FountainPen
FountainPen
1.0

4.5

FountainPen free download for Mac

FountainPen1.0

04 August 2012

Simple and clean writing environment.

Overview

FountainPen is a simple and clean writing environment specifically designed for distraction-free composition. Featuring autosaved compositions, FountainPen also includes integrated support for the Markdown system of plain-text formatting. It can also put up a backdrop-a sort of second desktop picture-over visual clutter to aid focus.

What's new in FountainPen

Version 1.0:
  • Complete re-write
  • Better stability
  • More flexibility
  • Refined user interface

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How would you rate FountainPen app?

8 Reviews of FountainPen

4
iGMX
31 May 2011
Version: 0.7

Most helpful

It's good to see a free application for clutter-free writing, a really good alternative to the paid-crapware on the Mac App Store.
(3)
4.5
Filp
24 December 2012
Version: 1.0
One of those programs -- seem to be many such in the text-editing category -- which you'll like immediately, or wonder what the fuss is about. Me, I liked it immediately, and am liking it more each time I fire it up. Very comfortable.
(0)
Yavari
05 October 2012
Version: 1.0
This was a great app for a while, but when the 1.0 release came out, I lost all my previous Central Compositions, and they're nowhere to be found on my computer! I can no longer recommend this program.
(0)
5
Yavari
07 December 2011
Version: 0.7.3
This is an amazing app! I was looking for a high-quality text editor to write notes and quick essays and blog entries on, and this fits the bill. It's easily one of the best-designed and most elegant open-source apps I've ever used.
(0)
5
Cattus-Thraex
12 October 2011
Version: 0.7.3
Absolutely delighting. I do not know whether I shall write my next novel using it, but delighting.
(0)
4
iGMX
31 May 2011
Version: 0.7
It's good to see a free application for clutter-free writing, a really good alternative to the paid-crapware on the Mac App Store.
(3)
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4.5
Musubana
12 April 2011
Version: 0.6
Very good writing tool; I’ve been looking for something like this. I write a lot of texts in Scrivener, but sometimes inspiration strikes me all of a sudden, and firing up Scrivener is a bit too much.
(1)
5
Hamdi
06 February 2011
Version: 0.6
Very nice. Loved and using it a lot. The developer deserves a big thank you.
(1)
4
Poikkeus
30 December 2010
Version: 0.6
Fountain Pen has a “less is more” philosophy; the only things you’ll see on your screen will be a “Get Info” icon, “Goal” or timer for writing sessions, “Dictionary” (as used in OSX), and “Output” - to format of your text. FP is clearly designed to provide a “writing environment,” a stripped down approach to text that even makes comparatively simple applications like TextEdit seem elaborate. But hidden features can be found in the pull-down menus: you’ll find spelling, grammar, and verbalizations of the text. If you’re looking for a full-featured word processor, you may want to look elsewhere. FP is designed clear things of distractions. It’s fast, easy to use, and - best of all - free, and well worthy of a download.
(2)
Free

4.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later

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