Compare Microsoft Word vs Pages

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comparison of Microsoft Word vs. Pages
based on data from user reviews. Microsoft Word rates 4.7/5 stars with 648 reviews. Pages rates 4.2/5 stars with 235 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Free Trial Unavailable
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Microsoft Word
Free Trial Unavailable
Pages
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.5
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.3
8.7
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
9.2
9.1
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.2
8.5
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.9
8.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.9
8.6
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.2
7.6
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Word
9.5
Pages
8.5
Ease of Use
Microsoft Word
9.3
Pages
8.7
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Word
9.2
Pages
9.1
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Word
9.2
Pages
8.5
Quality of Support
Microsoft Word
8.9
Pages
8.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Word
8.9
Pages
8.6
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Word
9.2
Pages
7.6

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
33.3%
63.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
31.8%
20.0%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
34.9%
17.0%
Microsoft Word
Small-Business
33.3%
Mid-Market
31.8%
Enterprise
34.9%
Pages
Small-Business
63.0%
Mid-Market
20.0%
Enterprise
17.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
6.5%
Religious Institutions
6.4%
 
Higher Education
5.7%
Marketing and Advertising
6.4%
 
Computer Software
5.6%
Education Management
6.4%
 
Education Management
5.1%
Internet
5.5%
 
Hospital & Health Care
4.0%
Information Technology and Services
5.1%
 
Other
73.1%
Other
70.2%
Microsoft Word
Information Technology and Services
6.5%
Higher Education
5.7%
Computer Software
5.6%
Education Management
5.1%
Hospital & Health Care
4.0%
Other
73.1%
Pages
Religious Institutions
6.4%
Marketing and Advertising
6.4%
Education Management
6.4%
Internet
5.5%
Information Technology and Services
5.1%
Other
70.2%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jhonny Alberto M.
User

Microsoft Word as indicated in the title of my review is the pioneer program in the field of text processing, I can affirm that it is the text editor par excellence and among its innumerable benefits we can find that it allows to elaborate, edit and share...

Mark David G.
User in Entertainment

Pages is easy to use, with a shallow learning curve. As well, fairly instantaneous syncing through iCloud makes documents available on all devices signed in to a given Apple ID.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Lisa S.
User in Legal Services

It's Microsoft so it crashes about once a week for an unknown reason so that gets rather irritating. Microsoft Help also isn't as easy to use as I would like unless you know the exact words for what you are looking for. The spellcheck is also not as...

Mark V.
G2 User in Publishing

The review/comments layer is a bit clunky. In order to read the comments, it's required that you click on every individual "sticky note" instead of simply reading down a side-pane as Word does it. Makes the review process take a lot longer.

 
Microsoft Word
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jhonny Alberto M.
User

Microsoft Word as indicated in the title of my review is the pioneer program in the field of text processing, I can affirm that it is the text editor par excellence and among its innumerable benefits we can find that it allows to elaborate, edit and share...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Lisa S.
User in Legal Services

It's Microsoft so it crashes about once a week for an unknown reason so that gets rather irritating. Microsoft Help also isn't as easy to use as I would like unless you know the exact words for what you are looking for. The spellcheck is also not as...

Pages
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Mark David G.
User in Entertainment

Pages is easy to use, with a shallow learning curve. As well, fairly instantaneous syncing through iCloud makes documents available on all devices signed in to a given Apple ID.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mark V.
G2 User in Publishing

The review/comments layer is a bit clunky. In order to read the comments, it's required that you click on every individual "sticky note" instead of simply reading down a side-pane as Word does it. Makes the review process take a lot longer.

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