The forthcoming 2.0 version of Literature and Latte's Scrivener writing software will add a number of new features and enhancements, including ePub export, sync with Simplenote, and a much-tweaked interface.
Microsoft has posted a third behind-the-scenes video of its forthcoming Office for Mac 2011, showing off collaboration features, Web apps, a new scheduling assistant, and a presentation broadcast feature.
Poet's Pad, by Dante Varnado Moore, is an iPad app designed to let poets write, arrange, and store all of their creative writings and poetry concepts, while offering a few tools to help provide inspiration.
Both the iPhone and iPad versions of this app offer good word processing and spreadsheet capabilities that really shine because of a link to cloud-based storage services. The iPad version of Office2 thrives on that device's larger screen, while the iPhone offering feels a little cramped.
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Synium Software has released Chronories, a program that streamlines and automates daily entries for you.
PhatWare has released WritePad 4 for iPad. The handwriting recognition app now includes a better input method, improved handwriting recognition, and support for an external keyboard and mouse.
MOApp on Thursday launched myTumblr, a Mac OS X Tumblr client.
Version 3.0 of Red Sweater Software's blog-editing software adds a handful of new features, such as rich-text editing, syntax coloring, and integration with iPhoto, Aperture, and Lightroom.
Final Draft plans to release an iPad application of its popular screenwriting software in the near future. The company has a signup form available to receive more information and to become a potential beta tester for the software.