Mytextfile Alternatives

    Mytextfile is described as 'MyTextFile is ajax-powered online text editor for a single plain text file' and is a Text Editor in the News & Books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Mytextfile, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Mytextfile are WriteMonkey (Freemium), True Novelist (Free), Byword (Paid) and Q10 (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 29, 2016

    1. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc. Outliner Organize your thoughts and snippets in a hierarchical manner. Organize them as you wish, reorganize them on the go.
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    2. 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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    3. True Novelist provides a way for authors to write their novel online, organize their story, view statistics about their project and writing habits, set goals, keep track of related research, and more.
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    4. Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.
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    5. Q10 is a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind. Q10 is freeware. That's right, you can download and use it at no cost. Q10 is small, fast and keeps out of your way. Press F1 inside Q10 to read the help card.

      Discontinued

      Last version dates from 2011.

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    6. 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.
    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. 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.

    10. 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.

      Discontinued

      Last version dates from 2010.

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