Alternatives to Typewriter for all platforms with any license





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  • FocusWriter icon


    FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work. The program...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • WriteMonkey icon


    Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your...

    Freemium Windows

  • Write! icon


    Write! is a distraction-free text editor that boosts your productivity. It supports markdown syntax, spell-checker, cloud integration...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • WriteRoom icon

    WriteRoom Discontinued

    For Mac users to write without distractions. WriteRoom is a full screen writing environment. Unlike the cluttered word processors...

    Commercial Mac

  • Byword icon


    Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad. Features - Designed to make writing...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

  • Q10 icon

    Q10 Discontinued

    Q10 is a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind.

    Free Windows

  • ZenWriter icon


    ZenWriter, a text editor for Windows that cuts out all the distraction and lets you focus on letting your thoughts flow. It’s a full...

    Commercial Windows

  • Big Huge Labs Writer icon

    Big Huge Labs Writer

    Writer is a free online distraction free writing environment provided by Big Huge Labs.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • PyRoom icon

    PyRoom Discontinued

    PyRoom is a free editor that stays out your way - and keeps other things out of your way, too. As a fullscreen editor without buttons...

    Open Source Linux

  • Dark Room icon

    Dark Room

    Dark Room is a full screen, distraction free, writing environment. Unlike standard word processors that focus on features, Dark Room...

    Free Windows

  • JDarkRoom icon

    JDarkRoom Discontinued

    JDarkRoom is a popular, simple full-screen text file editor with none of the usual bells and whistles that might distract you from the...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • TextRoom icon

    TextRoom Discontinued

    TextRoom is a free (as in freedom and free beer) full screen text editor developed especially writers in mind. TextRoom and all...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Zen icon


    Zen helps you to focus on your writing... It's writing only. It's fullscreen. It's Zen.

    Commercial Mac

  • MarkMyWords icon


    MarkMyWords is the ideal markup-writing tool for authors. By using Markdown, MultiMarkdown, Textile, Wikitext, HTML or BBCode...

    Commercial Mac

  • DarkCopy icon


    DarkCopy is for anyone who enjoys the simplicity of a typewriter, and wants to increase productivity by focusing only on writing. It...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • KoalaWriter icon

    KoalaWriter Discontinued

    Koalawriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free plain text editor with customizable background images and ambient music. Like its Mac...

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • Worst Draft icon

    Worst Draft

    Worst Draft is a Java-based, minimalist word processor that removes access to the two biggest roadblocks for writers: editing &...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Java

  • YEdit

    yEdit2 is a simple text editor with frequent auto-backups and a countdown word counter.

    Free Windows Linux

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Typewriter Comments

This isn't an alternative. The "website link" forwards to ...

Comment by jcb
about Typewriter Jun 2011

This isn't an alternative. The "website link" forwards to a web page about a movie.