Microsoft Word is among the most common used applications uses on any Windows program. Microsoft Word combines the ability to create a document and add text, pictures, clipart, word art, drawings, and tables. Word allows you to create a template of your own or select one that Word already has. Word has an automatic Spell and Grammar check which is one of the best uses of it. Microsoft Word has hundreds of options and designs to format your document the way that you want and prefer. It allows you present your information in a neat and organized way.
Word Pad is just your basic Word Processing program. It does not have as many options as Microsoft Word or Corel WordPerfect. Word Pad allows you to change the font size, style, color, and the alignment. Just like the other Word processing programs, you can save, save as, and open files. Options on Word pad is very limited.