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iA Writer for Mac supports writing in many languages, and is localized in: At present languages such as Thai, Hebrew, and Arabic are not yet officially supported. On macOS iA Writer will automatically use the system settings (Language & Region), however it is possible to designate a desired language for the app. To do so:
  1. Launch System Preference
  2. Navigate to Language & Region
  3. Click Apps tab
  4. Click (if iA Writer is not selected, select it from the list of apps)
  5. Select language from list of available localizations
You can learn more about this for your specific OS at the following Apple resource.


Privacy Policy

Which information do we see, and what do we leave untouched?


iA Writer is file storage provider agnostic but we recommend iCloud for the best experience across most devices:


Here are some things you can do if iA Writer acts in unexpected ways.

Backups and Recovery

Lost progress in a document? Regret deleting that paragraph? No problem!


Scroll through the history of our apps, version by version, platform by platform, update by update.

Education and Volume Purchase

An overview of our volume educational discounts and the pricing for schools, companies and organisations.

How to Write

Six rules for better writing, a rundown on how to use parts of speech, lectures on style, and the elements of style.


Below are answers to common questions. Everyone is special, but most questions that we get overlap.


Writer supports writing in many languages, and is localized in English, German, Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Korean and Portuguese.


Access your documents via the web, on PCs and other devices.


We want our products to be enjoyed by the widest possible audience.

Writer vs Word

What are the advantages of a focused writing app like iA Writer compared to Microsoft's WYSIWYG classic?

Writer Classic

iA Writer Classic was launched in 2010 and was under active development until 2016.