wv - Library and executables to access Microsoft Word files

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 12
Repository FreeBSD Ports Latest amd64
Package name wv
Package version 1.2.9
Package release 5
Package architecture amd64
Package type txz
Installed size 1.55 MB
Download size 275.19 KB
Official Mirror pkg.freebsd.org
wv is a library that allows access to Microsoft Word files.
It can load and parse the Word 6-9 formats (Word 6, 95, 97, 2000).
Several converter executables called wvWare are also provided:
wvHtml, wvLatex, wvCleanLatex, wvDVI, wvPS, wvPDF,
wvText, wvAbw, wvWml, wvMime
Note: wvHtml was previously known as MSWordView.
WWW: http://wvware.sourceforge.net/
Categories: textproc
Maintainer: ports@FreeBSD.org
Some output formats (for example: DVI, PDF, and PS) require a LaTeX
implementation, such as print/teTeX, to be installed. Text output
will be of better quality if www/elinks, www/links, or www/lynx is
===>   NOTICE:
The wv port currently does not have a maintainer. As a result, it is
more likely to have unresolved issues, not be up-to-date, or even be removed in
the future. To volunteer to maintain this port, please create an issue at:
More information about port maintainership is available at:


Package Version Architecture Repository
wv-1.2.9_5.txz 1.2.9 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
wv-1.2.9_5.txz 1.2.9 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
wv-1.2.9_5.txz 1.2.9 i386 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
wv - - -


Name Value
freetype2 = 2.9.1
gettext-runtime =
glib = 2.50.3_5,1
jpeg-turbo = 1.5.3
libX11 = 1.6.5_1,1
libX11.so.6 -
libfreetype.so.6 -
libglib-2.0.so.0 -
libgobject-2.0.so.0 -
libgsf = 1.14.41
libgsf-1.so.114 -
libintl.so.8 -
libjpeg.so.8 -
libpng16.so.16 -
libwmf =
libwmf-0.2.so.7 -
libwmflite-0.2.so.7 -
libxml2 = 2.9.7
libxml2.so.2 -
png = 1.6.34


Name Value
libwv-1.2.so.4 -


Type URL
Binary Package wv-1.2.9_5.txz
Source Package textproc/wv

Install Howto

Install wv txz package:

# pkg install wv

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