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As I understand it, Word Automation Services is a part of SharePoint 2010. But what Version of SharePoint 2010 do I need to use it? Is SharePoint Foundation enough? Or SharePoint Server or do I even need the Enterprise Edition or something?

It would be great if you could link to your source of information in your answer. Thanks!

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Word Automation Services is not part of Office Web Apps nor part of SharePoint Foundation. It is a feature of SharePoint Server 2010 for which you must have to purchase and install SharePoint Server 2010 to use Word Automation Services.

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Thanks for your answer. You are missing a "not" before "part of SharePoint Foundation" ... – Hinek Mar 7 '11 at 9:46
Is there any way to enable word automation feature in Sharepoint Foundation? – MD Sayem Ahmed Dec 13 '13 at 6:46

I know it isn't available in Foundations, I believe the office web apps are Enterprise only.

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Ok, it isn't available in the Foundation. But does it belong to the Office Web Applications? – Hinek Feb 9 '11 at 14:37
I was mashing Word Automation in with Office Web Apps, Paul's answer is the one to go with. – Eric Alexander Feb 9 '11 at 15:46

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