Top 5 Browser Based Writing Apps

Well! Microsoft Office package is available for your favorite operating system i.e. Windows. Nevertheless, do you know that there are so many browser based writing apps those are available at free of cost and they can eliminate those paid apps right away?

Top 5 Browser Based Writing Apps

Although, the following browser based writing apps do not provide all those facilities that regular paid apps do but still if you do not want to spend your money on Microsoft Office, here you go. All the following online writing apps will provide a better environment to write whatever you want. You can also save them in the corresponding cloud storage or save them in your hard disk. On the other hand, you can access them from anywhere. You just need an internet connection on your PC or even on mobile. That is where browser based writing apps excel.

Top browser based writing apps


TypWrittr, browser based writing app

This is one of the best free browser based writing apps available at free of cost. Obviously, you need to sign up to TypWrittr in order to access your files. However, the sign up process is very simple and not much time consuming. You will get a really great writing environment on your screen.

The best part is you can change the background. There are so many in-build wallpapers those are available to be set. On the other hand, you can change font style, font family, font color, writing space and more others according to your wish.


Quip, browser based writing appAlthough, Quip is a great place to work with your friends, teammates, family members, colleagues or anybody else but you can use it as a browser based writing app as well. To use it like a writing tool for personal usage, there is no need to invite anybody. That is the only thing you have to do following by signing up. You can use Quip from anywhere alike other apps. In addition, you can install Quip on your Android or iOS device.



HemingWay, browser based writing tool

This is yet another great browser based writing utility, which comes with minimal design and features. You can also write your content while using the webapp. But if you would like it and use it on your desktop, you can purchase the desktop version for Mac and Windows by spending only $6.99. The webapp is really awesome in terms of writing environment and you won’t be distracted by anything. On the other hand, you don’t need to sign up to it to start writing. You can also get total number of words, characters, sentences, readability level and more others.


GingkoApp, browser based writer

If you want to do more than just writing, GingkoApp is the perfect for you. You can use this writing tool as Timeline, Project Planning, and Academic Paper and so on. The interface is great and all the features are comprehensible for anybody. It is available for free but if you need more features, you can purchase the pro account for just $4.99/month or $39/year.



DraftIN, browser based online writing tool

DraftIN is yet another browser based writing app available at free of cost. Alike TypWrittr, you can write unlimited articles using DraftIN and share it with anybody. On the other hand, the writing interface looks great and comes with a white background. The next big thing is you can save your written articles in your PC in various formats including PDF, Word, HTML etc.

Some other browser based writing apps are Word Online, which comes with OneDrive and Google Docs, which comes as a standalone application. However, in this article, you have seen some less known writing tools, what will help you a lot.

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3 thoughts on “Top 5 Browser Based Writing Apps

  • September 9, 2014 at 5:50 pm

    how about desktop publishing software I use BlogJet 3 try it much better than windows live writer

    The most advanced Windows blog editor and manager. Get convenience and speed of a native application, and the ability to write posts offline.

  • September 8, 2014 at 2:09 am

    Very useful post Sudip, I use Hemingway app and its very useful. I was waiting for the desktop version, wasn’t aware that they already released it.

    Will check out the other apps you listed before I buy Hemingway app.

    • September 8, 2014 at 6:31 am

      I am glad you have found my article useful. Hope you will like all the other apps as well.


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