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4.4 out of 5

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Jediyah SydneyMay 4, 2023

I love the simplicity and the sounds!! Very awesome I recommend it for interrupted writing.

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Lisa SJun 4, 2022

Incredibly useful. I've used it for a few years now and it's perfect for first drafts. I tend to have fiction files, snippets and ideas in another document and a To Do that has writing notes and my daily tasks shoved in there too; all accessible from any of my devices when signed in via google. (I mostly use the browswer version). I love the customisation options for font and colours, and the sound of typewriter keys is great for nostalgia and gives me great satisfaction. My only quibble is t... Show more

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ReyDec 27, 2020

I went into this just looking for a place to write privately (Gdoc does not have locked documents, so I was looking for a site with a sign-in page.) But even after I was done with the project I originally needed it for, I loved it so much that it's now my sole writing spot. I love the simplicity of it all, the auto-save, and customization. There are no ads or areas of distraction on the page, and this lends well to not breaking that specific writing head-space. Other application like Grammar... Show more

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Els NesNov 16, 2020

I have been enjoying my pro account for life for three years now, and I am still as thrilled as the first day I tried Writer. I love the sound of the typewriter, I would never change the initial green on black settings, I cherish the Hemingway mode, I cannot live without the words counting functions and definitely would fail all my professional assignments without the session and document goals. Then, Writer works perfectly in combination with editors in any language. And I could go on and... Show more

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Pamela MerrittOct 21, 2020

I'm in love. I think this is an awesome pairing for writers and Chromebooks, which also works with any other device. Together, we have a Drafting Machine. I've started using it for long tweets for further expansion, ideas which turn into drafts, and editing transcripts of my podcast. But then I figured out how to transfer a section from Scrivener into Google Drive, then paste the chapter I want to wrestle with into Writer. My laptop is getting old at seven years. So I'm trying to transfer ... Show more

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Valdus ConstanteAug 1, 2020

Do not even bother looking around for another application to help you write, this is the one. Great options for Pro users. Tech support and screen changes are wonderful and easy. Just get the pro, wonderful!

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Brieuc-Yves Cadat-Lampe (Mellouki)Nov 3, 2019

So useful in all kind of situations where minimal writing is needed!

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Nikolai LknOct 26, 2019

In description it says "works offline" , In fact - all it does is opening their website URL in browser where you suppose to register and write there. Totally unusable offline - Misleading - Not An App

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Ethan GamesAug 5, 2019

It's a great app, however, it doesn't have hotkeys. (CTRL + I for Italic) Which I use alot. it was good, though!

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SLVGApr 29, 2019

It was good, but after I signed in once, it wouldn't let me in the next time and I can't figure out how to sign back in.

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