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.
- - iA Writer is the most popular Windows, Android, Mac & iPhone alternative to Editorial.
- - iA Writer is the most popular commercial alternative to Editorial.
iA Writer Features
Create deep visual documents, adaptable and multi-level diagrams, flowcharts, concept maps, mind maps and models.
- - ThinkComposer is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Editorial.
It hasn't been updated since 2015.
Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.
For Mac users to write without distractions. WriteRoom is a full screen writing environment. Unlike the cluttered word processors you're used to, WriteRoom lets you focus on writing. Requires Mac OS X 10.7+Discontinued
The program is no longer available for iOS. The Mac version, v3.2.1, released in August 2012, can be still bought from the AppStore.
End-to-encrypted, laser-focussed yet elegant editor. No registration, no login, no ads, no tracking, no hassle. Just write. In private or together with others.
- - scrutch is the most popular Web-based & SaaS alternative to Editorial.
An award-winning & beloved desktop publishing client, exclusively for OS X.
You are a storyteller, passionate about crafting narratives that capture, express, and delight in what it means to be human.
“This is a super-clean writing space with a lot of configurability that stays out of sight when you don’t need it.”
Monospace is a minimal notes and writing app, built from the ground up with a designed-for-touch UI.
Writing Kit is for writers who want to do research and write documents/screenplays in Markdown or Fountain. You don't even need to know Markdown syntax to get started.
Writing Kit Features
Phraseology is an iPad app for writing. Phraseology is a simple, plain text editing environment focused on making it enjoyable and productive to write - also support writing with tools to improve word selection, better understand and structure text.