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Worst Draft Alternatives

Worst Draft is described as 'minimalist word processor that removes the two biggest roadblocks for writers: editing & distractions' and is a Word Processor in the news & books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Worst Draft for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is FocusWriter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Worst Draft are iA Writer, WriteMonkey, OmmWriter and Q10.

Worst Draft alternatives are mainly Word Processors but may also be Text Editors or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Worst Draft.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Java

Worst Draft is a minimalist word processor that removes the two biggest roadblocks for writers: editing & distractions.

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  1. FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableFocusWriter is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ 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

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDowniA Writer supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXiA Writer supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingiA Writer supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineiA Writer can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeiA Writer supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  3. Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your thoughts and your words.

    ⚫︎ Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in WriteMonkey to stay focused and productive.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableWriteMonkey is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownWriteMonkey supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ PortableWriteMonkey can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    The interface, full screen.
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    OmmWriter

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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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  5. Q10 is a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind.

    ⚫︎ PortableQ10 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    Last version dates from 2011.

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    Byword

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

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

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownByword supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineByword can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Dark Room

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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    LightPaper

    • Mac

    LightPaper lets you write your documents/articles/blogs using powerful features such as markdown, folder navigator, real and live preview, shadow notes, multi-tabs, custom styles, distraction free mode, syntax highlighting, math rendering, full GFM support including GitHub...

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownLightPaper supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    OmPad

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    OmPad is a 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableOmPad can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightOmPad consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Default clean theme
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    SSuite NoteBook Editor

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    SSuite NoteBook Editor is a free portable text editor that has all the functionality to start you on writing that important novel, short-story or article, with enough bells and whistles to help out.

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    A full featured and very fast portable text editor for people on the go.
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