uFocus Alternatives

    uFocus is described as 'is the first distraction-free writing application that lets you open all kinds of plain text files as well as directories, allowing you to structure your stories into chapters, articles, sections ... whatever you wish!' and is a Text Editor in the category. There are more than 10 alternatives to uFocus for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Typora or FocusWriter. Other great apps like uFocus are iA Writer (Paid), Hemingway Editor (Paid), Crossnote (Free, Open Source) and Notepack (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 16, 2021

    1. Epsilon Notes is a text editor for writing texts with Markdown-compatible CommonMark tags. Epsilon Notes can generate pdf and HTML code from your documents. CommonMark is an easy text formatting tool taking only a few minutes to learn, Runs on Android and Windows.
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    2. WordGrinder is a word processor for processing words. It is not WYSIWYG. It is not point and click. It is not a desktop publisher. It is not a text editor. It does not do fonts and it barely does styles. What it does do is words. It's designed for writing text.
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    3. 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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    4. Worst Draft is a minimalist word processor that removes the two biggest roadblocks for writers: editing & distractions.
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    5. 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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    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.

      Discontinued

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    7. scrut.ch is a non-bloated, secure editor with only one main feature: writing. It doesn’t require any registration or user account and is fully end-to-end encrypted.
    8. Monospace is a minimal notes and writing app, built from the ground up with a designed-for-touch UI. It get's rid of the standard editing features you'd find in standard writing and notes apps and replaces them with a modern-styled, essentials-only formatting popup.
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    9. dType is a lightweight distraction-free text editor for Android. It features a minimalistic interface and an original export/save system. It’s a quick-to-load, distraction-free interface layer between the idea and any app/format of choice.

      Discontinued

      Latest commit 532b9fc on Aug 17, 2013. See https://github.com/wswld/dtype

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