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Posted on February 21, 2010 at 7:07 pm

OmmWriter: a no-frills, no-distraction free text editor. Zen-styled too!

I love text editors, it’s a long-time habit: most of the time I code in PHP and write articles on Smultron and WriteRoom much better than I do with Word (or OpenOffice, so to speak).

So when I came across OmmWriter I was curious: “Another one to add to my text-ed collection?”.

Ommwriter from Herraiz Soto on Vimeo.

OmmWriter (beta) from Herraiz Soto & Co draws a lot from Zen concept: simple yet effective.
You just download it and … there you are: a relaxing interface with nothing but your text.
ommwriter macThe right-side menus & buttons and the windows-enlarging points appear only if you move the mouse.

OmmWriter is not just a text editor since it allows you to insert font style and size, but it saves to plain txt files; native and default file format .omm is still there, if rich text format is needed.

According to a Zen garden you can choose the background image and music, but besides this you can really type with no distraction whatsoever: just concentration on your ideas.

Nice & clean design, nice features – I really appreciate their web site too.


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