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Documents and texts

Office suites


  • Calligra — Actively developed fork of KOffice, the KDE office suite. It offers most of the features of OpenOffice while also having versions for smartphones (Calligra Mobile) and tablets (Calligra Active).
http://www.calligra-suite.org/ || calligra
http://www.kingsoftstore.com/ || kingsoft-officeAUR
  • LibreOffice — More actively developed fork of OpenOffice.
https://www.libreoffice.org/ || libreoffice
  • OpenOffice — Open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more, under the Apache Licence.
http://www.openoffice.org/ || openoffice-base-binAUR
  • Siag Office — Extremely lightweight office suite that provides a word processor, spreadsheet, text editor, file manager and previewer.
http://siag.nu/ || siag-officeAUR

Word processors


  • Abiword — Full-featured word processor.
http://www.abisource.com/ || abiword
  • Abiword Minimal — Minimal version of Abiword.
http://www.abisource.com/ || abiword-minimalAUR
  • BlueGriffon — WYSIWYG content editor for the World Wide Web.
http://www.bluegriffon.com/ || bluegriffonAUR
  • Calligra Words — Powerful word processor included in the Calligra Suite.
http://www.calligra.org/words/ || calligra-words
  • gLabels — program for creating labels and business cards.
http://glabels.org/ || glabels
https://www.libreoffice.org/ || libreoffice-writer
  • Markdown — Text-to-HTML conversion tool that allows you to write using a simple plain text format.
http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown || markdown
http://www.openoffice.org/ || openoffice-base-binAUR
  • Pandoc — Swiss-army knife for converting one markup format into another (supports Markdown).
http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc || haskell-pandocAUR
  • Pathetic Writer — X-based rich text processor included in Siag Office.
http://siag.nu/pw/ || siag-officeAUR
  • Scribus — Desktop publishing program.
http://www.scribus.net/canvas/Scribus || scribus
  • Ted — Easy to use GTK+-based rich text processor (with footnote support).
http://www.nllgg.nl/Ted/ || tedAUR
  • txt2tags — Dead-simple, KISS-compliant lightweight, human-readable markup language to produce rich format content out of plain text files.
http://txt2tags.sourceforge.net || txt2tags



  • Calligra Sheets — Powerful spreadsheet application included in the Calligra Suite
http://www.calligra.org/sheets/ || calligra-sheets
  • Gnumeric — Spreadsheet program that is part of the GNOME desktop.
http://projects.gnome.org/gnumeric/ || gnumeric
  • LibreOffice Calc — Full-featured spreadsheet application included in the LibreOffice suite.
https://www.libreoffice.org/features/calc/ || libreoffice-calc
  • OpenOffice Calc — Full-featured spreadsheet application included in the OpenOffice suite.
http://openoffice.org/product/calc || openoffice-base-binAUR
  • Siag — Spreadsheet application based on the X Window System and the Scheme programming language included in Siag Office.
http://siag.nu/siag/ || siag-officeAUR

Scientific documents

With LaTeX, creation of any scientific document, article, journal, etc. is made commonplace.


  • AUCTeX — Extensible package for writing and formatting TeX files in Emacs.
https://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/ || auctex
  • Gummi — Lightweight TeX/LaTeX GTK+-based editor.
http://dev.midnightcoding.org/projects/gummi || gummi
  • Kile — User-friendly TeX/LaTeX editor for the KDE desktop with many features.
http://kile.sourceforge.net/ || kile
  • LyX — 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
  • TeXmacs — WYSIWYW editing platform with special features for scientists.
http://www.texmacs.org/ || texmacs
  • Texmaker — Cross-platform, light and easy-to-use LaTeX IDE.
http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/index.html || texmaker
  • Winefish — Editor for experienced LaTeX users with support for UTF-8, syntax highlight, auto-completion and auto-text.
http://winefish.berlios.de/ || winefishAUR

