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OmPad is described as 'free, simple, powerful, beautiful and minimal writing app that helps you focus and concentrate on writing great content. Format your text with headings, bold, italic, links, images, lists, code and quotes' and is a Word Processor in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to OmPad, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is FocusWriter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to OmPad are iA Writer, WriteMonkey, OmmWriter and JotterPad.

OmPad alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Word Processors or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OmPad.
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  1. FocusWriter icon

    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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    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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    OmmWriter

    • Mac
    • Windows
    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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      JotterPad

      • Android
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      37 alternatives to JotterPad 

      Designed for creative writers, JotterPad is a plain text editor without the fuss and distraction of a word processor. It is perfect for writing books, novels, lyrics, poems, essays, drafts and screenplays.

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      1.  Ad-freeJotterPad doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
      2.  Distraction-freeJotterPad has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
      3.  Support for MarkDownJotterPad supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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      750 Words

      23 alternatives to 750 Words 

      750 Words is an online plain text editor with autosave and fullscreen edit options, 750 Words also lets you track your progress and earn points for achievements. Login with Google, Yahoo or Facebook Connect.

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      1.  Lightweight750 Words consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      2.  Distraction-free750 Words has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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      Byword

      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      155 alternatives to Byword 

      Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.

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      1.  Support for MarkDownByword supports MarkDown for document formatting.
      2.  Works OfflineByword can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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      Atlantis Word Processor

      78 alternatives to Atlantis Word Processor 

      Atlantis is an innovative, no-nonsense word processor carefully designed with the end-user in mind. Compact, fast-loading, but still powerful and efficient, Atlantis will be the perfect companion for a wide range of your word processing tasks, – from simple to most complex.

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      1.  LightweightAtlantis Word Processor consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      2.  Spell CheckingAtlantis Word Processor can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
      3.  PortableAtlantis Word Processor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      WriteNext

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      14 alternatives to WriteNext 

      The writing application that boosts your writing. Increase focus and writing performance and reduce distractions by separating your creative writing from other activities. Let writing be the only activity you perform in the writing application.

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      Discontinued

      The website is still up and running, but Twitter said "it's going to shut down on November 01 2020 but found someone interested in taking over" but no news came ever since then. The Facebook page was last updated in 2021.

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      Bean

      • Mac
      67 alternatives to Bean 

      Bean is a small, easy-to-use word processor that is designed to make writing convenient, efficient and comfortable. Bean is lean, fast and uncluttered. It starts up quickly, has a live word count, and is easy on the eyes. Also, Bean is available free of charge.

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      1.  Spell CheckingBean can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
      2.  LightweightBean consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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