WriteRoom Alternatives for Windows

    WriteRoom is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to WriteRoom and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to WriteRoom are FocusWriter (Free, Open Source), Dendron (Free, Open Source), iA Writer (Paid) and WriteMonkey (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 1, 2021

    1. Inspire is a clone of Ulysses for Windows, with many of the core features but not all. Features Elegant, simple markup editor that mimics the Ulyssess (for Mac only) look and feel. Not as feature rich though.
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    2. Q10 is a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind. Q10 is freeware. That's right, you can download and use it at no cost. Q10 is small, fast and keeps out of your way. Press F1 inside Q10 to read the help card.

      Discontinued

      Last version dates from 2011.

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    3. Atlantis is an innovative, no-nonsense word processor carefully designed with the end-user in mind. Compact, fast-loading, but still powerful and efficient, Atlantis will be the perfect companion for a wide range of your word processing tasks, – from simple to most complex.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      The writing application that boosts your writing. Increase focus and writing performance and reduce distractions by separating your creative writing from other activities. Let writing be the only activity you perform in the writing application.
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    4. 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.


    5. Calmly Writer is a professional text editor designed to focus on what you want to tell, with a simple, unobtrusive and distraction-free user interface.
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    6. ZenWriter, a text editor for Windows that cuts out all the distraction and lets you focus on letting your thoughts flow.
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    7. Cold Turkey Writer won't let you quit until you finish your work. Like, literally will not quit.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      TabNote is a free and offline chrome extension which can use to take notes while you are browsing the web. 🤗 🤖 You can customize your TabNote by setting up font size, font color, font family, background color, spell checker etc.
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    8. Liquid Story Binder XE is a uniquely designed word processor for professional and aspiring authors, poets, and novelists. Writing software for those who require the editing ability of a commercial text editor as well as a document tracking system.

      Discontinued

      Last update was around 2011, can still be bought.

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