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Cold Turkey Writer Alternatives

Cold Turkey Writer is described as 'won't let you quit until you finish your work. Like, literally will not quit' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Cold Turkey Writer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try LibreOffice - Writer or Manuskript. Other great apps like Cold Turkey Writer are Typora, Write.as, FocusWriter and Apache OpenOffice Writer.

Cold Turkey Writer alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Word Processors or Text Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cold Turkey Writer.
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  1. Joplin icon

    Joplin

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Homebrew
    • Chocolatey
    • Flathub
    • AppImageHub
    • Snapcraft
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Termux
    • Self-Hosted
    587 alternatives to Joplin 

    Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownJoplin supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  End-to-End EncryptionJoplin has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    4.  Privacy focusedJoplin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Joplin.
    6.  Works OfflineJoplin can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Ad-freeJoplin doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    8.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Joplin.
    9.  LightweightJoplin consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  2. LibreOffice - Writer icon

    LibreOffice - Writer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • ReactOS
    81 alternatives to LibreOffice - Writer 

    Writer has all the features you need from a modern, full-featured word processing or desktop publishing tool.

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    1.  PortableLibreOffice - Writer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Spell CheckingLibreOffice - Writer can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    3.  Privacy focusedLibreOffice - Writer is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  Works OfflineLibreOffice - Writer can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    5.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of LibreOffice - Writer.
    6.  Ad-freeLibreOffice - Writer doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    LibreOffice 6.1 on Windows 10 (without toolbars)
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    Typora

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    133 alternatives to Typora 

    Typora gives you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions. Instead, it provides a real live preview feature to help you concentrate on the...

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    1.  Support for MarkDownTypora supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    3.  Distraction-freeTypora has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    4.  WYSIWYG SupportTypora integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    5.  Support for LaTeXTypora supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    6.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Typora.
    7.  LightweightTypora consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    8.  Code FormattingTypora supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    9.  Spell CheckingTypora can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    Manuskript

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FLATHUB
    104 alternatives to Manuskript 

    Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownManuskript supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  File VersioningManuskript has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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    Write.as

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Kindle Fire
    107 alternatives to Write.as 

    Write.as lets you write and publish text instantly. Write a note for yourself to read later. Create a standalone article you can quickly broadcast on social media — or publish a full blog.

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    1.  Privacy focusedWrite.as is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  LightweightWrite.as consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Support for ActivityPubWrite.as support ActivityPub, a open and decentralized social network protocol.
    4.  Support for MarkDownWrite.as supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  6. FocusWriter icon

    FocusWriter

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    88 alternatives to FocusWriter 

    FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work. The program autosaves your progress, and reloads the last files you had open to make it easy to jump back in during your next writing session, and has many...

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    1.  Distraction-freeFocusWriter has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  PortableFocusWriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  7. Apache OpenOffice Writer icon

    Apache OpenOffice Writer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    80 alternatives to Apache OpenOffice Writer 

    Writer, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is an open-source word processor. It supports the ISO standard Open Document Format (ODF) for data interchange as its default file format, as well as Microsoft Office 97-2003 formats, Microsoft Office 2007...

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    1.  Spell CheckingApache OpenOffice Writer can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  Ad-freeApache OpenOffice Writer doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Works OfflineApache OpenOffice Writer can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    ghostwriter

    • Windows
    • Linux
    122 alternatives to ghostwriter 

    No excuses. No distractions. Just write. ghostwriter is a feature-rich text editor using Markdown syntax which makes it suitable for note-taking, document redaction, simple HTML website creation and much more.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownghostwriter supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Dark Modeghostwriter supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Lightweightghostwriter consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Portableghostwriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    6.  Spell Checkingghostwriter can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    7.  Syntax Highlightingghostwriter supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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  9. Nuclino icon

    Nuclino

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    300 alternatives to Nuclino 

    Nuclino is a unified workspace where teams can bring all their knowledge, docs, and projects together in one place. It’s a modern, simple, and blazingly fast way to collaborate, without the chaos of files and folders, context switching, or silos.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Nuclino simultaneously.
    2.  Kanban BoardNuclino allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    3.  LightweightNuclino consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Support for MarkDownNuclino supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    5.  WYSIWYG SupportNuclino integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    6.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Nuclino.
    7.  Full-Text SearchNuclino lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
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    Foam

    • Self-Hosted
    • Visual Studio Code
    277 alternatives to Foam 

    Foam is a personal knowledge management and sharing system inspired by Roam Research, built on Visual Studio Code and GitHub.

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