1. App Guide
    December 18th, 2014 by Michael Simon

    Markdown editors come in all shapes and sizes. Typed, the newest entry from Realmac, is a decidedly small one. You won’t find a sidebar of documents...

  2. App Guide
    December 2nd, 2014 by Tom Negrino
    BBEdit 11

    I’ve been reviewing (and praising) BBEdit, the superb text editor from Bare Bones Software, in Macworld since 2008, and the application itself has...

  3. App Guide
    July 23rd, 2014 by Dan Frakes
    Marked 2

    Many of us here at Macworld are fans of Markdown, a nifty markup language that lets you write for the web using plain text and a simple formatting...

  4. App Guide
    June 12th, 2014 by Kirk McElhearn
    Write – A Note Taking & Markdown Writing App

    I’ve written about a number of “focused-writing apps” for Mac – text editors that let you focus on your words, shutting out other computer-based...

  5. App Guide
    May 22nd, 2014 by Joe Kissell
    Nisus Writer Pro. Why it’s my trade tool

    Word processing isn’t the most amazing thing a Mac can do. But back in 1991, it was a word processor called Nisus that convinced me to buy my...

  6. Blogs
    December 13th, 2012 by Jason Snell
    Why I’m writing on the iPad

    When I first got my iPad, I immediately changed the email signature to read, “Lovingly handcrafted just for you by Jason Snell.” I did it to remove...

  7. App Guide
    November 29th, 2012 by Nathan Alderman
    Grammarian Pro2 X for Mac

    In my work as a writing coach, I’d appreciate a reliable program that automatically checked text for serious spelling and grammar errors. Despite...

  8. News
    October 6th, 2012 by Bob Brown
    Steve Jobs’ high-school sweetheart writing memoir

    Chrisann Brennan, Steve Jobs’ high school girlfriend and later the mother of his daughter Lisa, plans to release a memoir next year. Not coincidentally,...

  9. News
    August 14th, 2012 by Joyce See
    Apple possible new sponsor for prestigious literary award

    Apple is said have its eyes on being the new sponsor for The Orange Prize for Fiction, a celebrated UK literary prize that is awarded to an exceptional...

  10. Gadget Guide
    July 7th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    iMemo Sticky Note Pad

    Ever wished most things in everyday life were like the iPhone? The famous ‘Post-It’ just got a lot slicker and stickier. A new way to...

  11. App Guide
    June 23rd, 2012 by Nick Spence
    OmmWriter Dana II

    OmmWriter Dana II aims to make writing anything from everyday emails and notes to more considered prose a more focused, pleasurable experience. The...

  12. App Guide
    March 31st, 2012 by Kirk McElhearn
    Clean Writer Pro

    Clean Writer Pro (Mac App Store link) is a $3 text editor that offers support for plain text, Markdown and rich text (RTF). Like many other editors...

  13. App Guide
    January 14th, 2012 by Nick Spence

    Scrivener is an essential writing tool designed to bring order and simplicity to the creation of often-complex long-form prose – from novels to...

  14. Gadget Guide
    January 11th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    NewerTech NuScribe

    The NuScribe combines the best of digital and traditional writing tools in one, integrated design, useful for a variety of tasks at hand. Featuring...

  15. App Guide
    January 11th, 2012 by Lex Friedman

    First, it was apps focused on simulating flatulence. Then came the march of the Twitter clients. The latest developer playground on iOS is in the...

  16. Blogs
    January 9th, 2012 by David Sparks
    Why I use Scrivener for business

    Several years ago, I took a critical look at the tools I was using for my business writing. Specifically, I asked myself why I was still using Microsoft...

  17. Help
    December 27th, 2011 by Sharon Zardetto, Macworld
    Favourite text selection tips

    Some people are flawless typists, even applying formatting as they go along; the rest of us have to go back and select text to change it. Everybody...

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