Free WriteRoom Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to WriteRoom for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to WriteRoom and many of them is available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to WriteRoom are Bear (Freemium), Dendron (Free, Open Source), iA Writer (Paid) and Ulysses (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 11, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • Windows
      • iPhone
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      iText is an intuitive and refined text editor with word processing completely rewritten in Cocoa (so works with Afloat), and is suitable for both Power PC and Intel Macs. iText provides the simplest way to make gorgeous manuscripts on your Mac!
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    1. Qute for PC/Mac is a text editor with Markdown and TeX support. Qute offers per paragraph preview, i.e., users can switch between editing the source and viewing a rich text rendering with typeset formulas for each paragraph separately.


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    2. Once upon a time, people pounded out their memos and missives on a typewriter. There was no backspace, spell check, or fancy formatting, just forward movement, and muttered obscenities when you screwed up. Typewriter brings some of that ink-stained experience back.


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