Microsoft Word is a word processor.
Microsoft Word is part of Microsoft’s portfolio of Office programs. The word processor program is used by millions of people worldwide.
The software was first launched in October 1983, and runs on major operating systems like Windows and OS X. The original package was called Multi-Tool Word, and was launched to be run on Xenix systems.
The latest release of the software was in September 2015. The native file formats of the programme are denoted by .doc and/or .docx.