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JotterPad Alternatives for Windows

JotterPad is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Simplenote, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to JotterPad and 16 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to JotterPad are FocusWriter, iA Writer, WriteMonkey and Rentry.co.

JotterPad alternatives are mainly Note-taking Tools but may also be Text Editors or Word Processors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of JotterPad.
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Designed for creative writers, JotterPad is a plain text editor without the fuss and distraction of a word processor. It is...

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  1. Simplenote icon

    Simplenote

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    397 alternatives to Simplenote 

    Made by the company behind WordPress, Simplenote enables users to take notes, lists, and ideas. These notes are stored on the cloud and are accessible across multiple devices.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Support for MarkDownSimplenote supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Full-Text SearchSimplenote lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    4.  File VersioningSimplenote has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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    Multi-Device Sync, Simple UI, Cross-Platform

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    FocusWriter

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    90 alternatives to FocusWriter 

    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...

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    1.  Distraction-freeFocusWriter has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  PortableFocusWriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Well written code (seems stable), customization options are great, menus and work space are unobtrusive and simple.

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    Not a very smooth interface. Seems a bit antiquated.

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    iA Writer

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    105 alternatives to iA Writer 

    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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    1.  Distraction-freeiA Writer has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  Support for MarkDowniA Writer supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Support for LaTeXiA Writer supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    4.  Syntax HighlightingiA Writer supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    5.  Works OfflineiA Writer can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    6.  Dark ModeiA Writer supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    WriteMonkey

    • Windows
    94 alternatives to WriteMonkey 

    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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    1.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in WriteMonkey to stay focused and productive.
    2.  Distraction-freeWriteMonkey has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    3.  Support for MarkDownWriteMonkey supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    4.  PortableWriteMonkey can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Rentry.co

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
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    • Console
    • Terminal
    176 alternatives to Rentry.co 

    Rentry.co is a markdown pastebin and publishing service with preview, custom urls and editing. Fast, simple and free.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownRentry.co supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    3.  Command line interfaceRentry.co either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    4.  LightweightRentry.co consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    KIT Scenarist

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    27 alternatives to KIT Scenarist 

    KIT Scenarist is a free and open source application for creating screenplays on desktops and commercial on mobiles.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in KIT Scenarist simultaneously.
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    Story Architect (STARC)

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    31 alternatives to Story Architect (STARC) 

    A smooth yet powerful screenwriting experience for devoted authors. With only wanted features and native workflow it runs faster than all your previous apps combined.

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    1.  LightweightStory Architect (STARC) consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Spell CheckingStory Architect (STARC) can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Story Architect (STARC) simultaneously.
    4.  PortableStory Architect (STARC) can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  AutocompletionStory Architect (STARC) can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    6.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Story Architect (STARC).
    7.  Distraction-freeStory Architect (STARC) has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    8.  Dark ModeStory Architect (STARC) supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    9.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Story Architect (STARC).
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    OmmWriter

    • Mac
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    47 alternatives to OmmWriter 

    Ommwriter is a simple text processor that firmly believes in making writing a pleasure once again, reinvindicating the close relationship between writer and paper. The more intimate the relation, the smoother the flow of inspiration.

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    1.  Distraction-freeOmmWriter has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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      Final Draft

      • Mac
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      • iPhone
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      45 alternatives to Final Draft 

      Use your creative energy to focus on the content; let Final Draft take care of the style. Final Draft is the number-one selling word processor specifically designed for writing movie scripts, television episodics and stage plays.

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      1.  Text to SpeechFinal Draft allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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      SSuite NoteBook Editor

      • Windows
      170 alternatives to SSuite NoteBook Editor 

      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. It also includes all the necessary editing short-cut keys for power users and...

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      A full featured and very fast portable text editor for people on the go.
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