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    WriteMonkey Alternatives

    WriteMonkey is described as 'Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your thoughts and your words' and is a very popular Text Editor in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to WriteMonkey for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. Most alternatives are Text Editors and Word Processors. The best alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Zettlr or Mark Text. Other great apps like WriteMonkey are Typora (Paid), Manuskript (Free, Open Source), FocusWriter (Free, Open Source) and ghostwriter (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 30, 2022
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    1. Joplin is a free, open source note taking and to-do application, which can handle a large number of notes organised into notebooks. The notes are searchable, can be copied, tagged and modified either from the applications directly or from your own text editor.
      Joplin vs WriteMonkey opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Joplin is for collecting a lot of mostly short documents, not for focused writing.
      Top negative comment  almost 3 years ago

      alelondon not the same category or purpose
      Negative comment 23 days ago

      neotrino Not minimal or lightweight
      Negative comment about 1 month ago

      Joplin's main purpose is taking & syncing notes.
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

      Not an editor but a note taking app
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

    2. Typora will give you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions.

    3. Zettlr is a supercharged markdown editor that combines many writing editor features and collect them in one application. It aims at speeding up your workflow and help you write without any interruptions.
    4. Mark Text is a Markdown editor for Mac, Windows and Linux. It is a concise text editor, dedicated to improving your editing efficiency.
    5. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

    6. FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work.
      FocusWriter vs WriteMonkey opinions
      Almost everyone thinks FocusWriter is a great alternative to WriteMonkey.
      callyw FocusWriter has similar window customization, such as, background/foreground colour, font size and type selection and sizing. It is also Portable and is also free. Not as many features as WriteMonkey, but the distraction-free enviroment is the same.
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

      They're about even. I did a lot of writing with both of them.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

    7. No excuses. No distractions. Just write. ghostwriter is a feature-rich text editor using Markdown syntax which makes it suitable for note-taking, document redaction, simple HTML website creation and much more.
    8. Notepad3 is a fast and light-weight Scintilla-based text editor with syntax highlighting. It has a small memory footprint, but is powerful enough to handle most programming jobs.
    9. 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.
    10. Haroopad is a markdown enabled document processor for creating web-friendly documents. You can author various formats of documents such as blog article, slide, presentation, report, and e-mail as if experts did.


      The last update was in December 2018.

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