What is MS word?

MS Word is a word processing software developed by Microsoft  Company which was released on October 25, 1983.

It was developed by Richard Brodie and Charles Simonyi in 1983 while using Unix operating system.

Initially this program was named  as “multi-Tool Word” but later, was renamed as MS Word

How to start MS word on computer?

Click on Start button ——>  All Programs ——>   MS Office (2016) → MS Word


Click on Start buttons ——> Search ——> MS word


Press Window/Start button + R ——-> Type “WinWord”

What are the uses of MS Word?

Microsoft Word used to create professional quality of  documents such as  Resume, Invoice, Letters, Reports, Classes notes etc. in the field of education.

Microsoft Word is word processor, computer program that is used to write and revise documents, compose the layout of the text, and preview on a computer monitor how the printed copy will appear.

The extension of MS Word is .doc or .docx depend upon there version.

Different version of MS word

The first version of Word for Windows was released in 1989 at a price of 500 US dollars. With release of window 3.0 , It was version 2.0 of Word, that firmly established Microsoft Word as the market leader.

Word 5.1 for the Macintosh, released in 1992, was a popular word processor due to its elegance, relative ease of use, and feature set

Version 6.0 for the Macintosh, released in 1994 was the first version of Word based on a common codebase between the Windows and Mac versions

Word 97 had the same general operating performance as later versions such as Word 2000. This was the first copy of Word featuring the \”Office Assistant\”.

Word 2007, included with Microsoft Office 2007 suites, includes numerous changes, including a new XML-based file format, a redesigned interface, an integrated equation editor.

After that different version of MS word release one by one that are word 2010, word 2013, word 2016, word 2019, word 2021