Kesava Mandiga
Kesava MandigaCurious cat. Writer. Explorer.

What's the best cross-platform app for writing?

There are many great writing apps for Mac but I'm a PC guy (and I moved back to Android from iOS last year). So, I'm looking for an app that lets me write / sync on Android and PC. I wouldn't mind a web app either. The more platforms it supports, the better it is for everyone not on Mac. I've tried Google Keep, OneNote, Evernote, Grammarly and the Hemingway web app so far. And no, iOS and Mac support is not the "cross-platform" I'm looking for. ;)
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    Notion 2.0

    The all-in-one workspace - notes, tasks, wikis, & databases

    Hands down the best pick, I have tried them all and can't speak highly enough about Notion!
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    Ben Clark
    Ben Clarkprofessional scratch dev · Written
    best app i've used, period.
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    Trần Hương Giang
    Trần Hương GiangMarketing Online tại Đồ Gỗ Đẹp Info · Written
    Notion 2.0 is best for you
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    Standard Notes

    A simple and private notes app.

    Mo Bitar made this product
    Standard Notes is available on Web, Mac, PC, Linux, iOS, and Android ;) It's simple and straight to the point, so everything works fast and as you'd expect. As a bonus, your content is encrypted before being synced, and you can add Dropbox/Google Drive as a backup sync location.
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    Zenkit

    The project management tool that grows with you

    Jessi Lu
    Jessi Lu14Change the future. · Written
    Zenkit might be the one for you. It#s a web app but has Desktop Apps (Linux, macOS & Windows) as well as Mobile Apps (iPhone & Android) and it syncs across all devices. You can take notes and work on tasks however you want. Use different data views, switch between views and use multiple custom views. You can also add your family or team member as well as uploading files. The Calendar view and reminder can keep you on track.
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  4. 5
    Simplenote

    Simple, lighter alternative to Evernote

    Aaron Clark
    Aaron ClarkBridging the gap of inequality in tech · Written
    Cross platform and off line mode
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  5. 5
    Bear

    A beautiful, flexible writing app for notes and prose

    Bear is the most elegant writing app.
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    Bear is the most elegant writing app.
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  6. Alice Tribuleva
    Alice TribulevaDesign @ Kraftful · Written
    hey, I'm working on an app called Vivie, would you give it a try? It's completely web-based so far. I use it a lot on mobile, mainly as a personal wiki (hence the name – Vivie) and to send short notes to friends and family. Thanks a lot! Alice
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  7. Prashanth Krishnamurthy
    Prashanth KrishnamurthyTechnology enthusiast. Blogger. · Written
    I fell in love with Typora. Markdown support, distraction-free, VS Code on steroids for writers! Still in Beta- did not see any issues (except maybe UK English support)
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    Drafts

    An app that's the composition box of everything

    Steve Peterson
    Steve PetersonCo-Founder of GitBetter · Written
    Picking this product up and using it transformed my day and my writing process. I ended up leaving both Evernote and Bear (which I had been using for many years.) Worth a look!
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    Blurt

    Writing tool optimized for productivity and focus

    Leandro
    LeandroCo-founder, Unubo · Written
    You've got to try Blurt. It's a minimal, distraction-free writing tool, that actually helps you write better.
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    Dropbox Paper

    Collaboration tool built for teams

    - Works offline on mobile. - Simple writing experience (very Medium-like). - Syncs across devices - powerful linking, features like checkboxes, date reminders
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  11. Anthony Thong Do
    Anthony Thong DoEntrepreneur, Product Manager · Written
    It's cross-platform, but better for personal purpose. Collaboration is not its strength, you might want to try Notion if you need it.
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    Google Keep

    Save your thoughts, wherever you are

    Nishita Gupta
    Nishita Guptahappy to happy always happy · Written
    google keep is best cross-platform app for writing editing and keep your notes
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