Microsoft Word is the most commonly used software for word processing such as typing letters and drafting documents. There are also plenty of free alternatives with the same capabilities. One of them is KWord.
UPDATE: KWord is no longer offered. KOffice, the office suite where KWord is part of matter, is being further developed under a new name: Calligra Suite.
KWord is a free word processing program for Windows, Mac and Linux. The word processor is part of the free productivity office suite KOffice.
KWord makes it easy to make images, charts, and forms add document and is therefore also suitable for DTP (desktop publishing) applications. The format of KWord is based on frames that anywhere on the page can be placed and text, images and embedded objects can contain. The concept of frames is copied from the paid desktop PUBLISHING package from Adobe FrameMaker.
KWord has the following characteristics:
You can free download KWord and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit) from the official site.