Typewrite is a virtual typewriter, a streamlined version of its mechanical counterpart that you can carry around in your pocket. Its minimalist design provides a clean, and distraction-free writing experience, without detracting from the nostalgic look and feel of a real typewriter. The authentic click-clack as your fingers move across the keys will help immerse you in your work, as you type away in an environment customized to your liking from a diverse selection of fonts.

A typewriter really lends itself to stream of consciousness brainstorming and draft writing, but it might not be your tool of choice for editing after the fact. With that in mind, Typewrite makes it easy to export your creations as plain text, so that they can be freely modified with your favorite editor, or shared with others.

- Authentic sound effects
- Plain text export to other apps
- Distraction-free interface
- Multiple fonts of different styles

What’s New

Version 1.21

- Bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

two_square ,

Does what it claims

I like this app very much.
Pros- its simplicity makes it actually a useful app. Exports text easily.
Cons- wish it had more fonts, paper colors.
This app does not have the realistic visual features of a real typewriter. But a typewriter app that mimics real behavior too faithfully is more like a novelty and not helpful to the writer's creative process. IMO, contrary to what some people believe, typewriters did not make you a more creative writer. They made you a more careful writer. They forced you to compose your thoughts into well formed sentences before you committed them to the page, obviously because the cost of making mistakes was so high. This short-term memory composition skill is a bit of a lost art, since we can now ramble on without a care in the world and edit later when we're sober (Hemingway?).
If you are looking for a useful simple typewriter emulator, get this.
If you want the high fidelity emulation of an old typewriter with its quirks and all, and you don't care too much about productivity, then get something else.

App Privacy

The developer, Suzanne Young, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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