Big Huge Labs Writer Alternatives

    Big Huge Labs Writer is described as 'Writer is a free online distraction free writing environment provided by Big Huge Labs' and is an website in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Big Huge Labs Writer, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is iA Writer. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try WriteMonkey or Rentry.co. Other great sites and apps similar to Big Huge Labs Writer are Byword (Paid), Q10 (Free), Dark Room (Free) and Cold Turkey Writer (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 19, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your thoughts and your words.
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    3. Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.
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    4. Rentry.co is a markdown pastebin and publishing service with preview, custom urls and editing. Fast, simple and free.
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    5. Q10 is a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind. Q10 is freeware. That's right, you can download and use it at no cost. Q10 is small, fast and keeps out of your way. Press F1 inside Q10 to read the help card.

      Discontinued

      Last version dates from 2011.

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    6. Dark Room is a full screen, distraction free, writing environment. Unlike standard word processors that focus on features, Dark Room is just about you and your text.
    7. Cold Turkey Writer won't let you quit until you finish your work. Like, literally will not quit.
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    8. Liquid Story Binder XE is a uniquely designed word processor for professional and aspiring authors, poets, and novelists. Writing software for those who require the editing ability of a commercial text editor as well as a document tracking system.

      Discontinued

      Last update was around 2011, can still be bought.

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

      Discontinued

      Last commit dates from 2011. The last issue (still marked as new) dates from 2013.

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    10. PyRoom is a free editor that stays out your way - and keeps other things out of your way, too.

      Discontinued

      The last entry on the dev blog dates from 2010.

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