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 Aug 5, 2021

    1. 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.
    2. 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.
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    3. ZenWriter, a text editor for Windows that cuts out all the distraction and lets you focus on letting your thoughts flow.
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    4. Cold Turkey Writer won't let you quit until you finish your work. Like, literally will not quit.
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    5. 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.

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    6. TextRoom is a free (as in freedom and free beer) full screen text editor developed especially writers in mind.

      Discontinued

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

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    7. PyRoom is a free editor that stays out your way - and keeps other things out of your way, too.

      Discontinued

      The last entry on the dev blog dates from 2010.

    8. Writer is a free online distraction free writing environment provided by Big Huge Labs.
    9. SSuite NoteBook Editor is a free portable text editor that has all the functionality to start you on writing that important novel, short-story or article, with enough bells and whistles to help out.
    10. Compose efficiently. Edit smartly. Stay on track. Blurt is all you need to write — in one sleek tool. Not your typical writing app. There are plenty of tools that allow you to write. There aren't tools that help you write. That's where Blurt comes in.
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