What's New

# Support for MultiMarkdown’s Table of Contents
- Add `{{TOC}}` to your documents to have a table of contents generated in Preview
- `TOC` button available for the keyboard bar adds this for you
- An entry is made for each heading in the document
- Click a TOC entry to jump to that section of the document

# Search supports advanced syntax
- Search for specific terms by quoting `"search query"`
- Match the first word of name or text using `^word`
- Use set operators `AND`, `OR`, and `NOT`
- Search for names or texts that contain a specific word with `name:notes` or `text:"book"`
- See the full description and examples in Help

# Added new hardware keyboard shortcuts for structure actions
- Shift Right `tab`
- Shift Left `⇧tab`
- Move Line Up `⌘⌥↑`
- Move Line Down `⌘⌥↓`

# Other Improvements
- Improved code block detection
- Added commands to transform selected text into upper, lower, and title case
- Added File → Rename

# Fixes
- Fixed an issue where keyboard was dismissed when toggling night mode from keyboard
- Fixed issues which happened when typing punctuation from keyboard bar after accepting QuickType predictions
- Search results are now sorted by relevancy
- Fixed an issue where Library did not remember paths in Dropbox
- Fixed an issue where text view could fail to edit
- Fixed an issue where Preview could fail to sync with Editor
- Fixed frequent errors when editing documents from File → Open

App Description

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

Best of App Store 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015

# Unmatched Writing Experience
iA Writer is designed to provide the best digital writing experience: Keep your hands on the keyboard and your mind in the text.

# Swipe Right to Library
With a swipe to the right you have easy access to all your texts in one place.

# Swipe Left to Preview
iA Writer consciously separates form and content. It optimizes plain text writing while offering stellar formatted export—with world class typography.

# Customizable Keyboard Bar
Tap and hold Keyboard Bar keys for an extra level of options. Continue holding to rearrange your keys, and tap to customize.

# Focus Mode and Syntax Control
iA Writer is famous for offering a deeper focus on your text. Its unique tools improve your writing style by honing your concentration: One sentence at a time, or by highlighting different parts of speech.

# All Your Documents on All Your Devices
With seamless Dropbox and iCloud sync, iA Writer keeps your documents safe and at hand on whatever device you are using when inspiration strikes.

# Features
- Configurable Keyboard Bar
- Convert formatting to Microsoft® Word .docx, and back again
- Also export formatting to HTML and beautifully styled PDF
- Synchronized scrolling Markdown Preview
- Beautiful Preview templates with curated fonts
- Real-time iCloud and Dropbox sync
- Focus Mode fades all but the current sentence, for maximum concentration
- Full-text search for iCloud documents
- In-document Find and Replace
- Auto Markdown formats text on-screen
- Night Mode
- Reading Time; plus sentence, word, and character count
- Customized for Retina displays
- Handoff support

# Contact
- Visit ia.net/writer for more information
- Visit ia.net/writer/support for support and feedback
- Let us know what you think on Twitter @iAWriter

Please consider rating us on the App Store, it really helps.

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

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • December 19, 2013 Initial release
  • May 01, 2014 New version 1.1
  • May 27, 2014 New version 1.1.1
  • June 02, 2014 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $4.99
  • June 08, 2014 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • June 29, 2014 Price increase: $9.99 -> $19.99
  • July 15, 2014 New version 1.2
  • July 17, 2014 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $14.99
  • July 25, 2014 Price increase: $14.99 -> $19.99
  • August 06, 2014 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $4.99
  • August 16, 2014 Price increase: $4.99 -> $19.99
  • August 27, 2014 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $9.99
  • October 02, 2014 New version 1.3
  • October 18, 2014 New version 1.4
  • November 18, 2014 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • December 15, 2014 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • February 22, 2015 New version 1.5
  • May 17, 2015 New version 1.5.1
  • August 14, 2015 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • August 22, 2015 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • September 13, 2015 New version 3.0
  • September 22, 2015 New version 3.0.1
  • October 09, 2015 New version 3.0.2
  • November 15, 2015 New version 3.0.3
  • November 28, 2015 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • December 05, 2015 New version 3.0.4
  • February 02, 2016 New version 3.1
  • February 05, 2016 New version 3.1.1
  • February 29, 2016 New version 3.1.2