Writing tools we use
Whether we're covering a live keynote or writing a magazine cover story, or anything in between, we write a lot of stuff here at Macworld. In this video, I give you a quick peek at the many Mac-based writing tools we use to publish our web site and magazine.
Whether you're a blogger or journalist or novelist, we hope you'll find some ideas about tools you might want to take for a spin the next time you're warming up those fingers and sitting down at the keyboard.
Products showcased in this video are:
- SubEthaEdit, from The Coding Monkeys
- Google Docs from Google
- Microsoft Word, from a young upstart developer called Microsoft
- BBEdit, from Bare Bones Software
- and Scrivener, from Literature and Latte
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Also mentioned in passing in this video are:
- TextExpander, from Smile On My Mac
- WriteRoom, from Hog Bay Software
- Ulysses, from Blue Technologies Group
- And be sure to check out a list of other great Mac writing tools compiled by the author of Scrivener
I didn't mention StoryMill by Mariner Software, but I have been fiddling with it a bit, too, and it's an interesting novel tool.
My dog makes a surprise cameo appearance in the background. Her name is Ruby, and she's nine years old. We adopted her as a puppy at the San Francisco SPCA.
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