iA Writer 4+

Laser-focused writing

Information Architects AG

    • ¥7,000

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Description

“Leaving life’s mess for an ideal realm of words.” —The New Yorker

“My favorite iOS app for writing in Markdown, without question, is iA Writer. iA Writer is just beautiful. To me, it’s the gold standard for Markdown syntax styling... an elegant champagne flute. That’s iA Writer for me.” —John Gruber

“iA Writer creates a clean, simple and distraction-free writing environment for when you really need to focus on your words.” —The New York Times

“iA Writer is an example of how powerful simplicity and accessibility can be.” —The Guardian

“iA Writer is all about textual production—writing this phrase, this sentence, this word at this moment.” —WIRED

4 x Best of App Store Winner

# The Simple Writing App
iA Writer removes distractions. Giving you a calm, focused, writing space, so you can express yourself clearly.

# Focus
Focus Mode dims everything but the current sentence or paragraph, helping you stay in the flow.

# Start
Don’t worry about the format. First, write in plain text. Then preview in HTML.

# Organize
Search, sort, and quickly swap between documents from different clouds.

# Customize
When you tap and hold a key in the command keyboard, you’re given the chance to choose your own layout. Rearrange your keys, or pick new ones from the extensive list.

# Search
You can open documents and launch frequent actions in no time with the new Quick Search. It lives in the keyboard so it’s always close at hand.

# Work
iA Writer includes an inverted light-on-dark-mode, perfect for working day and night.

# Clean
Spot superfluous adjectives, weak verbs, repetitive nouns, false conjunctions and clean your text of the usual rumble.

# Shape
Customize your templates and export to WordPress or Medium, HTML, Microsoft Word (.docx), or PDF.

# 100% Text
Embed links, pictures, tables and text files in plain text and see them in preview.

# Get in Touch
- Visit ia.net/writer for more information
- Visit ia.net/writer/support for support and feedback
- Let us know what you think on Twitter @iAWriter

What’s New

Version 7.0.6

This update fixes a few small bugs. It includes all the great features in iA Writer 7:

How can you tell if a text was written by a person... or by a robot? Sometimes, you can’t. But at other times, something just seems… off. Using ChatGPT, we often don’t even remember ourselves what we borrowed and what we typed.

Artificial intelligence is a great assistant. But if we blindly allow it to replace our own thoughts and words, we become the mouthpiece of a machine. We need to make sure that we know what we say. And that we say what we mean.

The new iA Writer shows you which words you typed, and which you pasted from ChatGPT or from a friend. It highlights the text you craft yourself and it keeps track of contributors, artificial and natural, so that your voice is what comes through on the page.

For over a decade, iA Writer has helped millions of authors find their voice. With iA Writer 7, we’re making sure you keep it.

# Authorship

- Edits made by AI and other artificial tools are dimmed
- Hand-typed text is always shown in full contrast, making it stand out clearly from dimmed, AI-edited text
- Edits made by other humans are underlined
- Paste menu detects conversations copied from ChatGPT, and offers to automatically mark authorship for your questions and ChatGPT’s answers
- Mark As menu makes it easy to mark authorship of selected text
- Paste As menu pastes text and marks authorship at the same time
- Paste Edits From menu automatically detects changes between the selected text and the pasted text, and attributes the changes to the author you choose
- Authorship annotations are saved at the end of files. Hidden when editing in iA Writer, and visible in other apps

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
187 Ratings

187 Ratings

Editors’ Notes

When we want to hunker down and type without distraction, one of our favourite resources is iA Writer. Substantially updated since its initial release, this writing app offers a customisable keyboard, selective text highlighting, iCloud sync and many other features we’ve come to depend on. Plus, a streamlined interface lets you simply swipe left to preview a document and swipe right to access your library. The entire experience is designed to be quick and easy so you can focus on your work.

のーまん0742 ,

早とちりの人(自分)は少し勘違いしてしまいましたがMac用は含まれていません。

このアプリの存在を知って数年、購入をずっと躊躇っていましたが本日購入しました。

色々なテキストファイルを開くことが可能で素晴らしいですし 試しに…と書いてみましたが集中して書けます。
iPhoneとも同期が取れますし基本的にいいと思います。

ただアプリの紹介の画像の最後ですがmacOSでも使えるように誤認してしまう可能性を感じます。 実際自分もあわよくばMacでも使えるとむしろこの価格はお得なのでは?と思っていましたが帰宅してApp Storeを開いてみるとMac用はあらためて購入し直す必要があるようです。 よく見ればわかることですが分かりにくいのでご注意ください。

ともあれテキスト入力のメインはiPadになると思うのでこれからの文章を書く状況でどんどん好きになりそうな予感はしていますしさほど問題はないと思っていますががっかりしたのも事実ですし

上記の画像の件は対応した方がいいと思います(さもmacOSもiPadもiPhoneでも使えるような誤解を招く画像だと思います)

Developer Response ,

詳細なレビューありがとうございます! iA Writerはプラットフォーム間で動作できますが、プラットフォームごとに個別に購入する必要があります。 プロモーション写真についてのフィードバックをメモします。ご意見をお寄せいただきありがとうございます。// Thank you for your detailed review! iA Writer can work across platforms but needs a separate purchase for each. We will take note of your feedback about the promotional picture, thank you for sharing your opinion about it!

アメリカの写真家 ,

The writing app I’ve been looking for

I just recently switched to iA Writer and it’s exactly what I was hoping it would be. I had been using another markdown-based app for writing and it was good, but missing some features in a way that just persistently annoyed me. iA Writer fixes all of those things and adds a lot of powerful features I didn’t have access to before. It’ll take me a little while to learn how to use all the features of the app, but it’s already my new favorite app to use for writing, and will be great for keeping track of research notes using a Zettelkasten method. Almost never do I bother to write 5-star reviews, because I don’t think most products really deserve a full 5 stars, but this one definitely does.

Developer Response ,

Welcome! We really appreciate you taking time to rate and share your experience here:-) Both our Support page and Reddit community (r/iawriter) are good resources and we're also available at support@ia.net should you ever need us;-)

App Privacy

The developer, Information Architects AG, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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