Due to the advancement of technology nowadays many people are able to type and publish articles directly from their smartphones. Companies launch gadgets with greater screen and external keyboard helps them to write those articles with ease. So I would like acquaint you with certain applications with the help of which you could type easily on your smart gadgets. Another advantage of these apps is that they offer better functionality than the in-built writing applications in the smart gadgets.
1.iA Writer (iOS and Android)
iA Writer is one of the best writing application available. This app is compatible with both iOS and Android devices. But in case of features, I think iOS version is little superior to Android version.The iOS version is loaded with features like syntax highlighting, which helps the users to see adjectives, conjunctions, nouns, verbs or adverbs in the document, which is absent in Android version. Apart from this the iOS version also supports the feature of split screen which is a distinct feature of iOS 9. Android version of iA Writer is rather a beta version which the developers want to perfect
JotterPad is a very well-designed application. This application is loaded with many such features which finally makes it one of the best writing application for Android. JotterPad supports Material Design Look and also supports export options to DOCX and PDF. This application also aids Markdown. The app is available at free of cost. But if you want to have better and full writing and editing features then you may have to get the Creative Mode by paying a sum of ₹350
Editorial is one of the best applications that support writing as well as support workflows and also performs like an intuitive and powerful interface. Editorial is supported with Dropbox where you can get connected with a workflow community via online. This enables the user to publish their creative writings directly from the app. Editorial is regarded as the balanced combination of great interface that can be customized according to the user’s requirements. Editorial comes with a price tag, which is somewhat high when compared to others but definitely worth your money
4.Monospace Writer BETA (Android)
Monospace Writer is currently at the testing stage. But still it is loaded with enough features that support the user. The central dark theme is very much attractive. One of the attractive features is its ability to arrange itself with the hashtags in the place of folders. The present version also enhanced with Dropbox connection also
5.Drafts 4 (iOS)
Mainly regarded as the perfect writing app, but in functionality it acts as a better tool to enter your thoughts instantly and use them later. This app also allows you to send messages to various services as well as applications. This application also loaded with an Apple Watch app to see through your Drafts inbox. Drafts 4 also support the split screen feature of iPad. Another attractive feature of this application is the editable bar which appears just above the keyboard to Markdown shortcuts
6.Microsoft Word (iOS and Android)
Earlier Microsoft Word was loaded with number of flaws and shortcomings especially in case of Android and iOS version. But now the company has launched an improved version of Microsoft Word compatible with both iOS and Android versions. The iPad version supports iOS 9’s unique features as well. The latest version also supports Dropbox syncing and is also loaded with great interface making Microsoft Word a better application than before.
Write is loaded with a highlighting feature called Cursor Nub. It is a feature similar to what you see on the Lenovo laptop especially to the middle of the keyboard. The main objective is to place the cursor to the right place while you are typing.Certain another features supported by Write are lots of sharing services, granular interface control, passcode lock and lot more.
Ulysses is such an application on iPad which is loaded with basic writing features. But when compared to many other advanced applications it doesn’t have powerful features. It supports the iPad platform. Even though this basic application is loaded with premium features such as Markup, footnotes, comments, images and links. This application can export PDF files, eBooks, Word files and Web Pages. Ulysses consist of uninterrupted interface with three panel layout and customization for colour palette, which makes it a fine and refined application for writing
9.OmniOutliner 2 (iOS)
OmniOutliner published by Omni Group provides you greater experience other than just writing. It can perform more advance functions like grouping your ideas into an ordered manner and giving it a form of an article. It also allows you to set reference notes which provides for quick access. This application supports for external keyboard support along with support for export of various formats. OmniOutliner is compatible with iOS devices. It is a pro app which is not attached with any type of legacy issues.
10.Hanx Writer (iOS)
Hanx Writer is an application made by the actor Tom Hanks. It is not a very advanced writing app like the above. But if you are great fan of old ways of typing such as typewriting or want to send some handwritten like mails, then you can completely rely on this application. The text editing experience in this application resembles the one that is available in typewriter along with a default mode which won’t allow you to delete the typed text, but instead allow you to strike them. This application is just loaded with minimum options that would allow you to focus only on your typing. This application is available at free of cost, but by paying a certain sum of money, you can enjoy certain other advanced features.This application is also loaded with a feature by which you are allowed to export the typed article as PDF or to print or to mail.