Download and Install SmartEdit or SmartEdit for Word

There are two versions of SmartEdit, both free to download and to try out for 10 days. SmartEdit was first released as standalone software in late 2012. The Microsoft Word Add-In was released in September 2014. If you are a Word user, you should download and install the Microsoft Word Add-In below. Otherwise, give the standalone SmartEdit a try.

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The SmartEdit download contains a fully featured word processor that can open and edit Word, Open Office and RTF files. If your primary writing tool is NOT Microsoft Word, this version of SmartEdit is for you. No other software is required.

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  • Open and edit Word, Open Office and RTF files
  • Produces PDF and Excel reports
  • Current Version 3.421
  • Screenshots of SmartEdit

System Requirements: Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7

SmartEdit for Word

Are you a Microsoft Word user? Would you prefer to continue using Word when editing your work? SmartEdit for Word is a new Add In for Microsoft Word that gives you the full power of SmartEdit directly inside the Word interface.

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System Requirements:
Microsoft Word 365 (Windows client), 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007
Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7