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App Specs
File size:
1.28 MB
May 27, 2011
January 9, 2013

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iA Writer makes sure that all your thought goes into the text - and not into the program. The pure pleasure of writing.

"Minimalism at its finest" ✭✭✭✭✭ GigaOM
"A practically ideal writing environment" ✭✭✭✭✭ NZZ
"I thought TextEdit was simple until I tried Writer" ✭✭✭✭✭ Erik Spiekermann

  • Auto Markdown subtly formats your text on-screen without taking your hands off the keyboard
  • Focus Mode (patent pending) helps you write one sentence at a time, one thought at a time
  • Reading Time tells you how long it takes to read your text

    A better tool doesn't make a better craftsman, but a good tool makes working a pleasure.

  • Focus Mode (Command-D)
  • Full Screen (Control-Command-F)
  • In-app preview panel (Command-R)
  • Auto Markdown
  • Reading Time, plus word and character count
  • Custom typeface, carefully set for optimal readability
  • Easy-to-find strong blue cursor
  • Autosave
  • Real-time iCloud sync with folder support
  • Ready for Retina displays
  • Mountain Lion ready

    1. Currently ONLY LATIN ALPHABET LANGUAGES, GREEK AND RUSSIAN are officially supported (NO Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Thai, Hebrew, Arabic etc support... yet).
    2. Writer has no settings: with Writer you cannot fumble with fonts and colors. All you can do is write.
    3. Writer uses plain text files, such as .txt and .md (but not .doc or .docx), in "UTF-8" encoding.

  • Visit www.iawriter.comfor information about Writer
  • Visit support.iawriter.com for articles, support and discussion
  • Let us know what you think on Twitter @iAWriter

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

  • What's New
  • Responsive design: resize the window to change font size
  • In-app preview panel (Command-R)
  • Optimized for Retina displays
  • Formatted QuickLook preview
  • Standardized Find and Replace
  • Selection-sensitive word count

  • iA Writer (jp.informationarchitects.writerformacosx) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com.

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/iA Writer.app

    Minimum OS version: 10.6

    Copyright: Copyright (c) 2010-2011 Information Architects Inc. All Rights Reserved.