Translation and localization

  • Apertium — Free and open source rule-based machine translation platform with available language data. It supports the following formats: HTML, Microsoft Office 2007 XML, OpenDocument, TMX, MediaWiki and others.
http://apertium.org/ || apertiumAUR
  • Gtranslator — Enhanced gettext po file editor for the GNOME. It handles all forms of gettext po files and includes very useful features.
https://projects.gnome.org/gtranslator/ || gtranslator
  • Lokalize — Standard KDE tool for software translation. It includes basic editing of PO files, support for glossary, translation memory, project managing, etc. It belongs to kdesdk
http://userbase.kde.org/Lokalize || kdesdk-lokalize
  • Moses — Statistical machine translation tool (language data not included).
http://statmt.org/moses || not packaged? search in AUR
  • OmegaT — General translator's tool which contains a lot of translation memory features and can give suggestions from Google Translate. It supports the following formats: HTML, Microsoft Office 2007 XML, OpenDocument, XLIFF/Okapi, MediaWiki, plain text, TMX and others.
http://omegat.org || omegatAUR
  • Poedit — Simple gettext/po-based translation tool.
http://poedit.net || poedit
  • Pology — Set of Python tools for dealing with gettext/po-files.
http://techbase.kde.org/Localization/Tools/Pology || pologyAUR
http://translate.sourceforge.net/wiki/virtaal || virtaalAUR

Text editors


Some of the lighter-weight Integrated development environments can also serve as text editors.


  • e3 — Tiny editor without dependencies, written in assembly.
http://sites.google.com/site/e3editor/ || e3
  • dex — Small and easy to use text editor with support for ctags and parsing compiler errors.
https://github.com/tihirvon/dex || dex-editor-gitAUR
  • Emacs-nox — The extensible, customizable, self-documenting real-time display editor, without X11 support.
http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/emacs.html || emacs-nox
  • JED — Text editor that makes extensive use of the S-Lang library. Includes a console version (jed) and an X-window version (xjed).
http://jedsoft.org/jed/ || jedAUR
  • Joe (Joe's Own Editor) — Terminal-based text editor designed to be easy to use.
http://joe-editor.sourceforge.net/ || joe
  • mcedit — Useful text editor that comes with Midnight Commander file manager.
http://www.ibiblio.org/mc/ || mc
  • MicroEmacs — Ncurses-based text editor. Includes a console version (me -n) and an X-window version (me).
http://www.jasspa.com/ || jasspa-meAUR
  • mg — Small, fast, and portable Emacs-compatible editor.
http://homepage.boetes.org/software/mg || mg
  • Nano — Console text editor based on pico with on-screen key bindings help.
http://nano-editor.org/ || nano
  • Zile — A lightweight Emacs clone.
https://gnu.org/s/zile/ || zile
Vi text editors
  • Vi — The original ex/vi text editor.
http://ex-vi.sourceforge.net/ || vi
  • Vim (Vi IMproved) — Advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor 'vi', with a more complete feature set.
http://www.vim.org/ || vim


