Byword vs Multinotes

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Byword

Category: Note Taking

Industries: Educators, Content Creators, Students

Pricing

$5.99

Multinotes

Category: Note Taking

Industries: Writers, Students, Educators

Pricing

Free

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Most popular feedback for Byword

Byword is comparable to iA Writer and WriteRoom in that they are all lightweight, distraction-free writing apps. However, iA Writer has more features than the others. Byword's strength is its ability to export and publish directly to Blogger, Evernote, Medium, Tumbler, and WordPress. For budget-minded writers who compose reasonably short pieces for the web, it's a fine option. That said, we would like Byword to add a library tool and templates, plus improve its saving options.

Jill Duffy

About Byword

Writing is made simpler on the iPhone and iPad with Byword. # Important aspects of Byword - Created to facilitate writing Markdown - Sync all of your Mac, iPhone, and iPad devices with text documents. - Turn off all documents so you can access them at any time - Use the text search to filter documents (Find & Replace inside documents coming soon - An alternative dark theme for added comfort in dim lighting - The most comprehensive Markdown support, with cross-references, tables, and footnotes - Export Markdown files as PDF and HTML files - Post content to Blogger, Tumblr, WordPress, Medium, and Evernote # Suitable for iOS 13 - Support for dark mode to match iOS preferences; - Use iOS Spotlight to directly search documents; - Split screen and multitasking on the iPad; - Direct access to the most recent documents from the program icon and shortcuts for creating new ones. #Blog posting From Byword, you can publish to Medium, WordPress, Tumblr, Blogger, and Evernote. It's easy to publish your tale with Byword: 1. Type in Word 2. Click Tools and choose Publish 3. Verify the metadata 4. Release # More attributes - Continued lists - Snippet expansion in TextExpander - Live updating word and character counters - Comprehensive VoiceOver support for users with vision impairments - Spelling and grammar checks, as well as dictionary searches - Shortcuts on the keyboard for formatting and switching between displays You can use Byword in the following ways: - To avoid utilizing cumbersome online interfaces and losing your work when posting to your blog. - For class, meeting, and research notes - To focus on writing that crucial email without getting sidetracked - To record thoughts and notes and make them accessible across all devices Rich text caution Only plain text formats are compatible with Byword for iOS. Txt, text, md, mmd, rmd, markdown, markdn, mdown, mkdn, markd, and fountain file extensions are all supported.

Most popular feedback for Multinotes

Functionality is extensive. While the UI is familiar, it also looks very dated for a newer app. Definitely needs a dark mode and the ability to customize the corkboard or an option to ditch it completely. Option to view notes in a list view in lieu of the corkboard would make the entire app professional-looking.

Dalton A.

About Multinotes

MultiNotes - Reminder Notes About this app's icon This is a universal information store, not just regular "Notes"! These Notes resemble the typical Post-It, but MultiNotes allows you to save much more than just brief notes. You can: - Directly take a photo or video from a note and store it in this specific application rather than the default Gallery. Any number of images or videos can be quickly accessed by attaching them to a note. - Record audio on the note and attach it as a voice recorder. - You can open any files and documents you attach to the note by clicking on the note itself. Everything can be stored in MultiNotes and is constantly accessible, so you won't need to search your smartphone's multiple programs for the information you need. You can use various "boards" and a variety of colors to publish notes on particular subjects. The text, pictures, or documents in a note can be locked with a password so that only you can access it. For the note, you can set a reminder, and your smartphone will sound an alarm at the appropriate time. You can mark items on lists you create. Make a list of your groceries, for instance, before you go shopping. After all, this is a very lovely and practical software with a "realistic" design! What's fresh: - You may now remove advertisements from the app for a little fee! - You can now store your notes to Google Drive to prevent losing them. - The capacity to send notes through other apps (e-mail, messengers, etc.) - Any note can now be added as a widget on your home screen. I'm awaiting comments and recommendations!

Byword reviews

I feel iOS version is better than Mac version. Would love to see a safety mechanism from deleting files or folders by accident. As of right now, all you have to do is swipe a file or folder to expose the delete button. One touch and file is gone. I accidentally deleted a file once from grazing the button by accident. There needs to be a pop up menu or something to prevent that. Thanks for listening

- OneCornerstone

Been using the Desktop version for several months now. Really enjoyed writing Rich text based documents on my computer with this app. When I finally bit the bullet and purchased the iOS Version, I unfortunately discovered after the purchase that the iOS version does not support Rich text. That detail was at the very bottom of the description and to be fair I made an assumption that the iOS version of the app would work the same as the desktop version. I can’t understand why rich text is not supported, and if I had known (I guess it’s my bad for not reading every single bit of description all the way to the very bottom) that I would be unable to sync those types of documents across devices, I would’ve gone with a different platform.

- clarkeleland

Byword is my go-to distraction free writing app on the Mac and I used it on iOS for a while— but unfortunately the slow Dropbox syncing led me to explore other solutions for iOS. It seems like updates this year might have fixed this so hopefully it’s better now. I had Byword configured for a Dropbox folder that I use for journal entries and it has a couple hundred markdown files in it plus two sub folders with some text, markdown and a couple of old rtf (rich text) files in them. When I opened up Byword it would hang on ‘Downloading items’ or ‘Syncing Items’ for minutes and it made me nervous to open recent files and create possible conflicts in my Dropbox. That was a big blocker when I just wanted to open the app and start writing. I recently reinstalled the app and also removed the rtf files from this Dropbox folder (just in case) and things seem to be better— fingers crossed.

- bikemike

Multinotes reviews

This is a great app that allows for many options for lists or color coding or other ways organizing your info. It has reminders/alarms that can override other apps on your phone (if you want them to), and it is super accessible for a quick note or detailed strategies. YES THIS iS A GREAT APP! The only downside so far is that sometimes the keyboard is in the way.

- Renee Wiger

I like the post-it look, being able to see my notes at a glance. I can change the saturation & the size of the notes, & size of the fonts. I can work at a different app & when I switch back I'm right back to where I left off. Nothing irritates me more than lost work. If I forget to save a note & shut the app off, its there the next time I open it . & notes stay in the trash in case I change my mind. Still want an undo button. & to open two notes at once. & a version for my laptop!

- 1860Sky Gypsy

works fine for the past 5 months I've had it. there's different colored notes plus different tabs and has a search button which is convenient. I would give 5 stars if widget fit better on my home screen: size of note to section is too small, takes up too much space for a small note. don't know how to change, if it is app related or phone settings. easy access all together.

- C samiano

Pros & cons

Byword

Pros
Distraction-free writing app with support for Markdown language
Lets you publish directly to popular websites
Inexpensive, one-time cost
Cons
Not useful for long-form writing
No library or tools for reference materials
Lacks templates

Multinotes

Pros
This app is safe, it's not require high risk permissions
Compatible with 32 bit device (most Emulator using 32bit arch CPU)
Compatible with 64-bit device (some android device and current Bluestacks)
Cons
No dark mode
Not customizable
Manual tranfer of device

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