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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 a popular Word Processor in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to WriteRoom for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WriteRoom are FocusWriter, Dendron, Bear and iA Writer.

WriteRoom alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Note-taking Tools or Word Processors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WriteRoom.
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  1. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

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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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    FocusWriter vs WriteRoom opinions
    Almost everyone thinks FocusWriter is a great alternative to WriteRoom.

    Good program for writing textes.

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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.

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  5. 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.

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  6. Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your thoughts and your words.

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  7. Rentry.co is a markdown pastebin and publishing service with preview, custom urls and editing. Fast, simple and free.

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  8. Focus on your words not the interface. Quoll Writer is a writing application that helps you focus on your words. Clean and uncluttered. Feature rich. Features are where you would expect them to be.

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  9. 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.

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    this app is the most similar

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    OmmWriter

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    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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