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File size:
18.13 MB
December 14, 2016
January 5, 2017

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Version 3.0 is FINALLY here! Completely rewritten and redesigned, built exclusively for WordPress.

FEATURED WORLDWIDE as Best New App of 2016 and 2017!

Building on the award-winning track record via Apple: "Best App of 2014" and "Best App of 2015"!


"Desk focuses on what matters most: Writing."

John Gruber, Daring Fireball

"A painless writing and blogging tool for Mac. After using it for a few days, it has become my default text editor."

Steven Sande, TUAW

Featured WORLDWIDE by Apple as "Best New App", listed as a "Top Blogging & Writing App"!


Desk is a premium writing experience for all types of writers, bloggers, thinkers, and doers.

Whether you're a casual enthusiast, the weekend writer, blogger, or digital publishing professional, you'll find Desk to be a much-needed breath of fresh air.

Designed to marry both function and form, it is the desktop publishing client that you've always wanted: Simple, intuitive, powerful, and fast.

Fall in love (again) with writing via an app that helps you focus and concentrate on what matters most: Your thoughts as they coalesce into written form.

Then publish them to your own digital property and WordPress blog (self-hosted, .com).

## Focused Writing Experience ##

Focus on what matters the most and remove everything else.

  • Clean, simple, and a true distraction-free interface
  • Typewriter Mode for the serious focus and productivity
  • Themes and styles including font treatments, style, size, and column width
  • Use our streamlined WYSIWYG editor or Markdown.
  • Shortcuts for maximum speed (Formatting, Publishing, and more)
  • Assortment of writing modes and visual styles (Full-Screen, Transparency, Day & Night, Font and Text Treatments, Responsive Layouts, Floating)

    ## Sync & Backup ##

    Whether you're on the go or connected to a fiber line you'll be ready when inspiration strikes.

  • Save your work locally with powerful "Offline" mode
  • iCloud integration for maximum portability
  • Automatic backups (Autosave) while you write (iCloud and Offline)

    ## Powerful Publishing and Content Management ##

    NEW! Write, college, categorize, and tag your work! You can then publish your selected works to multiple WordPress blogs and edit existing posts with ease!

  • Access, edit, and update existing posts and drafts
  • Schedule posts for later publishing
  • Drag-and-drop images, add captions
  • Support for embedded media (YouTube, Vimeo and more coming soon)
  • Custom features for each publishing platform (e.g. Featured images, categories, tags, custom slugs/URLs, labels, and more)
  • "Quick Publishing" for even greater speed
  • Preview mode with real-time updating

    ## Organization & Utility ##

    Your content, your way.

  • Intuitive new Preview Mode
  • Real-time meta information (Character and word count, Time to Read, Writing Mode)
  • Search and replace, dictation, spelling, grammar, and more
  • Powerful use of native macOS capabilities
  • Export as HTML, RTF, PDF, DOCX, TXT, MD

    ## Support & Community ##

    I couldn't do any of this without you and your support - it means a ton to me, so, THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

    You can always ping me here:
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  • Desk (com.desk.main) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is Desk 15.