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 Jul 23, 2021

    1. ImmersEd is a free full-screen editor for writing with minimal distractions.
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    2. Monospace is a minimal notes and writing app, built from the ground up with a designed-for-touch UI. It get's rid of the standard editing features you'd find in standard writing and notes apps and replaces them with a modern-styled, essentials-only formatting popup.
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    3. 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.

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

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    4. 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 muttered obscenities when you screwed up. Typewriter brings some of that ink-stained experience back.

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    5. uFocus is the first distraction-free writing application that lets you open all kinds of plain text files as well as directories, allowing you to structure your stories into chapters, articles, sections ... whatever you wish!
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      yEdit2 is a simple text editor with frequent auto-backups and a countdown word counter.
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    6. Odyssey is an application designed to force you to focus on writing. It is a simple editor which allows you to configure a time or a word-count goal, and allows you to lock yourself out of any other application until the goal is complete.
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    7. Minimal, Distraction-free, highly customizable cloud text editor for writers. TypWrittr featuring unique concept of inspirational presets. Write your book from any device with pleasure.
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    8. Minimal, focused writing app for Elementary OS.
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