, mainly because it came with the A500 Starter pack.  I upgraded to Wordsworth after trying a demo on a Coverdisk and found it to be pretty good. 

Nowadays, it's all MS-Word, just because of the cloud file saves.

I still do have a legit copy of WordWorth and my Amithlon package came with AmigaWriter. However I have found that most of my old documents I can find are TextCraft! Pretty sure AmigaWriter reads them directly and going via the Amithlon Laptop would make the transfer to PC easy!
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