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There is a healthy abundance of writing apps in the App Store, all vying for that top spot on your iPad Home Screen. The fact is that there are a whole host of superb choices, which one you use will almost certainly come down to personal preference – where do AppStorm readers go to put their thoughts into words?
I, personally, am a big fan of minimal writing environments and have used iA Writer for the last year or so, but I’m definitely tempted by Byword.
Does Markdown support make a big difference in your choice? Do you want options, or a distinct lack of choice? Does the icon make a difference?
Is having iCloud sync a deal breaker, or is Dropbox your go-to service? All of these factors will come into play when weighing up the best writing app for you – where have you landed?
Let us know in the comments if I’ve missed a big one, I’ll add it in if possible, and what factors influenced your choice.
I know that you’re sick of reading this. Frankly, I’m sick of writing this, but it bears repeating: the iPad can be used for something besides watching videos, reading, or other leisure activities. While it certainly excels at those types of tasks, it can also be used to create things as well.
Enter Textastic. Textastic is a text editor for the iPad that allows you to write in several different programming languages, with many of the features of a desktop text editor. If you’re ready to begin coding from your iPad, Textastic just might be the place to start.
PlainText is a plain text editor, one of many in the App Store, but due to its simplicity, ease of use, and feature set, it stands out among the crowd.