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  • 5.0 stars

    "Really Great and Efficient Productivity Application"

    May 5, 2012  |   By NJvincanity


    Free, Really fast, Full Screen Mode (no distractions), most formatting is available


    - Not COMPLETELY compatible with formatting in full-fledged word processors such as Word, LibreOffice (OpenOffice)
    - Some formatting features are cumbersome to access


    Bean is a great productivity application. If you do note taking, write essays, or write anything that doesn't require a HUGE amounts of formatting, then Bean is a great option! It's not the most compatible word processor on the planet, but its one of the fastest! Opens in no time. Overall, it is a great, lite word processor. NOTE: use the "inspector" if you want easier access to formatting

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