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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. Writing on paper, you let go and just get your idea out. You don't get caught up perfecting the words too early. Rough Draft is like writing with pen and paper, so you can't delete words, only cross them out.
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    2. End-to-encrypted, laser-focussed yet elegant editor. No registration, no login, no ads, no tracking, no hassle. Just write. In private or together with others.


    3. Zen helps you to focus on your writing... It's writing only. It's fullscreen. It's Zen.
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    4. Writer is a writing application without the fuss and distraction of a traditional word processor. It's perfect for everything from taking notes to writing a novel on your phone or tablet.
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    5. Koalawriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free plain text editor with customizable background images and ambient music. Like its Mac OS counterpart Ommwriter, its onscreen controls fade out of sight when you begin to type and appear again on mouseover.

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      Last commit dates from 2010, and the last issue (still marked as new) dates from 2013, without an answer.

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    6. An award-winning & beloved desktop publishing client, exclusively for OS X. You are a storyteller, passionate about crafting narratives that capture, express, and delight in what it means to be human.

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    7. Typewrite is a real-time collaborative writing environment with Markdown support, versioning and Dropbox syncing.

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    8. Editorial is a plain text editor for iOS with great Markdown support and powerful automation tools. Whether you write personal notes, todo lists, blog posts, screenplays or your next novel — Editorial provides powerful productivity tools you need.
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    9. MarkMyWords is the ideal markup-writing tool for authors. By using Markdown, MultiMarkdown, Textile, Wikitext, HTML or BBCode MarkMyWords makes writing articles for the web a breeze and remains platform-independent by using plain text documents.
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