How to Merge Word Documents into One?


We need to work with Word documents frequently, and sometimes we may get confused when we want to merge multiple Word documents into one main document. When the amount of content is not large, we can directly copy and paste it. However, in the case of processing a large number of documents or complex formats. What should we do?

At this time, we need to choose a better platform or program for merging documents. Some software or platform that we find on the Internet will change the original document format when merging documents and cannot merge documents with high quality. Now, we will tell you some methods about how to merge Word documents into one at the same time step by step. We will recommend not only online but also offline tools.

1. Merge Word Documents Offline with Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a popular program all around the world. With this software, we can write and edit easily. It can also help you with spelling, grammar, and even stylistic writing suggestions. With tools at your fingertips, easily go from pen and paper to digital inking and edit intuitively.

Many people don't know that Microsoft Word has a built-in feature for "Merging Documents". It can help you merge multiple documents into one document and keep the original format. Now, I will tell you how to merge the Word documents step by step.

Step 1. Open Microsoft Word software.

Step 2. Select the "Insert" tab located near the upper left-hand corner of the Microsoft Word interface.

Microsoft Word Interface Insert

Step 3. Click the drop-down icon of "Object" button which located in the Microsoft Word's main toolbar and then click the "Text from File…" button.

Microsoft Word Object Text from File

Step 4. After that, you can select files to be merged into the current document. To select more than one document, pressing and holding "Ctrl" tab. When you finished, click the "Insert" button.

Microsoft Word Select the Merged Files

Step 5. Then you can get your new Word document by clicking the "File" > "Save as" button.

1. Merge Word Documents Offline with Microsoft Word

DocSoSo is a free online document converter. You do not need to install any software and plug-ins; you can easily convert and operate PDF. All the tools are completely free. It helps people work smarter with documents. DocSoSo supplies handy and useful applications like Image converter, Word split and merge, Excel To Word, Word To Image, Excel To Image, watermarking Word and so on.

Step 1. Go to the DocSoSo website. Click the "Word Convert" > "Merge Word" to start the work.

DocSoSo Homepage Word Convert Merge Word

Step 2. Click the "Select Files" to select the Word document which you want to merge. You can select multiple files at once. When you finished, click the "Merge Word" button.

DocSoSo Merge Word Select Files

Step 3. Click "Download File" to download your merged file or open your file directly by clicking the "Open File".

3. Combine Word Documents with Aspose

Aspose is a free online platform for Microsoft Word and OpenOffice Documents. With this tool, you can convert, view, edit, watermark, compare, sign, merge or split documents. View metadata, extract text, images, search content and remove annotations directly from your favorite browser are also supported in this online platform.

Step 1. Navigate to its homepage. Then click the "Merger" tool on the homepage.

Aspose Merger

Step 2. Upload the Word documents by clicking the "Drag or upload your files" button or drag the files into the blank.

Aspose Merger Upload Files

Step 3. Click the "MERGE NOW" button to start merging files.

Step 4. You can instantly download, view or send the merged file as an email. Note that the file will be deleted from the servers after 24 hours and download links will stop working after this time period.

4. Merge Word Documents into One with FilesMerge

FilesMerge is an online, free, no-installation cloud file merger for merging JPG, PDF, PNG, DOC, XLS, CSV, TEXT, and other format files. Whether you are using Windows, Mac or Linux, as long as you have a browser, your computer can access the Internet and then you can use these services.

Step 1. Access to the FilesMerge homepage. Click the "Merge Word" on the homepage.

FilesMerge Merge Word

Step 2. Drag and drop files to the upload area, or click the "Select a local file" button to upload files. You can also upload the file by pasting the URL link.

FilesMerge Merge Word Upload File

Step 3. You can sort the uploaded files by clicking the "Up" or "Down" button. If you finished, click the "Merge" button to merge the files.

Step 4. Download the merged file or view directly.

5. Merge Word Documents into One with Okdo Word Merger

Okdo Word Merger is a simple application that allows you to merge multiple DOC, DOCX, DOCM and RTF documents into larger files, quickly and effortlessly. It requires Microsoft Word to be installed on your system and can process several types of documents in one operation.

Step 1. You should download it to your computer first.

Step 2. Open the application; click the "Add File(s)" to upload the file that you want to merge.

Okdo Word Merger Add Files

Step 3. When you finished, click the "Merge" button. Then you can get a new merged Word document.


Here we have listed 5 Word documents mergers which can help you merge Word documents into one fluently. Okdo Word Merger and Microsoft Word are desktop applications, if you want to use them, you should download and install them first. The remaining 3 are online software. You can choose one as you need. If you have better ideas, please contact us.

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