"From what I understand a .wpd document is a Word Perfect format. My question is, is there a way to open it on my Mac? Microsoft Office can't from what I've tried, any suggestions would be wonderful. I have a professor post everything in this format and it's very frustrating."
I saw a question from MacRumors. It seems many people don’t know how to open and view WPD files from Mac.
To address this issue, I will list top 5 WordPerfect viewers for Mac users.
One of the top WordPerfect viewers for Mac users is Cisdem DocumentReader. This particular app has many beneficial features to offer and the features go beyond mere WordPerfect viewers addition. Cisdem DocumentReader is the easiest and the most elegant way to view WPD, WPS, XPS, VISIO, PDF files on your Mac, and to print and save them into PDF for sharing. It has a number of practical features to make sure that you not only will get the best reading experience possible, but also can save, share or work on them.
It is designed with you, the reader, in mind. With double click you can easily open WPD, WPS, XPS, OXPS, VISIO, PDF files in batches on Mac, when reading your file, it levels up your reading experience with the fast rendering engine, so you can browsing large files without lags. Also Cisdem DocumentReader uses different page reading styles with toolbar consisting table of content, page thumbnail, searching pane, page navigation, zoom, rotate, save, etc. Also you can design this toolbar in the way you favor.
AbiWord is an open-source word processing software that gives you the freedom to create and share files, as well as view files created in other software. No matter what type of word processor you're used to, you'll feel right at home with this visual software. But it will be crashed several times, in this case, you should be sure to save your files when you’re using this app. Meanwhile, its interface not looks good.
NeoOffice for Mac offers a suite of productivity apps that design to rival the likes of Microsoft Office and Apple iWork. Using the OpenOffice foundation, this shareware product covers nearly all the bases. You can freely open your WPD files from it, but sometimes slow, this could be a problem in personal settings. Another problem is that payment is only via PayPal. Basically NeoOffice forces you to open a PayPal account. Though they state on their website there is a link on the payment page to pay without having to join PayPal, but there actually is on link.
Apache OpenOffice is both an open-source product and a project. The product is a multiplatform office productivity suite. It also supports view WPD files on Mac. Just for the record, WordPerfect users still abound today, this app would be helpful and beneficial. Unfortunately, the defect of it can not be ignored. Apache OpenOffice is unstable and poor tested, existing some messages and glitches, works poorly with other document formats.
WPD Wizard is an another software that can open WordPerfect files on a modern Mac. It preserves most formatting, such as pagination, text styling, lists. WPD Wizard includes a page browser as well, which has the ability to export to a variety of formats. And a "Find" button to breezily allow you to find that perfect clause you wanted to copy out of a huge document. I have tried to use it before, but it is a new software, some functions and purposes are not incomplete.
All in all , finding a wonderful WordPerfect viewer is very significant in saving time and energy. A good WordPerfect viewer do help you open WPD files rapidly and edict them as your request. From different kinds of WordPerfect viewers I have listed above, we can know that Cisdem DocumentReader is the best solution for you to view your WPD files, it contains many advantages which do better than other similar software. It can view multiple formats easily, customize toolbar, use keyword search and save your WPD or other files as PDF.
If you are interested with Cisdem DocumentReader, these guides maybe helpful for you too: What is WPD and How to Open WPD File on Mac OS X (macOS Sierra Compatible) and Steps to Convert WPD to PDF on Mac OS X (macOS Sierra Compatible).
Between times we get some Visio (VSD/VSDX/VDX) files on Mac and need to open them on our devices. However, these files can only be viewed in Windows system, then what can we do to open Visio (VSD/VSDX/VDX) files on Mac? This article will recommend two methods for Mac users and also provides the details about how to open Visio (VSD/VSDX/VDX) files on Mac.
Although XPS/OXPS were developed to compete with Adobe, PDF is still the industry standard now and XPS/OXPS are rather rarely used. In this case, converting XPS/OXPS to PDF is necessary and inevitable.
Although Mac users can directly open PDF file by using Apple's Preview, XPS file is not be accepted. How to open XPS file on Mac? There are two methods to do that. This article will share those two methods for Mac users.
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