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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

  • iA Writer icon

    iA Writer

    The key to good writing is not that magical glass of Bordeaux, the right kind of tobacco or that groovy background music. The key is...

    Commercial Mac Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Q10 icon

    Q10 Discontinued

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

    Free Windows

  • Writebox icon


    Writebox is a simple and distraction-free text editor for Chrome and iPhone/iPad. Writebox helps you to concentrate on writing and...

    Freemium Web / Cloud iPhone Chrome OS iPad Chrome

  • JotterPad - Writer icon

    JotterPad - Writer

    JotterPad — Writer is the next-generation plain text editor engineered for Creative writing, perfect for writing novel, lyrics, poems...

    Freemium Android

  • 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

  • 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

  • mvilla Draft icon

    mvilla Draft

    Draft is a text editor for Android devices that supports Markdown, MultiMarkdown, syncing via Dropbox and offline support. ...

    Commercial Android Android Tablet

  • 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

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  • MultiMarkdown Composer icon

    MultiMarkdown Composer

    MultiMarkdown Composer is a text editor for Mac that is designed from the ground up around the MultiMarkdown Syntax. It is designed to...

    Commercial Mac

  • 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

  • MarkdownX icon


    Markdown text editor for Android. It follows the principle of Material Design and is easy to use.

    Free Android GitHub

  • Zen icon


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

    Commercial Mac

  • Notal icon


    Notal is a simple application that lets you take notes with Markdown style! With Notal, you can type your notes with plain Markdown...

    Free Android

  • ImmersEd icon


    ImmersEd is a free full-screen editor for writing with minimal distractions. It supports embedded notes, configurable visual themes...

    Free Windows

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  • 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

  • dType icon

    dType Discontinued

    dType is a lightweight distraction-free text editor for Android. It features a minimalistic interface and an original export/save...

    Open Source Android Android Tablet

  • uFocus icon


    uFocus is the first distraction-free writing application that lets you open all kinds of plain text files as well as directories...

    Commercial Mac

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