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AdaDoc is a tool for Ada 95 developers. It creates an HTML file from a package specification for documentation purposes.

Antiword is a free MS-Word reader for GNU/Linux, RISC OS, and DOS. It converts the documents from Word 2, 6, 7, 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003 to text, Postscript, and XML/DocBook. Antiword tries to keep the layout of the document intact.

Apache OpenOffice
Apache OpenOffice, also known as "OpenOffice", is a free, office-document productivity suite providing six applications (Writer, Calc, Impress, Base, Draw and Math) based around ODF, the OpenDocument Format. OpenOffice is released on multiple platforms (GNU/Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, Solaris) and in dozens of languages.

AsciiDoc is a text document format for writing short documents, articles, books and UNIX man pages. AsciiDoc files can be translated to HTML and DocBook markups using the asciidoc(1) command. AsciiDoc is highly configurable: both the AsciiDoc source file syntax and the backend output markups (which can be almost any type of SGML/XML markup) can be customized and extended by the user.

'AsmRef' includes a menu system and search function to display data on the Linux kernel and most topics associated with x86 assembler development on GNU/Linux systems.

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'AUCTeX' is a package for writing and formatting TeX files in GNU Emacs and XEmacs. It supports various TeX macro packages including AMS-TeX, LaTeX, Texinfo, ConTeXt, and docTeX (short for writing LaTeX packages with the doc style or the ltxdoc class). AUC TeX lets you run TeX/LaTeX and other LaTeX-related tools, such as a output filters or post processor, from inside Emacs. You can browse through the errors TeX reported, while it moves the cursor directly to the reported error, and displays some documentation for that particular error. This works even if the document is spread over several files. AUCTeX automatically indents your `LaTeX-source', not only as you write it -- you can also let it indent and format an entire document. It has a special outline feature, which helps you to get an overview of a document. It also provides a large range of Emacs macros.

AutoConvert is an intelligent Chinese Encoding converter. It uses built-in functions to judge the type of the input file's Chinese Encoding (such as GB/Big5/HZ), then converts the input file to any type of Chinese Encoding you want. You can use autoconvert to automatically convert incoming e-mail messages. It can also optionally handle the UNI/UTF7/UTF8 encoding.

BHL is an Emacs mode that lets you convert plain TXT files into HTML, LaTeX, and SGML (Linuxdoc) files. The BHL mode handles common font-styles, three levels of sections, footnotes, and any kind of lists, tables, URLs and horizontal rules. It also handles a table of contents: you can browse the toc, insert the toc where you want, and update the sections' numbers with one keystroke.

'bib2xhtml' is a program that converts BibTeX files into HTML (specifically, XHTML 1.0). The conversion is mostly done by specialized BibTeX style files, derived from a converted bibliography style template. This ensures that the original BibTeX styles are faithfully reproduced. Some post-processing is performed by Perl code. This is an update of the bib2html program written by David Hull in 1996 and maintained by him until 1998.

Booktype is a free, open source platform that produces beautiful, engaging books formatted for print, iBooks and almost any ereader within minutes. It makes it easier for people and organisations to collate, organise, edit and publish books.

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