Sunday, October 20, 2013

FocusWriter 1.4 – Fullscreen Word Processor for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS

FocusWriter 1.4 – Fullscreen Word Processor for Windows, Linux, and Mac OSFocusWriter is a highly capable and easy to use a Fullscreen word processor with uncomplicated, distraction-free writing experience. It uses a hide-away interface that you access by moving your mouse pointer to the edges of the screen, letting the program have a familiar look and feel to it. The hide-away interface allows you to immerse yourself in your work completely.

FocusWriter is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems, and has been translated into many different languages. FocusWriter 1.4.4 is the latest version that has added Indonesian translation by Eka Y Saputra and fixed few bugs.

The specialty of FocusWriter is its full-screen view and hide-away interface, that improves focus on work and increase productivity. Other significant features like Autosave, Goal-tracking, Formatting, Spell Checker, and Find & Replace too have made FocusWriter a different word-processor altogether.

Using FocusWriter, you can write several documents or take simple notes without being distracted by the interface. The interface is simple to use where the users have the possibility of adding and managing files via the File menu.

FocusWriter 1.4 – Writing Window

Key Features:

  • Fully Customizable Themes
  • Supports TXT, basic RTF, and ODT files
  • Daily goals
  • Timers and Alarms
  • (Optional) Typewriter sound effects
  • (Optional) Auto-save
  • (Optional) Live statistics
  • (Optional) Spell-checking
  • Multi-document support
  • Sessions
  • (Optional) Portable Mode
  • Translated into over 20 languages
FocusWriter 1.4 – Preferences

Word-processing giant, Microsoft Word dominated for many years, but there are some good alternatives like FocusWriter which encourages focus and productivity, making it a versatile word processor. FocusWriter comes as both installer and Portable version, where you copy on a USB drive and run it on any compatible Windows PC. It supports Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP and 2000 OS versions.