iPad is a great device for doing many things and, of course, writing is no exception. Soon, many of us will go to school, college, university, or, maybe, go back to work, which means that writing will once again be an important part of our lives. If you want to save your trees and nerves while looking for the important parts you wrote yesterday, open them digitally! Choose the most convenient application from the list below and write it there whatever you want and wherever you are.
iAWriter is an application that is praised by almost all trendy magazines out there – TIME, Forbes, The Guardian, and many others. This application gives you a clear interface without distractions so you can concentrate fully on your writing. If you really need to focus, you can switch in focus mode which dims everything except the paragraph in action. If you write at night, choose ‘light in dark mode’, so your eyes don’t get tired. So, the first advantage of this application is that everything is super easy and clean.
Because sometimes even people with excellent writing skills make mistakes or use inappropriate words, there is an embedded editor that helps make sentences that make more sense. The ready text can be saved in HTML, docx, pdf, exported to WordPress, Medium, etc. So, if you are a blogger or writer or some kind of content creator, this might be the best choice for you!
Pages are more than just writing applications. This is the space to express yourself in many ways that are connected with writing. You can choose from a variety of styles, shapes, and template something that suits your needs. Usually, someone will write a resume, letters, or even digital books on a PC, but this application really revolutionized this old way. This allows you to do all of this writing on an iPad (or iPhone). More than that, it allows you to draw right on your project, which is very convenient – it is much more difficult to make drawings using a PC. One more plus is collaboration – you can work on projects together with someone or with your team.
So, if you need a writing application to create a cool writing project or just something that requires additional details (not just plain text), this is a good option to consider!
ulyssesUlysses icon is very similar to iAWriter. It also offers a clear interface that allows you to sink into the process of making text. It is easy to use and has all the tools you need to handle editing, formatting, etc. By the way, you can save your work in various ways – HTML, PDF, docx. You can even post it directly to WordPress or Medium. So, basically, we can observe all the features that also exist in iAWriter.
Synchronize, cool-looking library, automatic storage … There are lots of great features here. This application requires a subscription, so if you have money difficulties, it’s better to compare prices first. You can use the 14 day free trial and then decide if you want to save the application.
4. Microsoft Word
the list of microsoft ipadAny word writing applications will not be complete if it does not include Microsoft applications. Microsoft Word is certainly a leader in digital writing. This is known by every computer user in the world. The biggest advantage of the program is its function. You can use many tools to make your text look exactly the way you want it to. More than that, you can use ‘comments’ to collaborate with others in your writing project. Reading mode allows you to view documents. Documents can be saved in various formats – all as usual.
So, if you prefer the good old ways, this is your best choice! It doesn’t matter whether you are using an iPad, PC or other device, Microsoft Word is everywhere. By the way, it makes synchronization between devices easier and more available.
Keyword icon The Word is a fairly simple writing application for Apple devices. Can be synchronized between Mac, iPhone and iPad. Originally created for Mac, this application has been adapted to other platforms. There are useful features such as footnotes, references and more. These files can be saved in PDF or in HTML. More than that, they can be published directly from the application to your blog no matter if you use WordPress, Medium, Blogger, or even Tumblr.
So, if you have a Mac and have been using Byword for quite a while, choose this one! Not only will this provide a comfortable work environment for you, but it will also synchronize your text at a time which means there is no concern about switching between devices. Even if you haven’t used this application, you can still consider getting it – this is a really cool app to have.
simplenote icon If you want a very simple application for writing, select the note taking application! Of course, you have a default note that takes apps on your iPad, but if you don’t like them, you might consider getting a similar application. For example, Simplenote. Simplenote doesn’t have much to offer, but it does its job very well, quickly and efficiently. You just open it and you write whatever you need to write – ideas, notes, lists.
If your collection of notes increases, you can use special tags and pins so that it’s easy for you to find the notes you need most. Despite the fact that it is only a note taking application, there is a collaboration feature – you can allow access to your notes to others. All in all, it is a very simple and beautiful application! Try.
Evernote icon Note taking an application is not that easy. A concrete example of that is Evernote. Evernote is indeed the organizer – it will keep all your ideas, notes, text, and anything you write in one place. Finding the memorandum needed is easy! Entering notes is also not too difficult. You can add plain text notes, photos, audio, sound recordings, and more. What might be best is that you can scan your handwritten notes directly in the application, add a few tags to the scan and then enjoy the complete collection of your writing.
This application can be synchronized between all modern devices that exist today. This is very popular. So if all you need is to take and keep notes, this is an amazing choice for you!
8. Typing Writer
typing author application If aesthetics are important to you, you might consider getting the Typing Writer application. This application basically simulates what has long been forgotten – the typewriter. It provides all the details associated with traditional typewriters – sound, the inability to fix errors instantly, and even a special brush to eliminate mistakes. The best part of it all is that you can’t fix anything until the job is done. It kind of increases your productivity, or at least makes you more accurate.
For only one dollar, you get a good typing machine on your iPad. Of course, all the resulting text can be saved and opened in another word processor. If you choose this one, you will only make the writing process more fun! All other details can be taken care of later. Whether you want to try funny ways to enter words or not, it’s up to you.
Editorial icon Editor is an iOS editor. This application has lots of cool frills in it, like, for example, an embedded web browser, Dropbox integration, smart keyboards, and even Python Scripting – all to make your workflow more efficient. If you want to make your writing more automatic and if you frequently use this or that information in the exact same way, the application will help you save time by doing half of your work for you. The most challenging part is adjusting the settings.
So, if you need a complex, customizable writing application that you can customize as needed, Editorial is the perfect choice! This will open up lots of cool possibilities that other writing applications cannot offer.
werdsmith appWerdsmith is a beautiful and simple writing application. It has 5 themes to choose from. The design is really interesting. In addition to design, this application can boast of having great UI and Dropbox integration. You can synchronize between all Apple devices.
The uniqueness of this one is more suitable for writers than bloggers. There are features such as creating a portfolio – you can choose the best from your work and make it accessible to other application users if you want. You can also share your work with friends on Facebook or with your customers on Twitter. Last but not least is the ability to set goals for yourself – you can set a number of words that you need to write every day. This way you will stay motivated and keep going no matter what! In short, if you are a writer, this is for you.
grammar icons Writers, bloggers, note makers, content creators … We all need to think about our language! Being literate in the modern world is very important. This shows the level of education and culture as a whole. However, sometimes we all make mistakes. To avoid this, you only need to install Grammarly! Grammarly is an application that corrects errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation while at the same time explaining the rules why it should be written this way and not the others. So, if you use Grammarly for a while, you won’t need it anymore! You will find out the most common mistakes and write in the right way without thinking.
What’s cool is that Grammarly can be used as a separate writing application and combined with other applications. Its main function is to help you avoid mistakes. If you are not always sure whether you are using the right word or if you need a comma in that place, you should definitely get this application!