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Crossword Puzzle Software

Want to create your own crossword puzzles? Which crossword puzzle creator best suits your needs? For answers to these and other questions about making crosswords, check out these comprehensive evaluations of the most widely-used puzzle construction software on the market today.

Across Lite
A review of one of the most popular crossword programs available today. Many on-line puzzles are presented in the Across Lite format. Highly recommended. From your About.com guide.

Crucigramas: Puzzles to Test Your Vocabulary
Are you a Spanish teacher who is tired of giving routine fill-in-the-blank and multiple-choice vocabulary tests? The answer may be a fun variation of fill-in-the-blank — crossword puzzles, or crucigramas. With this free software, you can quickly create Spanish-language crossword puzzles with your own choice of words.

Crossworders' Dictionary & Gazetteer
A comprehensive library of reference material and it's only a mouse click away! This resource, which was 65 years in the making, contains over a million words and would require some 6,000 pages of printed text.

Crossword Compiler
Build quality puzzles in a snap with Antony Lewis' amazing crossword construction program.

Software Review: Puzzle Power
Create and/or solve 11 different types of puzzles with the option of including multimedia clues such as sounds, pictures, and video clips. Great tool for teachers!

Software Review: Crossword Weaver
Impressive, easy-to-use package well-suited to the amateur crossword puzzle constructor.

AV Bros. Puzzle Pro 2.0 Graphics Software For Jigsaw Puzzles
AV Bros. Puzzle Pro 2.0 offers many customizable options for adding jigsaw puzzle effects to your photos and images. If you want absolute flexibility for adjusting every aspect of the puzzle effect, Puzzle Pro will not let you down. Best of all, you can export the image as a PSD file with each puzzle cell on its own layer for further manipulation in your image editor.

Software review: Crossword Maestro
A major breakthrough in Artificial Intelligence? Find out more about this great new learning tool from Genius 2000.

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