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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 2.5:
Publishing to Medium
  • Publish stories to Medium (requires Premium in-app purchase to enable publishing)
  • Stories should be text only (uploading images to Medium will be available soon)
  • Set title, tags and publish status before publishing
Optimized for OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • New application icon
  • New default font option (San more...


  • OS X 10.8 or later

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Current Version (2.x)


Downloads 13,428
Version Downloads 15
License Commercial
Date 04 Nov 2015
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $11.99
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