Compare Microsoft Word vs Scrivener

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comparison of Microsoft Word vs. Scrivener
based on data from user reviews. Microsoft Word rates 4.7/5 stars with 650 reviews. Scrivener rates 4.6/5 stars with 53 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
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Microsoft Word
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Scrivener
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.5
9.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.3
8.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
9.2
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.2
9.3
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.9
8.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.9
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.2
8.4
Meets Requirements
Microsoft Word
9.5
Scrivener
9.3
Ease of Use
Microsoft Word
9.3
Scrivener
8.0
Ease of Setup
Microsoft Word
9.2
Scrivener
7.5
Ease of Admin
Microsoft Word
9.2
Scrivener
9.3
Quality of Support
Microsoft Word
8.9
Scrivener
8.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Microsoft Word
8.9
Scrivener
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Microsoft Word
9.2
Scrivener
8.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
33.5%
75.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
31.7%
13.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
34.8%
11.3%
Microsoft Word
Small-Business
33.5%
Mid-Market
31.7%
Enterprise
34.8%
Scrivener
Small-Business
75.5%
Mid-Market
13.2%
Enterprise
11.3%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
6.5%
Writing and Editing
26.4%
 
Higher Education
5.7%
Higher Education
7.5%
 
Computer Software
5.7%
Information Technology and Services
5.7%
 
Education Management
5.1%
Religious Institutions
3.8%
 
Hospital & Health Care
4.0%
Publishing
3.8%
 
Other
73.1%
Other
52.8%
Microsoft Word
Information Technology and Services
6.5%
Higher Education
5.7%
Computer Software
5.7%
Education Management
5.1%
Hospital & Health Care
4.0%
Other
73.1%
Scrivener
Writing and Editing
26.4%
Higher Education
7.5%
Information Technology and Services
5.7%
Religious Institutions
3.8%
Publishing
3.8%
Other
52.8%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Maricris A.
User

It is one of the best Text processors that currently exists. Microsoft Word is one of the Incredible Programs of the Office Package. With this Program you can create and edit texts, it is the tool that I use every day in my work to perform the analyzes,...

Emma A.
User in Entertainment

The ability to rearrange scenes, access pre writing without leaving your main manuscript and use meta data to find important info is invaluable. This kind of functionality makes writing a novel so much more efficient, and also improves your writing because...

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...

 
Microsoft Word
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Maricris A.
User

It is one of the best Text processors that currently exists. Microsoft Word is one of the Incredible Programs of the Office Package. With this Program you can create and edit texts, it is the tool that I use every day in my work to perform the analyzes,...

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...

Scrivener
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Emma A.
User in Entertainment

The ability to rearrange scenes, access pre writing without leaving your main manuscript and use meta data to find important info is invaluable. This kind of functionality makes writing a novel so much more efficient, and also improves your writing because...

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