Just Write - App For Writer 4+

Minimalistic App For Writer

Tung Vu

    • 4.3 • 1K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Just Write text editor aims to simplify writing process. Just Write is carefully designed so that only things that are absolutely essential to the writing process are included.

Just Write supports RTF (rich text format) and TXT (plain text format) that are cross-platform formats you can open and edit in virtually any platforms.
+ RTF , a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) format, is best suitable for creating your next big story.
+ While TXT, supported Markdown styles, is best for notes, outline, to-do list and anything else you do with a plaintext format.

Just Write has iCloud support (opt-in) so you can sync your rtf and txt files across all your devices.

RTF editing features include:
- Font size increase and decrease
- Text color selection
- Text style editing such as Bold, Italic, Underline and Strikethrough
- Text alignments: Left, Right, Center, Justified
- Undo, Redo
- Move arrow to jump the cursor
- Selection tool to select paragraph, sentence and word super fast and easy (iPad only). Using smart selection tool, you can select paragraph, sentence and word in just 1 tap!!!!!!

TXT editing features include:
- Accessory row includes many characters essential to writing Markdown.
- Multiple fonts to choose from
- Preview Markdown (in left menu)
- Three themes (Light, Dark, Sepia)
- Support plain text format extensions: txt, text, md, mmd, markdown, markdn, mdown, mkdn, markd, fountain
- Selection tool to select paragraph, sentence and word super fast and easy (iPad only). Using smart selection tool, you can select paragraph, sentence and word in just 1 tap!!!!!!

* Note: Just Write is supported by ads, but you can buy an in app purchase to remove the ads.
### "No Ads" In App Purchase is having promotion price for a limited time, future price will be different ###

What’s New

Version 2.0.0

- Support dark mode
- Various enhancements

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1K Ratings

1K Ratings

lambayear ,

Love it, but one thing

This app is great. I’ve been using it for close to two years now. I like the simple format and the organization of documents into neat folders, and also the fact that you can write regardless of your connection to WiFi.

But there is one feature that this app is missing: the ability to see your edit history. Whenever I hit the info button on a document, it always tells me that the last time I opened it was just now (showing whatever time it is) and the last time I saved it was also just now. I’d love to see a feature that saves the date and time when you created a document and shows it to you! This way I can look back at old things I wrote and see the date when I wrote it. Right now, I have to rely on my memory.

Thanks so much! Looking forward to more updates on this awesome writing app!

boneless vanilla wafer ,

Remember to manual save y’all

not gonna be an ultra hater but it’s not great when you test the app to make sure it saves—and it does—only for it to apparently not save once you actually write a lot. I didn’t somehow accidentally delete the file. I wrote, exited, and when i opened the app again, half the writing was gone. ?? So does it save or not? I’m not going to completely deny the possibility of user error but I didn’t close the app /while/ i still had the file open. I went back to the home menu of the app. Then exited. So are you telling me it wouldn’t have saved whether i left the app or not, since i closed the file? Where is there room for user error there? I am aware of the manual save button but it’s not like the app tells you if it autosaves at intervals or something. Honestly, this case was probably my fault but I wish it wasn’t caused by something as trivial as “closing the file too soon”, if that was the cause at all.

Edit: apparently this “save glitch” is a problem for some other users, too. Hope this gets fixed. Otherwise, use another app.

Arrawn74 ,

Infrequent Updates, but that’s ok

This robust text editor uses *.rtf and *.txt formats. It supports Markdown. Translation, everything you write is functionally future proof. You will always be able to find a text editor that supports Markdown.

The Good: simple interface, easy to organize, future proof, Markdown means you can move the files to anything. *.txt means no one will ever create a word processor/text editor that can’t read your files and output them ready to continue writing. Text files are also small, so storage isn’t a problem, even on the 400pg document I’m currently writing. I use Highland2 on my laptop, and it loves the text output from Just Write. Highland2 also makes the multiple files I tend to write large documents in easy to assemble.

The Bad: it’s got a crashing problem. I suspect it originates from the infrequent updates. Fortunately, it autosaves frequently, and so I rarely lose more than a sentence or two. It can be difficult to navigate long documents, so I tend to break my writing up into shorter chunks spread over multiple files. This is a problem with the hardware, navigating documents on a tablet/iPad is challenging.

Wish List: an update to address the crashing problem. It happens four or five times a day, sometimes more.

App Privacy

The developer, Tung Vu, 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 Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Location
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Data Not Linked to You

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

  • Diagnostics

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