The best alternatives to Word for iPad

The arrival of Office for iPad It was as disappointing as it was expected and late. With a really optimal design and functionality, Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad do not serve us more than to occupy space on our iPad and consult documents, something we can do with many other applications. If we want to create or edit we will have to go through the box and by subscription, which is even more negative in a market where the competition has opted for free. If your tpco are willing to pay to do what others offer you for free or, at least, without eternal subscriptions, today we show you some of the best alternatives to Word for iPad. Try them and decide.

Apple Pages

If we talk about iPad and Apple, the best alternative to Word for iPad es Pages, especially if all our work is done in the surroundings of the block. Its files are perfectly compatible with Word, both input and output and it is also free from the moment you buy a new device.

Pages (AppStore Link)

But if we develop our work indistinctly on iPad, PC, Mac ... perhaps other options are equally interesting.

Google documents

Google documents is the best alternative to Word for iPad if we work interchangeably on Mac and PC. Its multiplatform character, complemented by Drive and its many and varied functions make it a perfect tool for collaborative work. Also, it doesn't matter if you don't have an internet connection at the moment, you can continue working the same and the cloud will do its job when the connection returns.

Google Docs (AppStore Link)
Google DocsFree


Another great alternative to Word for iPad es CloudOn. Totally free, it offers you all the features of Office and synchronization with the main services in the clouds, although, yes, it will be essential that you have an internet connection.

The application is no longer available in the App Store

Polaris Office

Another option to Word for iPad and, in general, to any office suite of Office. Stands out from Polaris Office its quick access to email attachments, integrated cloud storage and document management.

Polaris Office - PDF & Docs (AppStore Link)
Polaris Office - PDF & DocsFree

Smart Office 2

Create, edit and share documents with this productivity app that includes a wide variety of fonts and formats, plus the ability to export files as PDF and save them to Dropbox or Google Drive. Although it is not free, its price and, especially, that it is not a subscription, makes it a good alternative to Word for iPad.

SmartOffice - Document Editing (AppStore Link)
SmartOffice - Document EditingFree

Other alternatives to Word for iPad

But in the App Store we can find many other alternatives to Word for iPad and, in general, to the entire Office suite. The question is to try and see which of them suits our needs. Some others are:

Docs To Go Standard (AppStore Link)
Docs To Go StandardFree
Docs To Go Premium (AppStore Link)
Docs To Go Premium16,99 €
The application is no longer available in the App Store The application is no longer available in the App Store The application is no longer available in the App Store

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