JDarkRoom Alternatives

    JDarkRoom is described as 'popular, simple full-screen text file editor with none of the usual bells and whistles that might distract you from the job in hand' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to JDarkRoom for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like JDarkRoom are FocusWriter (Free, Open Source), iA Writer (Paid), WriteMonkey (Freemium) and Quoll Writer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 18, 2021

    1. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc. Outliner Organize your thoughts and snippets in a hierarchical manner. Organize them as you wish, reorganize them on the go.
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    2. FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work.
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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.
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    4. Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your thoughts and your words.
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    5. 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.
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    6. True Novelist provides a way for authors to write their novel online, organize their story, view statistics about their project and writing habits, set goals, keep track of related research, and more.
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    7. Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.
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    8. Rentry.co is a markdown pastebin and publishing service with preview, custom urls and editing. Fast, simple and free.
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    9. 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.
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    10. Q10 is a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind. Q10 is freeware. That's right, you can download and use it at no cost. Q10 is small, fast and keeps out of your way. Press F1 inside Q10 to read the help card.

      Discontinued

      Last version dates from 2011.

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