the clutter of word-processing programs on the iPad and the Mac. Staying focused and resisting distractions is a key to being successful in school. (... tools like Dropbox and OmmWriter make studying a snap. OmmWriter for iPad] is supposed to be simple and beautiful, and judged on those criteria, it's a winner.

OmmWriter alternatives

  • Write!

  • Write! is a distraction-free text editor that boosts your productivity. It supports markdown syntax, spell-checker, cloud integration and much more!

    tags: cloud-sync distraction-free-writing markdown markdown-editor markdown-support
  • 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 other features that make it such that only one thing matters: your writing.

    tags: Portable auto-hide-toolbar auto-saving customizable distraction-free-writing
  • iA Writer

  • 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. Many professional writers use SimpleText or Textedit because these are the only writing programs that are totally distraction free. But text editors are not perfect. That's why we made Writer.

    tags: distraction-free-writing no-distraction text-editor writing-editor
  • WriteMonkey

  • Writemonkey is a Windows zenware writing application with an extremely stripped down user interface, leaving you alone with your thoughts and your words. It is light, fast and free. With an array of innovative tools under the hood and full Markdown support, it helps you write better.

    tags: Portable customizable distraction-free-writing full-screen-text-editor fullscreen-support
  • Byword

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

    tags: distraction-free-writing dropbox-integration grammar-checker markdown offline-access
  • 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+

    tags: Discontinued fullscreen-support no-distraction note-taking share-documents
  • OmPad

  • OmPad is a free, simple, powerful, beautiful and minimal writing app that helps you focus and concentrate on writing great content. Format your text with headings, bold, italic, links, images, lists, code and quotes.

    tags: Portable distraction-free-writing lightweight no-distraction text-editor
  • Atlantis Word Processor

  • 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.

    tags: Portable word-processing office-tool office-utility
  • Calmly Writer

  • 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.

    tags: markdown word-processing no-distraction
  • Writebox

  • Writebox is a simple and distraction-free text editor for Chrome and iPhone/iPad. Writebox helps you to concentrate on writing and seamlessly syncs your text writings across all your devices with Dropbox and/or Google Drive.

    tags: chrome-extension cloud-sync distraction-free-writing dropbox-sync google-drive
  • JotterPad

  • Designed for creative writers, JotterPad is a plain text editor without the fuss and distraction of a word processor. It is perfect for writing books, novels, lyrics, poems, essays, drafts and screenplays. The clean typing interface allows you to focus on shaping your thoughts into text. Dive into your work without having any distractions and write to your hearts’ content.

    tags: ad-free distraction-free-writing dropbox-integration ebook-writer fountain
  • ZenWriter

  • ZenWriter, a text editor for Windows that cuts out all the distraction and lets you focus on letting your thoughts flow.It’s a full screen, zen-like program that offers few formatting options but a whole lot of tranquility. If you find yourself, skipping between tabs in your browser checking up on email and Facebook when you’re meant to be writing, ZenWriter is the solution to your distracted mind

    tags: distraction-free-writing fullscreen-support text-editor word-processing
  • SmartDown

  • A zen and efficient MarkDown editor for Windows- Integrated library: All your files in the same place with Cloud (OneDrive, Dropbox, ...)support- Improve your creativity : Hightlight mode, full screen mode- Integrated Wordpress publishing- Easy to use: Smart format popup- Epub and MS Word export formats- Advanced Markdown: Tables, footnotes, critic markup...

    tags: Portable blogging html markdown markdown-editor