JDarkRoom
JDarkRoom
100.0

5.0

JDarkRoom free download for Mac

JDarkRoom for Mac100.0

23 June 2010

Simple full-screen text file editor.

What is JDarkRoom for Mac

JDarkRoom is a simple full-screen text file editor with none of the usual bells and whistles that might distract you from the job in hand. If you are writing a novel, essay, thesis or just need to be able to concentrate on your writing, then JDarkRoom may help you.

Features:

  • Change your colour preferences, font and font size - via the settings screen (F6)
  • JDarkRoom remembers the file that you were working on last time
  • Support for central-european character sets
  • JDarkRoom notifies you if you might have forgotten to save your changes
  • Word/line/character count (Ctrl-L)
  • Specify a file on the command-line for JDarkRoom to open it at startup
  • Text antialiasing (where possible)
  • Mouse-wheel scrolling
  • Adjustable margins to fit any screen resolution (F9 to reset)
  • Auto-save backups - so you never lose your work again
  • Text search (F7 / Ctrl-F)
  • A command-reminder strip can be displayed at the bottom of the screen

What's new in JDarkRoom

Version 100.0:
  • Goal feature - displays number of words required to reach a specific goal
  • Inherit indentation
  • Convert tabs to spaces
  • Insert timestamp feature - with configurable timestamp format
  • \'No Delete\' mode
  • \'Typewriter scrolling\' mode (experimental)
  • A choice of file encodings (default: UTF-8)
  • Many bug fixes and small tweaks

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Flopka
Flopka
Jul 11 2008
12
0.0
Jul 11 2008
0.0
Version: 12
This is a surprisingly effective alternative to Writeroom which has grown to have too many bells and whistles for a "simple" word processor. Yeah, it's old-skool, but it works. Wish it had other than monospaced fonts, though.
Dnem41
Dnem41
Jun 25 2008
12
5.0
Jun 25 2008
5.0
Version: 12
very cool. full screen. black. green. simple.
Dalahast
Dalahast
Jun 16 2008
12
0.0
Jun 16 2008
0.0
Version: 12
The old version of WriteRoom is still up for free on the developer's site. This might be worth my while if it had various settings that made it useful for everyone (such as say, vim, nano, and emacs modes that let users familiar with those programs get around with keyboard shortcuts). I find that running vim fullscreen will solve the problem nicely for me– if you can learn vim (I was able to learn a good deal of vim in 30 minutes), it'll help you for more than just coding. You can write faster and make lists with ease.
Free

5.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later

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