Lesson 1: Definition of a Word Processor


Lesson 1: Definition of a Word Processor


Introduction

A word processor is a type of application software. Just as the word 'application' sounds, Word processors as spreadsheets, databases etc. allow users to accomplish a task with the computer. These tasks are the ones that differentiate word processors with other application software.

What is Word Processing?

Word processing is the act of creating, saving, editing, formatting and printing text and graphic documents using an electronic word processor

What is an (Electronic) Word Processor?

This is an application software that enables the user to develop word processing activities like creating, saving, editing, formatting and printing text and graphic documents

Examples of Word Processors

  1. Microsoft Word
  2. Google Docs
  3. Open Office Writer
  4. Ami Pro
  5. Corel Word Perfect
  6. Lotus Word Pro
  7. Apple Works