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    Monospace Alternatives

    Monospace is described as 'minimal notes and writing app, built from the ground up with a designed-for-touch UI' and is a Note-taking Tool in the News & Books category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Monospace for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPad. Most alternatives are Note-taking Tools and Text Editors. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try FocusWriter or ghostwriter. Other great apps like Monospace are Typora (Paid), Nuclino (Freemium), Dendron (Free, Open Source) and Markdown (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 16, 2021

    1. JDarkRoom is a popular, simple full-screen text file editor with none of the usual bells and whistles that might distract you from the job in hand.


      Last version dates from 2010.

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    2. MarkPad is a Text editor for writing in MarkDown-Syntax. It will display the parsed and styled result to the right side of the plain text on the left.

    3. Writer is a free online distraction free writing environment provided by Big Huge Labs.
    4. 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.
    5. 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+


      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.

    6. MultiMarkdown Composer is a text editor for Mac that is designed from the ground up around the MultiMarkdown Syntax.
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    7. Focused offers a distraction-free writing experience with Markdown support and keyboard-focused design to help you relax, stay focused and get work down in the most efficient way possible. FEATURES - Clutter and distraction-free editing experience.
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    8. Deepdwn is a markdown editing suite, designed to organize and edit collections of markdown files. Your files are stored in portable, standard markdown format on your machine.
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    9. A minimalist writing zone, where you can block out all distractions and get to what's important.
    10. Worst Draft is a minimalist word processor that removes the two biggest roadblocks for writers: editing & distractions.
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