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Byword starts with a clean, full-screen interface that lets you start typing right away--no templates to choose, no type settings to tune, no spacing to adjust. Everything is already prepared for you.

  • Full-screen interface
  • Focus mode to highlight only the few lines nearby the cursor-you will love this
  • 5 beautiful typography presets optimized for legibility and readability
  • Plain text (TXT) and rich text (RTF) editing
  • Special selection functions to facilitate text manipulation
  • Convenient keyboard shortcuts to quickly make changes
  • In-place more...

What's New

Version 2.6:
  • New: Support for adding a table of contents to Markdown documents using the {{TOC}} placeholder;
  • Improved: PDF exporting and printing.


  • OS X 10.8 or later

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Current Version (2.x)


Downloads 13,581
Version Downloads 74
License Commercial
Date 24 Mar 2016
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $11.99
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