Google Docs is a free online office suit which offers you word processor, spreadsheet, project presentation and many similar features. A user can simply access, edit, save, delete or share his document with other users in real-time through his internet browser. Also, you can use it with an android gadget by downloading its app from Google Play Store.

There is no doubt that it is the most famous online office suite nowadays. However, it is not the only one out there. Other softwares are also playing their part effectively. Following is the list of softwares that one can use as an alternative to Google Docs.


1.    Zoho:

Another magnificent and quite impressive alternate that can help you break the addiction of Google Docs is Zoho. It is very simple and easy to use software. Having many similar features to the Google Docs, it also has a wide range of tools that will help you with your business collaboration. The tools that you can use for your business includes, email system, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and document storage. You can get some of the mentioned features with a free account. Else, you will have to pay a very little monthly fee to use all of its features.

2.    Etherpad:

Etherpad can be a great alternate to Google Docs for users who are more focused on the real-time collaboration. You do not need to even sign-up and login to use it. All you have to do is to click the “start new pad” button.  Every share pad has its unique link which makes it easier for you to invite your friends or colleagues by sharing the link or sending an invitation email for real-time collaboration. Most of the users are utilizing it for writing codes of the programs. However, you can easily write and edit your notes and research papers on it.

3.    Buzzword:

Another great alternate that you can have for Google Docs is the Adobe’s Buzzword. It is the simplest and easiest online suite that one can get. Also, the visual effects of this software are very compelling. It does not have the features like any of the above mentioned online softwares. The reason is it is simple software that is mainly focused to help you with the regular documentation. Another thing is that it is not free at all and you will have to pay for it. You can avail its trial period to test its working, performance and features.