Abiword is a free word processor that is licensed under the GNU General Public License. Abiword was initially released in 1998. It supports tables, styles, page header and footer, footnotes, mutliple views and spell checking. Abiword is a lightweight word processer and can run on older computers as well. The native file format is .abw but it also supports .odt, .rtf and others. If you are looking for standalone and easy to use wordprocesser Abiword is great. It also works very well on Linux. Visit the Abiword website for more information.