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Our Rating: ★★★★☆ :: FOCUSED TEXT EDITING :: Read Our Full Review >>

Simplicity and Focus brought to the iPad for writing and editing text.

What's New

- Added keyboard dismissal when scrolling
- Added support for iOS text shortcuts
- Updated Markdown to handle double-byte spaces gracefully
- Updated font cascade for Asian languages
- Improved German translation
- Improved Keyboard bar
- Improved iCloud syncing
- Fixed Focus Mode button
- Stability improvements

App Description

“Your program is the single most useful and remarkably clever — invisibly so — device for writing that I can name.”
– Augusten Burroughs, bestselling author

“Beautiful and simple” ***** The Guardian
“Everything goes away except for the writing experience” ***** Stephen Fry
“Writer has out-innovated Apple” ***** Fast Company

- Keyboard extension with ← → and punctuation keys
- Focus Mode lets you concentrate on the current sentence (iPad only)
- Custom typeface optimized for iPhone and iPad

- Polished to be easy and clear
- No formatting settings to fiddle with
- No complicated interactions

- Seamless sync between Mac, iPad and iPhone
- Real-time iCloud sync with folder support
- Dropbox integration

1. Writer has no formatting settings: with Writer you cannot fumble with fonts and colors. All you can do is write.
2. Currently only Latin Alphabet languages plus Chinese, Greek, Japanese, and Russian are officially supported (NO Vietnamese, Thai, Hebrew, Arabic etc support… yet).
3. Writer uses plain text files, such as .txt and .md (but not .doc or .docx), in “UTF-8” encoding.

- Visit www.iawriter.com for information about Writer
- Visit support.iawriter.com for support, feedback, and the Writer guide
- Get writing inspiration on Facebook at facebook.com/iawriter
- Let us know what you think on Twitter @iAWriter

We look forward to hearing from you!
— Information Architects Inc.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

August 20, 2014 New version 2.0.1
July 05, 2014 New version 2.0
December 21, 2013 New version 1.9.1
September 02, 2013 New version 1.9
February 19, 2013 New version 1.8
September 21, 2010 Initial Release

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