Stephen Fry on Writer

October 22, 2010

“Stephen Fry, what are your four iPad apps you can’t live without?” Guess what: IMDB, Instapaper, Soundhound, and Writer. Fry: “Astonishingly simple. Everything goes away except for the writing experience.”

  1. Writer for iPad: What is it?
  2. Reactions and FAQ
  3. Augusten Burroughs on Writer
  4. Stephen Fry on Writer
  5. Enthusiasm: Twitter on Writer
  6. Support and knowledge base
  7. Contact: Writer on Twitter
  8. Get Writer on iTunes
  9. FAQ

Stephen Fry is not alone. Writer gets the highest praise from almost everybody that has used it, because “smart focused apps win”:

  • “Most useful and remarkably clever — invisibly so — device for writing.” A. Burroughs
  • “The best app on my iPad” Erik Spiekermann
  • “The Perfect iPad Writing App” Gizmodo
  • “Brings that hyperfocused aesthetic to word-processing.” WIRED
  • “If you like writing, see the excellent Writer from @iA… (If you don’t like writing, this may change your mind.)” Liz Danzico
  • “An intriguing app.” Khoi Vinh
  • “As good as everyone is saying.”Simon Collison
  • “It’s truly awesome.” Vitor Lourenço
  • “A beautifully crafted application for the iPad. If you write, buy it.” Mark Boulton
  • “I knew Writer was going to be perfection in every way.” Beautiful Pixels
  • “Excellent work. Writing just got better.” Aza Raskin
  • “…one of my favorite apps on my iPad” Antonio Carusone
  • “It’s nice.” Hoefler+Frere-Jones
  • “An excellent example of the kind of user interfaces that are possible if someone puts their mind to it.” Smoking Apples
  • “It’s not often you find a piece of software that shows as much intelligence, taste, simplicity and utility as Writer.” Joel Friedlander

You can get Writer for iPad and iPhone at the App Store



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