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Read Final Draft files on the iPad with FDX Reader

Quote-Unquote Apps has introduced FDX Reader, allowing users to import Final Draft scripts to read directly on their iPads.

Per Se offers immersive writing experience on the Mac

Developers of the new Per Se personal journaling app for the Mac are promising to restore the "pen and paper feeling" to the act of writing on your computer.

WordPress for iPhone and iPad

This blogging app is most useful when you need to post something without a computer handy, and want to take advantage of mobile features. If you have a full browser, though, the app is no replacement.

Scrivener 2.0

Scrivener 2 offers an extensive suite of writing aids without ever forcing users to confirm to any set process. Whether you want to jump in and start typing, or prefer to compile meticulous research and outline the whole narrative, Scrivener’s happy to hand you the tools and get out of your way.

Split Pea allows Web browsing, writing in one app

Split Pea contains a full Web browser and text editor on one split screen, enabling bloggers, writers, and researchers to write more efficiently when using the Web as a resource.

PlainText for iPhone and iPad

This beautiful and thoughtfully designed tool makes it a pleasure to create text on your iOS device.

Office 2011 update boosts security, stability

Two weeks after releasing the latest version of its office productivity suite, Microsoft has released an update promising security, stability, and performance improvements for Office 2011.

National Novel Writing Month

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and Scholle McFarland introduce you to National Novel Writing Month, where people write 50,000-word novels in the month of November.

Scrivener 2.0 NaNoWriMo preview edition now available

The much anticipated 2.0 release of popular writing program Scrivener is now available as a free trial version in honor of National Novel Writing Month.

Zennaware releases Cornerstone 2 version control client

a major update to this client for developers, designers, and writers brings over a dozen new features and 20 enhancements, including more powerful tools for merging, comparing, and organizing project files.