  • Acme — Minimalist and flexible programming environment developed by Rob Pike for the Plan 9 operating system.
http://acme.cat-v.org || plan9port
  • Beaver — A GTK+ editor designed to be modular, lightweight and stylish.
http://beaver-editor.sourceforge.net/ || beaver
  • Emendo — Text editor with syntax highlighting.
https://bitbucket.org/simargl/alphaos || emendoAUR
  • Edile — PyGTK code and scripting editor implemented in one file.
https://code.google.com/p/edile/ || edileAUR
  • Gedit — GTK+ editor for the GNOME desktop with syntax highlighting, automatic indentation, matching brackets, etc., and a number of add-ons to increase functionality.
http://projects.gnome.org/gedit/ || gedit
  • GNU Emacs — Somewhat intimidating but famously extensible text editor with hundreds of tricks and add-ons.
https://gnu.org/s/emacs || emacs
  • gVim — Graphical interface for Vim.
http://vim.org/ || gvim
  • Jedit — Text editor for programmers, written in Java.
http://www.jedit.org/ || jedit
  • JuffEd — Simple tabbed text editor with syntax highlighting, written in Qt.
http://juffed.com/en/index.html || juffedAUR
  • Kate — Full-featured programmer's editor for the KDE desktop with MDI and a filesystem browser.
http://kate-editor.org/ || kdesdk-kate
  • KWrite — Lightweight text editor for the KDE desktop that uses the same editor widget as Kate.
http://kde.org/applications/utilities/kwrite/ || kdebase-kwrite
  • Leafpad — Notepad clone for GTK+ that emphasizes simplicity.
http://tarot.freeshell.org/leafpad/ || leafpad
http://mate-desktop.org || mate-text-editor
  • Medit — Programming and around-programming text editor.
http://mooedit.sourceforge.net/ || medit
  • Mousepad — Fast text editor for the Xfce Desktop Environment.
http://www.xfce.org/ || mousepad
http://www.nedit.org/ || nedit
  • PyRoom — Great distractionless PyGTK text editor, a clone of the infamous WriteRoom.
http://pyroom.org/ || pyroomAUR
  • QSciTE — Qt clone of the SciTE text and code editor.
http://code.google.com/p/qscite/ || qsciteAUR
  • QXmlEdit — Simple Qt XML editor and XSD viewer.
http://code.google.com/p/qxmledit/ || qxmleditAUR
  • Sam — Minimalist text editor with a graphical user interface, a very powerful command language and remote editing capabilities, developed by Rob Pike.
http://sam.cat-v.org || plan9port or 9base
  • SciTE — Generally useful editor with facilities for building and running programs.
http://scintilla.org/SciTE.html || scite
  • Scribes — An ultra minimalist text editor that combines simplicity with power.
http://scribes.sourceforge.net || scribes
  • Sublime Text 2 — Closed-source C++ and Python-based editor with many advanced features and plugins while staying lightweight and pretty.
http://sublimetext.com || sublime-textAUR
  • Tea — Qt-based feature rich text editor.
http://tea-editor.sourceforge.net/ || tea
Collaborative text editors
  • Gobby — Collaborative editor supporting multiple documents in one session and a multi-user chat.
http://gobby.0x539.de || gobby

Readers and Viewers

E-book applications

  • Calibre — E-book library management application that can also convert between different formats and sync with a variety of e-book readers. Supported formats include CBZ, CBR, CBC, CHM, DJVU, EPUB, FictionBook, HTML, HTMLZ, LIT, LRF, Mobipocket, ODT, PDF, PRC, PDB, PML, RB, RTF, SNB, TCR, TXT and TXTZ.
http://calibre-ebook.com/ || calibre
  • Cool Reader — E-book viewer with many supported formats such as EPUB (non-DRM), FictionBook, TXT, RTF, HTML, CHM and TCR.
http://crengine.sourceforge.net/ || coolreaderAUR
  • epub — Curses EPUB reader using Python and BeautifulSoup.
https://github.com/rupa/epub || python2-epub-gitAUR
  • FBReader — E-book viewer with many supported formats such as EPUB, FictionBook, HTML, plucker, PalmDoc, zTxt, TCR, CHM, RTF, OEB, Mobipocket (non-DRM) and TXT.
http://fbreader.org/ || fbreader
  • pPub — Simple EPUB reader using Python, GTK3 and WebKit.
https://github.com/sakisds/pPub || ppubAUR
  • Sigil — WYSIWYG ebook editor.
http://code.google.com/p/sigil/ || sigil
  • Xournal — PDF viewer/note taking application.
http://xournal.sourceforge.net/ || xournal
Book organizers

for more collection apps, see also Multimedia#Collection_managers

  • Alexandria — GNOME application to help manage your book collection.
http://alexandria.rubyforge.org/ || alexandriaAUR
  • Koha — Open source Integrated Library System (ILS), used world-wide by public, school and special libraries.
http://koha-community.org/ || kohaAUR




