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1 Writer Alternatives

1 Writer is described as '1Writer combines all the basic text editing features you would expect with all the advanced features you will ever need. Use 1Writer to write, research, revise, and share your ideas with maximum efficiency' and is a Text Editor in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to 1 Writer for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPad and Linux. The best alternative is FocusWriter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like 1 Writer are Dendron, Bear, iA Writer and Inkdrop.

1 Writer alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Text Editors or Word Processors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of 1 Writer.
This page was last updated Nov 16, 2021
  • iPhone
  • iPad

1Writer combines all the basic text editing features you would expect with all the advanced features you will ever need....

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

  2. Dendron is an open-source, local-first, markdown-based, note-taking tool built on top of VSCode. It supports all the usual features you would expect like tagging, backlinks, a graph view, split panes, and so forth.

  3. Bear is a beautiful and flexible writing app for note-taking and prose, both on the go for iOS devices and for the Mac OS desktop.

  4. 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 focus. What you need to write well is a spartan setting that allows you to fully concentrate on your text and nothing but your text.

  5. The note-taking app with robust Markdown editor, supporting macOS, Windows, and Linux. This app is designed to be the most convenient way to make notes in Markdown for your daily hacking.

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

  7. MarkdownPad

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    MarkdownPad is a full-featured Markdown editor for Windows. Features:.


    The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.5, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

  8. Allegory

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch

    Allegory is a powerful notes app with a beautiful iOS-centric UI. The minimal and focused writing experience, combined with an impressive set of powerful features, makes this the ideal choice for everyone.

  9. ZenWriter

    • Mac
    • Windows

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

  10. Efficient cross-platform Markdown text editor.

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