20 Fantastic Full Screen Text Editor for Distraction Free Writing

February 7, 2009 – 9:15 pm

It is easy to get distracted when using a computer. There are internet browsers, instant messengers, music players, and beautiful things sitting on your desktop. If you are doing something important like finishing a blog post, these distractions can greatly decrease productivity. One easy way to get over this is to use a full screen text editor.

A full screen text editor hides all the digital distractions from your view, leaving you with a minimalistic editing screen, a blinking cursor and maybe some simple editing tools. Therefore, you can churn out all the creative juices from your head to the screen, minus all the distractions.

distraction-free-environment

 

Below are 20 fantastic full screen text editor if you are looking for a distraction free environment:

Windows Full Screen Text Editors

1- DarkRoom

darkroom

Dark Room is a clone of WriteRoom (another full screen editor for Mac OS X) for Windows. Simple and free for all. Praised by many.

 

2- JDarkRoom

Another popular full screen editor with features such as auto-save backups, mouse wheel scrolling, character count and more. Can run on other platforms too.

 

3- Q10

q10

If you are looking for a full screen editor with advanced features, Q10 is a cool choice. Also available in portable mode so you can carry it in your thumb drive.

 

Online Full Screen Editors

4- DarkCopy

Another clone of WriteRoom, only that it is web-based!

 

5- Writer

Writer dubbed itself as “the Internet typewriter”. Go figure!

 

6- MyTextFile

mytextfile

Have a Google account? Login to MyTextFile, an ajax-powered online text editor for typing plain text files.

 

Mac Only

7- WriteRoom

writeroom

“Walk into WriteRoom, and watch your distractions fade away”. The most popular full screen text editor among Mac users.

 

8- Scriviner

scriviner

Scriviner offers one of the most most beautiful distraction-free modes available.

 

9- CopyWrite

Advances Mac text editor with project management capabilities.

 

Editors / Word Processors with Full Screen Modes

10- AbiWord

abiword

A popular open-source word processor that offers full screen view.

 

11- Microsoft Word

Surprised? Try viewing your documents in Normal view and go Full Screen.

 

12- Notepad SX

notepad-sx

A better, feature-rich notepad clone that comes in full.

 

13- WordPress 2.5

Blogger rejoice! WordPress nowadays has a full screen mode (alt + shift + g).

 

Linux

14- Vi / Vim

The king of Unix text editors. It is just you and your terminal.

 

15- FTE

A full screen text editor specially designed for developers.

 

16- PyRoom

“PyRoom is a free editor that stays out your way – and keeps other things out of your way, too.”

 

17- RubyRoom

rubyroom

Rubyroom is a full-screen text editor which gives you a complete workspace for your text, and nothing else.

 

Others

18- WriteMonkey

WriteMonkey is a “zenware” for creative, distraction-free writing. Small, stable, fast and features-laden.

 

19- WestEdit

wesedit

A simple, old school text editor and typewriter. No fancy features.

 

20- Jer’s Novel Writer

A full screen text editor aimed for creative, large writing projects.

 

If you are ever in need of a distraction free writing, try one of the 20 full screen text editors above! One of them will definitely capture your heart! Enjoy!

Tags: , , , , ,

Join testking 640-863 online training program to get free testking 642-825 tutorials and testking 70-647 live demos and learn the new IT skills using these free resources.

Share!

Related Posts:


Post a Comment