August 20th, 2012

XWord is a crossword puzzle program designed to be highly configurable.


3.0 MB 

Last Update:

August 20th, 2012 



OS Support:

Windows All 

License/Program Type:



Mike Richards 



Editor's Opinion
If you want a free, lightweight and fun application that allows you to create your own crossword puzzles then you will find that the user friendly XWord tool is the perfect choice.
Editor's Description
If you are a crossword puzzle enthusiast and the ones that you find in magazines and newspapers don't appeal to you anymore, then you will really enjoy the fun XWord program. XWord will allow you to create your own crossword puzzle.

This crossword puzzle creating application was designed to be highly configurable in order to provide with all the necessary means to create and enjoy your own. To help you start, this handy application allows you to download a crossword puzzle from the most famous publications like: NY Time, Boston Globe, USA Today and many more.

You can also use this smart tool just to complete the downloaded crossword puzzles directly on your computer. You can also easily print them. This entertaining application allows you to enjoy the same puzzle more than once thanks to the useful "Scramble" feature.

The XWord application is lightweight yet it offers a very wide range of options in the settings menu. You can personalize the look of your crossword puzzle by configuring the colors of the grid, heading, clue prompt and clue list. The well organized "Fonts" preferences tab allows you to select the text type or size such to help you easily select which one better suits your needs for printing or desktop use.

In order to allow you to have as much fun as possible this "witty" program come offers support for many different types of puzzles like: scrambled/locked puzzles, diagramless puzzles, rebus puzzles and �trick" puzzles. It also supports different puzzle file formats such as IPUZ, PUZ, JPZ and XPF.

To summarize, if you need an application that will offer you many entertaining moments by allowing you to complete or create crossword puzzles then the best solution is provided by the easy to use XWord.

For more information, please watch the movie that contains installation and complete features demo
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XWord Antivirus Scan Report done by Softoxi.com

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XWord Scan reports
avast! 4.8 Scan Report:

* avast! Report
* This file is generated automatically
* Task 'Simple user interface' used
* Started on Friday, November 18, 2011 3:03:18 PM
* VPS: 111118-0, 11/18/2011

C:\Softoxi\desktop.ini [+] is OK
C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe [+] is OK
C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe:Zone.Identifier [+] is OK
Infected files: 0
Total files: 3
Total folders: 1
Total size: 3.0 MB

* Task stopped: Friday, November 18, 2011 3:03:20 PM
* Run-time was 2 second(s)

Kaspersky AV 2010 Scan Report:

Virus Scan: completed <1 minute ago (events: 118, objects: 114, time: 00:00:03)
11/18/2011 3:03:40 PM Task started
11/18/2011 3:03:40 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe:Zone.Identifier
11/18/2011 3:03:40 PM Archive: NSIS C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe
11/18/2011 3:03:40 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0001
11/18/2011 3:03:40 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0002
11/18/2011 3:03:40 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0003
11/18/2011 3:03:40 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0004
11/18/2011 3:03:40 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0005
11/18/2011 3:03:40 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0006
11/18/2011 3:03:40 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0007
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0008
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0009
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM Archive: CHM C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0010
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0010/acrosslite.html
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0010/check.html
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0010/contents.hhc
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0010/crosswordsolver.html
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0010/diagramless.html
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0010/features.html
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0010/functions.js
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0010/images/arrow-collapsed.png
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0010/images/arrow-expanded.png
11/18/2011 3:03:41 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/data0010/images/check1.png

11/18/2011 3:03:42 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/#
11/18/2011 3:03:42 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/#
11/18/2011 3:03:42 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe/#
11/18/2011 3:03:43 PM OK C:\Softoxi\XWord_0.5.4.exe
11/18/2011 3:03:43 PM Task completed

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