WriteRoom for Mac

WriteRoom for Mac

Average User Rating:
4.8
out of 18 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
2.3.7
File Size:
8.24MB
Date Added:
February 04, 2008
Price:
Purchase; $24.95 to buy
Operating Systems:
Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC
Total Downloads:
1,542
Downloads Last Week:
3
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Mac OS X 10.4 or later

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  • All Versions:

    4.8

    out of 18 votes

    • 5 star: 17
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 1
  • Current Version:

    4.0

    out of 4 votes

    • 5 star: 3
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 1
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  • 5 stars

    "Focuses the mind."

    March 17, 2011   |   By ThomasHarte

    Version: WriteRoom 2.3.7

    Pros

    Minimalist, even to the extent of dealing with files for you, fast and light.

    Cons

    Could be cheaper; same functionality built into StoryMill which costs twice as much but does about ten times as much if you're looking towards writing character driven prose.

    Summary

    It's a c.1985 digital typewriter, for your Mac. A great tool for when you want to focus on getting some text onto the screen, without distractions.

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  • 5 stars

    "writing with this program will not make your eyes tired"

    November 29, 2010   |   By salidown

    Version: WriteRoom 2.3.7

    Pros

    I like the blank dark screen and various format's that it represents.

    Cons

    it's expensive. but it's worthy.

    Summary

    I tried many opensource and free programs most of them are not even close to Writeroom!
    with help of this program I really could focus just on what I intend to write and after I finished my writing I can save it any format I like. And above all it doesn't make my eyes tired.

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  • 5 stars

    "The only software that helps you focus on writing."

    November 29, 2010   |   By ilgaar

    Version: WriteRoom 2.3.7

    Pros

    Great when you want to focus on writing, without a distraction, excellent when you need those features from complex word processors. above all it supports most common and proprietary format like .doc, .docx and many more.

    Cons

    It's a bit expensive but the usefulness of the product makes it worthy.

    Summary

    A genius idea to keep the writer focused on his thoughts and write down his ideas without distraction while having features, options and many functions when you need them.

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  • 1 stars

    "This is a joke, right?"

    November 07, 2009   |   By Joe M

    Version: WriteRoom 2.3.7

    Pros

    Retro-looking display, if you're into that kind of thing.

    Cons

    Costs 25 bucks, and gives almost nothing in return.

    Summary

    Look, I understand the appeal of streamlined, even minimalist applications, but this is stupid. 25 bucks for a TextEdit shell that actually removes functionality from the rich text editor that comes included with OS X.

    For what? A "distraction-free" display? Just how ADD must you be to get "distracted" by TextEdit? If your are bent on having a retro-looking editing screen, download Bean for free, which gives you that option.

    I can't help but think this was intended as a joke by the program author...

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