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FocusWriter Alternatives for Android

FocusWriter is not available for Android but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Carnet or Rentry.co. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to FocusWriter and ten of them are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to FocusWriter are iA Writer, Quip, JotterPad and Crossnote.

FocusWriter 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 FocusWriter.
This page was last updated Dec 23, 2021
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • Linux
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FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work.

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  1. Joplin

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Termux
    • Firefox

    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.

  2. Carnet is a complete and rich note taking app for Android and Linux that can be synced with NextCloud (selfhosted) or the official Carnet server.

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    Crystale

    It has a great UI and it is Open Source.

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  3. 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.

  4. Rentry.co is a markdown pastebin and publishing service with preview, custom urls and editing. Fast, simple and free.

  5. Quip is a modern word processor that enables you to create beautiful documents on any device, including the iPad, iPhone, and the desktop. It combines documents and messages into a single chat-like “thread” of updates — making collaboration easy.



  6. Designed for creative writers, JotterPad is a plain text editor without the fuss and distraction of a word processor. It is perfect for writing books, novels, lyrics, poems, essays, drafts and screenplays.

  7. Crossnote

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Crossnote is probably the world's first markdown notes reader & editor Progressive Web Application that works offline and supports syncing with arbitrary git repository right inside your browser.

  8. Writer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    Writer is a writing application without the fuss and distraction of a traditional word processor. It's perfect for everything from taking notes to writing a novel on your phone or tablet.

    Discontinued

    The app is no longer developed. Last version, 1.1, released in January 2012, can be still downloaded from Google Play Store

  9. Monospace is a minimal notes and writing app, built from the ground up with a designed-for-touch UI.

  10. dType

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    dType is a lightweight distraction-free text editor for Android. It features a minimalistic interface and an original export/save system. It’s a quick-to-load, distraction-free interface layer between the idea and any app/format of choice.

    Discontinued

    Latest commit 532b9fc on Aug 17, 2013. See https://github.com/wswld/dtype

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