Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.
- - Manuskript is the most popular Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to JDarkRoom.
- - Manuskript is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to JDarkRoom.
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...
Rentry.co is a markdown pastebin and publishing service with preview, custom urls and editing. Fast, simple and free.
- - Rentry.co is the most popular Web-based & Self-Hosted alternative to JDarkRoom.
No update since 2018.
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 Android, iPhone, iPad & Android Tablet alternative to JDarkRoom.
- - iA Writer is the most popular commercial alternative to JDarkRoom.
iA Writer Features
Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your thoughts and your words.
Focus on your words not the interface. Quoll Writer is a writing application that helps you focus on your words. Clean and uncluttered. Feature rich. Features are where you would expect them to be.
Quoll Writer Features
Q10 is a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind.Discontinued
Last version dates from 2011.
Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dark Room Features