GemBox Software has released GemBox.Document - C# / VB.NET Word component for easy and efficient Word document processing in .NET without Microsoft Word.

GemBox.Document, for now, supports DOCX reading and writing, but support for other file formats is already in progress.

GemBox.Document has following advantages:
Rich Set of Features. More
No dependency on Microsoft Word.
Many times faster than Microsoft .NET Word automation. More
Plain and fair licensing. More
100% managed code (C#), follows .NET class library design guidelines.
Simple and easy-to-use programming interface. More
Preserves unsupported file format features. More

For more details go to GemBox.Document features page or use GemBox.Document Sample Explorer.

GemBox.Document common uses:
Open Word document in C# / VB.NET.
Create Word document in C# / VB.NET.
Edit Word document in C# / VB.NET.
Export to Word from ASP.NET application.
Generate reports using .NET mail merge.

You can download GemBox.Document Free setup and evaluate GemBox.Document free of charge and for an unlimited time period. Free version is limited to 20 paragraphs.
If you want to use the component in a professional mode without any limitations you need to purchase the license key. For more information about evaluation and licensing, see here.

We hope GemBox.Document will improve developer's productivity and efficiency of document processing / reporting applications.