When comparing OmmWriter vs iA Writer, the Slant community recommends iA Writer for most people. In the question“What are the best distraction-free word processors?” iA Writer is ranked 1st while OmmWriter is ranked 4th.
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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 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.
Pro Blanks out the any other screens if you have more than one
OmmWriter is available for OS X 10.5+, Windows XP - 7 and iPad iOS 3.2+.
Pro Monospace font support
Pro Can tell how long it would take to read through what you've written
Pro A mode that brings focus to the sentence you're working on
Enabling Focus Mode will dim the whole text except the sentence you are currently writing on.
Pro Create whole document by including separate images/markdown docs
This is new and very awesome feature in iA Writer 4.0
Pro Markdown support
Pro Noise Free Writing Experience removes even the program bar
The Noise Free Writing Experience is one of the first approaches to create a first class distraction-free environment. The feature hides the Mac program bar when you start writing.
Pro Available for all Apple devices
iA Writer is available for Mac, iPhone and iPad.
Pro Can export a Word document
Pro Syncs using iCloud and Dropbox
iA Writer can sync documents using iCloud or Dropbox from within the editor for use across multiple devices.