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  • 5.0 stars

    "Easy Effective Elegant Word Processor"

    November 14, 2011  |   By prston

    Pros

    Easy Effective Effective method of writing. Peaceful & beautiful software for writing. Unusually wonderful.

    Cons

    None, really. It perfectly does what it is supposed to do. It is what it is.

    Summary

    If elegance is simplicity, then Zen Writer defines elegance.
    Zen Writer is notable for its lack of features...but that is also its great strength. Zen Writer provides the bare minimum of tools needed to write effectively. But it also provides a very pleasant background (from a collection of several...you pick). Also, if you so desire, it plays peaceful music while you write.

    Zen Writer is well-named: it is designed to get you into the Zen of writing! At first, I thought 'how strange' but after trying it for a few minutes, I realized, 'how very nice'. The best way to understand Zen Writer is to simply experience it.

    Zen Writer can import RTF files and export RTF files. So, whatever you write can be imported to Microsoft Office Word. Thus, Zen Writer is a wonderful program for writing pure text, which is later sent to a more sophisticated program for advanced formatting and multimedia enrichment.

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  • Reply by Imogen7Ryan on October 22, 2012

    Thank you prston for your in-depth review. I rarely use a word processor and am very glad that you mentioned about the RTF, so if I do write something in Zen Writer for business, I will be able to edit it in a regular WP. I love it. I have 'Omm Writer' but Zen knocks the socks off it! Thanks again very much. Imogen.

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