word processors

PolyEdit Lite – added 6/16/2009

PolyEdit Lite is a word processor that is designed to be lightweight, reliable, easy-to-use and extremely fast. It has all of the standard capabilities you expect from a word processor and also introduces some innovative features that will make your work more efficient. PolyEdit Lite is a great replacement for both WordPad and Notepad and in many cases can replace even word processors such as MS Word and WordPerfect.

LyX – added 8/19/2008

LyX is a document processor for people who want their writing to look great, right out of the box. LyX combines the power and flexibility of TeX/LaTeX with the ease of use of a graphical interface. This results in world-class support for creation of mathematical content (via a fully integrated equation editor) and structured documents like academic articles, theses, and books. In addition, staples of scientific authoring such as reference list and index creation come standard. But you can also use LyX to create a letter or a novel or a theatre play or film script. A broad array of ready, well-designed document layouts are built in.

JDarkRoom – added 2/26/2008

JDarkRoom is a barebones full-screen text file editor with none of the usual bells and whistles that might distract you from the job in hand. If you are writing a novel, essay, thesis or just need to be able to concentrate on your writing, then JDarkRoom may help you. JDarkRoom has support for central-european character sets, word/line/character count, recent files list, auto-save backups, search, and a command-reminder strip can be displayed at the bottom of the screen.

Dark Room – added 11/13/2007

Dark Room is a full screen, distraction free, writing environment. Unlike standard word processors that focus on features, Dark Room is just about you and your text. Basically, Dark Room is a clone of the original WriteRoom that is an OS X (tiger) exclusive application. It is a child of necessity, as there were no viable alternatives in Windows to produce the same behavior. Sure, you can kind of emulate the behavior by jumping through a bunch of hoops in Word/Writer, but it isn’t the same. Also, you can do something similar in emacs, but who wants to learn a bunch of obscure keyboard shortcuts? The goal of the project is to capture the essence of WriteRoom, while keeping it simple and just as free.

Q10 – added 11/13/2007

Q10 is a simple but powerful text editor designed and built with writers in mind with many powerful features such as: realtime statistics, customizable look and paragraph format, USB portable, timer alarm, spellchecker, read and write ANSI and UTF-8 text and lots more all in a file that is less than 360Kb in size!

WinPad – added 10/17/2006

WinPad is a full featured RTF (Rich Text Format) and text file editor. It’s an ideal replacement for Windows Notepad with more than basic text formatting features. With it’s simple interface and good looks it will soon become an indispensable part of your PC.

Textplorer – added 10/6/2006

Textplorer is a fast and compact text editor for text, binary and structured data files in text format which features the coloring of data fields of structured text files.

Sudden View – added 6/30/2006

Sudden View is a radical alternative to the standard approach for editing text. It promotes Copy, Cut, Paste and Move to Directly Manipulated mouse control, allowing you to move text around the screen in a visually live fashion. Sudden View produces the effect of sliding magnetic letters on a refrigerator, except without resistance.

Atlantis Nova – added 12/1/2005

Atlantis Nova is the basic version of the Atlantis Word Processor. Atlantis is a full-featured Word Processor for Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP. Atlantis has been carefully designed with the end-user in mind. When processing text is work enough, the last thing you need is a bloated software with a slow and awkward interface. Very compact, Atlantis takes only 650 Kb of hard disk space in minimal configuration and so will easily launch from a floppy for maximum portability. Also Atlantis Nova has a very small memory footprint. (last freeware version!)

CopyWriter – added 10/02/2005

CopyWriter is a no nonsense, basic editor for all day use. As a lightweigt general purpose editor it is capable of opening *.txt, *.rtf, *.doc and binary files. It has a range of plug-ins, or “utilities”, such as a calendar, color dialog, export to html, Spellchecker, Remove HTML Tags, HTML Character Map, and extended clipboard.

Angel Writer – added 8/15/2005

Angel Writer is a text editor allowing you to create impressive documents that contain formatted text, graphics and tables. You can learn how to work with Angel Writer in five minutes since it is very similar to Microsoft Word. A comfortable interface, small size and high performance rate. Besides, Angel Writer has rich features for editing text and creating documents in various formats (TXT, RTF, HTML).

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