Microsoft Word

Word processing component of Office 2016.

Application Details:

Version: 2016 (32-bit)
License: Retail
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.17

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

Selected Test Results

What works

Opening documents once

Working with documents

What does not

Program unable to save files (crashes when doing so)

Program unable to be opened when there are Elements in the "Recent Files" section. Deleting these entries from registry allows the application to start one more time.


After opening a file and closing word open the registry editor and delete the open files history.

What was not tested

Activating Office

Most of the application

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentArch Linux x86_64Sep 27 20172.17Yes Yes YesGarbageKlaus Frank 
ShowUbuntu 17.04 "Zesty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 11 20172.10Yes Yes BronzeLemon Zest 
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 03 20172.2Yes Yes BronzeIsira Seneviratne 
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 01 20172.2Yes No GarbageIsira Seneviratne 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
41911 Multiple Microsoft applications need kernel32.FindNLSStringEx (Studio One 3, Microsoft Office 2016, PowerShell 6) NEW View

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