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App Specs
File size:
1.57 MB
March 14, 2011
January 9, 2013

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The easiest way to write Markdown and rich text on your Mac.

iCloud and Dropbox sync allow easy backup and syncing with the new Byword for iPhone and iPad application.

✭ Enhanced for OS X Lion
  • iCloud: Sync your documents seamlessly across your devices
  • Full-screen: Get even more immersed in your words
  • Autosave: Time to stop worrying about saving your work
  • Versions: Review past iterations of your compositions
  • Resume: Always open your documents where you left off

    ✭ Features
  • Fast
  • Well designed
  • Markdown smart editing
  • MultiMarkdown extensions
  • Comprehensive keyboard shortcuts
  • Soothing light theme and dark theme
  • Accessory elements fade away when typing
  • Word and character counters with live update
  • Autosave and document recovery for OS X Snow Leopard
  • In-app themed HTML previews for MultiMarkdown documents
  • Export MultiMarkdown documents to PDF, HTML, Word, RTF and LaTeX

    ✭ More
  • Auto-pairing
  • Auto-wrapping
  • List continuations
  • Typewriter scrolling mode
  • Great text manipulation helpers
  • QuickCursor support via ODB Suite
  • Complete Accessibility API support
  • Smart substitutions for quotes, dashes & links
  • Spell and Grammar checking and Dictionary lookup (⌃⌘D)

    ✭ Support
    We are proud to provide a super friendly personal customer support over email. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact us using one the methods below.


  • What's New
  • OS X Mountain Lion compatibility
  • Enhanced for the new MacBook Pro with Retina display
  • Minor bug fixes

  • Byword (com.metaclassy.byword) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of

    Operating System: Mac

    Minimum OS version: 10.6

    Copyright: (c) Metaclassy, Lda.