  • fbdjvu — DjVu viewer similar for fbpdf
http://repo.or.cz/w/fbpdf.git || not packaged? search in AUR
  • fbpdf — Small framebuffer PDF viewer based off of MuPDF, with Vim keybindings and written in C
http://repo.or.cz/w/fbpdf.git || fbpdf-gitAUR
  • jfbview — Framebuffer PDF and image viewer. Features include Vim-like controls, zoom-to-fit, a TOC (outline) view, fast multi-threaded rendering and asynchronous pre-caching
http://cjix.info/blog/jfbview/ || jfbviewAUR
  • apvlv — Lightweight PDF/DjVu/UMD/TXT viewer with Vim keybindings.
http://naihe2010.github.com/apvlv/ || apvlv
  • Chrome — Web browser with a built-in PDF viewer.
http://www.google.com/chrome || google-chromeAUR
  • ePDFView — Free lightweight PDF document viewer using the Poppler and GTK+ libraries. Development stopped.
http://freecode.com/projects/epdfview || epdfview
  • Evince — Document viewer for multiple document formats. Supports PDF, PostScript, DjVu, TIFF and DVI.
http://projects.gnome.org/evince/ || evince
  • Firefox — Open source web browser with a built-in PDF viewer.
http://www.mozilla.org/firefox || firefox
  • Foxit Reader — Small, fast (compared to Acrobat) PDF viewer. (closed source)
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/desklinux/ || foxitreaderAUR
  • llpp — 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 — Very fast PDF and XPS viewer and toolkit written in portable C. Features CJK font support.
http://mupdf.com || mupdf
  • Okular — Very powerful viewer for KDE.
http://okular.kde.org/ || kdegraphics-okular
  • qpdfview — Tabbed PDF viewer using the Poppler and Qt libraries.
https://launchpad.net/qpdfview || qpdfviewAUR
  • Xournal — Pdf viewer/note taking application.
http://xournal.sourceforge.net/ || xournal
  • Xpdf — Viewer that can decode LZW and read encrypted PDFs.
http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/ || xpdfAUR
  • zathura — Highly customizable and functional PDF/DjVu/PostScript/ComicBook viewer (plugin based).
http://pwmt.org/projects/zathura/ || zathura


OCR software



Terminal pagers


  • more — A simple and feature-light pager. It is a part of the util-linux package.
  • less — A program similar to more, but with support for both forward and backward scrolling, as well as partial loading of files.
http://www.gnu.org/software/less || less
  • less-mouse — less with mouse scrolling support. It is present in the AUR as less-mouseAUR.
  • most — A pager with support for multiple windows, left and right scrolling, and built-in colour support
http://www.jedsoft.org/most/ || most
  • mcview — A pager with mouse and colour support. It is bundled with midnight commander.
http://www.midnight-commander.org || mc
  • vimpager — A script that turns vim into a pager. As a result, you get various vim features such as colour schemes, mouse support, split screens, etc.
https://github.com/rkitover/vimpager || vimpager



  • ChmSee — CHM viewer based on xulrunner.
https://code.google.com/p/chmsee/ || chmsee
  • Kchmviewer — Qt-based CHM viewer that uses chmlib and borrows some ideas from xchm. It does not depend on KDE, but it can be compiled to integrate with it.
http://www.ulduzsoft.com/kchmviewer/ || kchmviewer
  • xCHM — Lightweight CHM viewer, based on chmlib.
http://xchm.sf.net/ || xchm

Note taking organizers



  • hnb (hierarchical notebook) — Program to organize many kinds of data (addresses, to-do lists, ideas, book reviews, etc.) in one place using the XML format.
http://hnb.sourceforge.net/ || hnbAUR
  • pynote — Manage notes on the commandline. Stores data in human readable JSON files; provides version control.
https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pynote || pynoteAUR


  • BasKet — Application for organizing, sharing, and taking notes. It can manage various types of information such as to-do lists, links, pictures, and other types, similar to a scrapbook.
http://basket.kde.org/ || basket
  • Cherrytree — Hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
http://giuspen.com/cherrytree/ || cherrytree
  • Gnote — Experimental port of Tomboy to C++.
http://live.gnome.org/Gnote || gnote
  • KeepNote — Cross-platform GTK+ note-taking application with rich text formatting.
http://keepnote.org || keepnote
  • KJots — Small program which is handy for keeping and organizing miscellaneous notes, part of kdepim.
http://www.kde.org/applications/utilities/kjots/ || kdepim-kjots
  • NoteCase — Portable hierarchical note manager, coded in C++ using bindings to the GTK+ toolkit.
http://notecase.sourceforge.net || notecaseAUR
  • org-modeEmacs mode for notes, project planning and authoring.
http://orgmode.org || emacs-org-modeAUR
  • Tomboy — Desktop note-taking application for Linux and Unix with a wiki-like linking system to connect notes together.
http://projects.gnome.org/tomboy/ || tomboy
  • zim — WYSIWYG text editor that aims at bringing the concept of a wiki to the desktop.
http://zim-wiki.org/ || zim