Free Bean Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Bean is LibreOffice - Writer, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Bean and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Bean are Notion (Freemium), Google Docs (Free), Manuskript (Free, Open Source) and Apache OpenOffice Writer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 22, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      NoStash is a web app to keep your notes organized and searchable, is indie, ethical and future proof. Indie: developed by a tiny team without funds. Ethical, your privacy and your notes are before everything else. Future Proof: the founder use it.
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    1. Koalawriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free plain text editor with customizable background images and ambient music. Like its Mac OS counterpart Ommwriter, its onscreen controls fade out of sight when you begin to type and appear again on mouseover.

      Discontinued

      Last commit dates from 2010, and the last issue (still marked as new) dates from 2013, without an answer.

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    2. It’s a word processor, not a nuclear reactor Perhaps the word processor you’ve been using has 100 times more features than you need. Or it won’t work the way you want it to — too many views or too few, and nothing makes any sense.
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    3. Vole Office is a light Microsoft Word and Excel editor, it is easy to use and low in Price. Vole Office help you create full-featured Microsoft Word DOCX and Microsoft Excel XLSX document and replicate Microsoft Office user experience.
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    4. ConstEdit word processor is a Google Chrome web browser extension. It writes documents in the html format, which is the standard internet webpage format. Documents written with ConstEdit can therefore be directly viewed with any web-browser.
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    5. Write Honey is a free online tool that helps you jot down everything that's on your mind. Doing this is beneficial for many reasons: - You think critically about how to word thoughts in your brain. This makes your thoughts more coherent.
    6. Free Cisdem PDFSigner for Mac lets you sign PDF securely and legally. Even without printer and scanner, you can directly sign PDF with mouse or trackpad or directly add scanned signature in image.
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      It's not a word processor.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      iText is an intuitive and refined text editor with word processing completely rewritten in Cocoa (so works with Afloat), and is suitable for both Power PC and Intel Macs. iText provides the simplest way to make gorgeous manuscripts on your Mac!
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      WebODF is a JavaScript library that makes it easy to add Open Document Format (ODF) support to your website and to your mobile or desktop application. It uses HTML and CSS to display ODF documents.

      Discontinued

      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 0.5.9, released in September 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website

    7. Quicker, simpler and easier, X Word as a fantastic word processor meets every essential need of your daily word processing tasks. To create the tables and insert the pictures make your document more rich and colorful.
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