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  • Google Keep icon

    Google Keep

    Google Keep has several features including color coding notes, inserting images, creating lists, geo-fencing, shareable notes, and...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet ... iPad Chrome Android Wear

  • 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

  • Stickies icon


    Stickies is a PC utility written to replace Post-It-style notes left stuck to your monitor. The design goal behind Stickies is that...

    Free Windows

  • 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

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    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

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    Q10 Discontinued

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

    Free Windows

  • OmPad icon


    OmPad is a free, simple, powerful, beautiful and minimal writing app that helps you focus and concentrate on writing great content....

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Ommwriter is a simple text processor that firmly believes in making writing a pleasure once again, reinvindicating the close...

    Commercial Mac Windows iPad

  • 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

  • Cryptpad icon


    Zero knowledge, collaborative, real time editing of WYSIWYG and text documents, and now polls, with more applications under...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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    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

  • Escriba icon


    A hassle-free and drop-dead pretty text editor for the web. Your document is saved to your browser's local storage and you can...

    Free 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

  • Calmly Writer icon

    Calmly Writer

    Calmly Writer is a professional text editor designed to focus on what you want to tell, with a simple, unobtrusive and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS

  • Monod icon


    Monod is a (relatively) secure and offline-first Markdown editor built at TailorDev in order to learn React (and a bunch of...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted React GitHub

  • Hiro icon


    Hiro let's you organize things with simple text snippets. It even works for the most chaotic people. • Keep tabs with friends....

    Free Personal Web / Cloud Chrome

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    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

  • Type Here icon

    Type Here

    Type stuff, come back to it whenever, it's still there

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Zen icon


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

    Commercial Mac

  • ImmersEd icon


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

    Free Windows

  • CreaWriter icon


    Full screen text editor distraction free writing enviroment. CreaWriter increase you creativity in writing.

    Free Windows

  • Daybreak icon


    Daybreak is a to-do app that reduces your planning time by figuring out when you like to be reminded

    Commercial iPhone

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