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YEdit Alternatives

YEdit is described as 'yEdit2 is a simple text editor with frequent auto-backups and a countdown word counter' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to YEdit for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is FocusWriter, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like YEdit are WriteMonkey, Q10, Byword and Dark Room.

YEdit alternatives are mainly Word Processors but may also be Text Editors or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of YEdit.
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  1. FocusWriter icon

    FocusWriter

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    88 alternatives to FocusWriter 

    FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work. The program autosaves your progress, and reloads the last files you had open to make it easy to jump back in during your next writing session, and has many...

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    1.  Distraction-freeFocusWriter has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  PortableFocusWriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    WriteMonkey

    • Windows
    94 alternatives to WriteMonkey 

    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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    1.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in WriteMonkey to stay focused and productive.
    2.  Distraction-freeWriteMonkey has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    3.  Support for MarkDownWriteMonkey supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    4.  PortableWriteMonkey can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Q10

    • Windows
    38 alternatives to Q10 

    Q10 is a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind.

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    1.  PortableQ10 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Distraction-freeQ10 has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    Discontinued

    Last version dates from 2011.

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    Byword

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    156 alternatives to Byword 

    Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownByword supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Works OfflineByword can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Dark Room

    36 alternatives to Dark Room 

    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.

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    1.  Distraction-freeDark Room has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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    Big Huge Labs Writer

    • Online
    26 alternatives to Big Huge Labs Writer 

    Writer is a free online distraction free writing environment provided by Big Huge Labs.

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    1.  Works OfflineBig Huge Labs Writer can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Ad-freeBig Huge Labs Writer doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    JDarkRoom

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    40 alternatives to JDarkRoom 

    JDarkRoom is a popular, simple full-screen text file editor with none of the usual bells and whistles that might distract you from the job in hand. If you are writing a speech, novel, essay, thesis or just need to be able to concentrate on your writing, then JDarkRoom may help...

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    Discontinued

    Last version dates from 2010.

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    WriteRoom

    • Mac
    101 alternatives to WriteRoom 

    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+

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    1.  Distraction-freeWriteRoom has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    Discontinued

    The program is no longer available for iOS. The Mac version, v3.2.1, released in August 2012, can be still bought from the AppStore.

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    MarkMyWords

    84 alternatives to MarkMyWords 

    MarkMyWords is the ideal markup-writing tool for authors. By using Markdown, MultiMarkdown, Textile, Wikitext, HTML or BBCode MarkMyWords makes writing articles for the web a breeze and remains platform-independent by using plain text documents.

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    1.  Distraction-freeMarkMyWords has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  Support for MarkDownMarkMyWords supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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      ImmersEd

      • Windows
      35 alternatives to ImmersEd 

      ImmersEd is a free full-screen editor for writing with minimal distractions. It supports embedded notes, configurable visual themes, sound themes for audio feedback when typing, simple text mark-up support for bold and italic emphasis, live spell-check, auto-save, backup folder...

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      1.  PortableImmersEd can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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