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  • UberWriter icon

    UberWriter

    With UberWriter it’s simple to write beautiful documents in Markdown. Features include 'focus mode' that highlights your last sentence and gives you a...

    Free Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued The last update to UberWriter's website was in 2012. The latest release on its Launchpad page was also in 2012, and bug reports are not being answered. May have trouble installing its binary release on recent versions of Ubuntu.
  • PyRoom icon

    PyRoom

    PyRoom is a free editor that stays out your way - and keeps other things out of your way, too. As a fullscreen editor without buttons, widgets, formatting options, menus...

    Free Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued The last entry on the dev blog dates from 2010.
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    Calmly Writer

    Calmly Writer is a professional text editor designed to focus on what you want to tell, with a simple, unobtrusive and distraction-free user interface.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web Chrome OS

  • JDarkRoom icon

    JDarkRoom

    JDarkRoom is a popular, simple full-screen text file editor with none of the usual bells and whistles that might distract you from the job in hand. If you are writing a...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued Last version dates from 2010.
  • Skrifa icon

    Skrifa

    A simple note taking application for your computer focused on privacy, using PGP keys to encrypt all your notes by default.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome

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  • TextRoom icon

    TextRoom

    TextRoom is a free (as in freedom and free beer) full screen text editor developed especially writers in mind. TextRoom and all other similar editors share one goal:...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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

    WordGrinder is a word processor for processing words. It is not WYSIWYG. It is not point and click. It is not a desktop publisher. It is not a text editor. It does not...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

  • KoalaWriter icon

    KoalaWriter

    Koalawriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free plain text editor with customizable background images and ambient music. Like its Mac OS counterpart Ommwriter, its...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux

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

    Tree editor for writers, makes outlining your stories and articles easy, fun, and convenient.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • Typewriter icon

    Typewriter

    Once upon a time, people pounded out their memos and missives on a typewriter. There was no backspace, spell check, or fancy formatting, just forward movement, and...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    Mindful

    Mindful is a space for your thoughts, ideas and ongoing tasks. It's a Chrome browser extension that helps you get ideas out and organize them with note-taking...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome

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