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* {{App|LyX|LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG).|http://www.lyx.org/|{{Pkg|lyx}}}}
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* {{App|TeXMaker|TeXMaker is an cross-plateform, light and easy-to-use LaTeX IDE.|http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/index.html|{{AUR|texmaker}}}}
* {{App|Texmaker|Texmaker is an cross-plateform, light and easy-to-use LaTeX IDE.|http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/index.html|{{AUR|texmaker}}}}
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Document Readers


  • fbpdf — small framebuffer PDF viewer based off of MuPDF, with VIM keybindings, written in C
http://repo.or.cz/w/fbpdf.git || fbpdf-gitAUR
  • fbdjvu — djvu viewer similar for fbpdf but for djvu files
http://repo.or.cz/w/fbpdf.git || fbpdf-gitAUR (can be built from the same source after small PKGBUILD modification)


  • apvlv — A lightweight PDF viewer with VIM key bindings
http://naihe2010.github.com/apvlv/ || apvlv
  • ePDFView — A free lightweight PDF document viewer using Poppler and GTK+ libraries
http://www.emma-soft.com/projects/epdfview/ || epdfview
  • Evince — document viewer for multiple document formats. Supports pdf, postscript, djvu, tiff and dvi
http://projects.gnome.org/evince/ || evince
  • Foxit Reader — small, fast (compared to Acrobat) PDF viewer
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/desklinux/ || foxitreaderAUR
  • llpp — A very fast PDF reader based off of MuPDF, that supports continuous page scrolling, bookmarking, and text search through the whole document
http://repo.or.cz/w/llpp.git || llpp-gitAUR
  • MuPDF — A very fast PDF viewer and toolkit written in portable C. Features CJK font support
http://mupdf.com || mupdf
  • Okular — viewer for KDE.
http://okular.kde.org/ || kdegraphics-okular
  • qpdfview — A tabbed PDF viewer using the Poppler and QT libraries
https://launchpad.net/qpdfview || qpdfviewAUR
  • Xpdf — A viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files
http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/ || xpdf
  • zathura — Another lightweight PDF viewer similar to apvlv, only lighter
http://pwmt.org/projects/zathura/ || zathura
Chm Viewers
  • Gnochm — a chm viewer meant to integrate with GNOME. It is based on pychm.
http://gnochm.sourceforge.net/ || gnochm
  • xchm — it is a lightweight chm viewer, based on chmlib.
http://xchm.sf.net/ || xchm
  • chmsee — It is a chm viewer based on xulrunner.
https://code.google.com/p/chmsee/ || chmsee
  • kchmviewer — It is a qt based chm viewer. It also uses chmlib, and borrows some ideas from xchm. It does not depend on kde, but can be compiled to integrate with kde.
http://www.ulduzsoft.com/kchmviewer/ || kchmviewer

Office suites

  • LibreOffice — fork of OpenOffice.org, the one under active development
https://www.libreoffice.org/ || libreoffice
  • OpenOffice.org — powerful office suite, relicensed under Apache License
http://www.openoffice.org/ || openoffice-base-binAUR
  • Calligra — fork of KOffice, integrates nicely with kde, actively developed.
http://www.calligra-suite.org/ || calligra


  • pinot — personal search and metasearch tool
http://code.google.com/p/pinot-search/ || pinot
  • recoll — full text search tool based on Xapian backend
http://www.lesbonscomptes.com/recoll/ || recoll

Word processors


  • Abiword — A full-featured word processor
http://www.abisource.com/ || abiword
  • Abiword Light — A lighter version of Abiword
http://www.abisource.com/ || abiword-lightAUR
  • BlueGriffon — BlueGriffon is a new WYSIWYG content editor for the World Wide Web.
http://www.bluegriffon.com/ || BlueGriffonAUR
https://www.libreoffice.org/ || libreoffice-writer
http://www.openoffice.org/ || openoffice-base-binAUR?
  • Markdown — A text-to-HTML conversion tool that allows you to write using a simple plain text format
http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown || markdownAUR
  • pandoc — A swiss-army knife for converting one markup format into another (supports Markdown)
http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc || pandocAUR
  • txt2tags — A dead-simple, KISS-compliant lightweight, human-readable markup language to produce rich format content out of plain text files
http://txt2tags.sourceforge.net || txt2tags
  • Ted — easy GTK-based rich text processor (with footnote support)
http://www.nllgg.nl/Ted/ || ted


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Reason: Add alternatives from Wikipedia:Siag Office and Wikipedia:KOffice? (Discuss in Talk:List of applications/Documents#)
http://projects.gnome.org/gnumeric/ || gnumeric
https://www.libreoffice.org/features/calc/ || libreoffice-calc
http://openoffice.org/product/calc || openoffice-base-binAUR?

Scientific Documents

With LaTeX, creation of any scientific document, article, journal, etc. is made commonplace. Here are two examples of frontends for LaTeX.


  • TeXMacs — wysiwyw (what you see is what you want) editing platform with special features for scientists.
http://www.texmacs.org/ || texmacs
  • LyX — LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG).
http://www.lyx.org/ || lyx
  • Texmaker — Texmaker is an cross-plateform, light and easy-to-use LaTeX IDE.
http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/index.html || texmakerAUR

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