When comparing OmmWriter vs Bear, the Slant community recommends Bear for most people. In the question“What are the best distraction-free plain text editors for MacOS?” Bear is ranked 2nd while OmmWriter is ranked 4th. The most important reason people chose Bear is:
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Pro Offers a selection of great backgrounds, audio tracks and keystroke sounds to add ambiance
OmmWriter's greatest strength lies in a great selection of pleasant visual designs (images, photographs and chromatherapy backgrounds) and immersive music that can change the look and feel of the writer allowing to create desired ambiance. The backgrounds choices are calm and unobtrusive and the ambient music options are enveloping. You can even choose to replace keyboard strokes with different kinds of sounds. These elements, together with a clean design, create a feeling of a space that's separate from all distractions found in world around you.
Pro Blanks out the any other screens if you have more than one
Pro Monospace font support
Pro Exports to a .omm, .txt and .pdf files
OmmWriter can save to plaintext files (.omm and .txt are both plaintext, only the extension is different) and PDF documents.
OmmWriter is available for OS X 10.5+, Windows XP - 7 and iPad iOS 3.2+.
Pro Beautiful interface
Pro Easy to use
Pro Instant markdown preview in the editor while preserving original MD code
Pro Easy tagging
For example: #tag/sub tag/foo/bar #tag2/foo/bar
Pro Flawless sync
It's everything Dropbox Paper promised to be, but without the embarrassment. The notes are always in sync between devices.
Pro Lots of export formats
PDF, RTF, DOCX, HTML, TXT and MD.
Pro Hashtag support
Adding a hashtag with a keyword tags the note to make it easy to search.
Pro Simple to back up/export entire note database
Notes are exported as plain text, not a proprietary format, along with all embedded objects.
Con Only subscription-based
Can not buy it straight up.
Con No Tabs - can only view 1 note at a time
Con No inline editing and markup of pictures
The only option is to open in an editor (thereby creating a copy) and saving it again.