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Origin is a writing tool to go from an idea to the first draft. A simple, minimalistic, distraction-free, typewriter styled writing tool, that lets you just write and save plain-text files.

  • Open
  • Write
  • Save
  • files with .txt, .md, or .markdown extensions
  • 4 different themes
  • iCloud Support
Things you can't do in Origin:
  • Delete
  • Scroll
  • Undo / Redo
  • Cut / Copy / Paste
  • Formatting the text
  • Any sort of editing in the already written text
  • Printing the document

What's New

Version 1.0.3:
  • Strict mode introduced to enable/disable delete key


  • OS X 10.11 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 123
Version Downloads 68
License Free
Date 19 Apr 2017
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price Free
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