WriteRoom is described as '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+' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to WriteRoom for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WriteRoom are FocusWriter (Free, Open Source), Bear (Freemium), Dendron (Free, Open Source) and iA Writer (Paid).
Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc. Outliner Organize your thoughts and snippets in a hierarchical manner. Organize them as you wish, reorganize them on the go.
Bear is a beautiful and flexible writing app for note-taking and prose, both on the go for iOS devices and for the Mac OS desktop. KEY FEATURES - Stay organized by linking notes to each other. - Use hashtags to organize and add context to notes.
Dendron is an open-source, local-first, markdown-based, note-taking tool built on top of VSCode. It supports all the usual features you would expect like tagging, backlinks, a graph view, split panes, and so forth.
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.
Ulysses is a text editor for creative writers. Used by bloggers, poets, students and published novelists all over the world, it offers an integrated environment to brainstorm, draft, revise and even submit text on a professional level.
WriteRoom is a minimalistic text editor designed for distraction-free writing. It creates .TXT and .RTF by design, and let's you focus on writing. Furthermore, WriteRoom is not an online layout editor.
Negative comment • 8 months ago
WriteRoom is designed for distraction-free writing. That's its raison d'être. Any writing software that doesn't somehow reduce distraction is not an alternative to it.