WordGrinder Alternatives

    WordGrinder is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are seven alternatives to WordGrinder for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and elementary OS. The best alternative is GNU nano, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WordGrinder are FocusWriter (Free, Open Source), JOE (Free, Open Source), PyRoom (Free, Open Source) and WriteRoom (Paid).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

    1. GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search and replace, go to line and column number, auto-indentation, feature toggles, internationalization support, and filename tab completion.
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    2. FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work.
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    3. JOE is a full featured terminal-based screen editor which is distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). JOE has been around since 1988 and comes standard with many Linux distributions.
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    4. 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.

    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+

      Discontinued

      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. uFocus 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!
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    7. Minimal, focused writing app for Elementary OS.
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