When comparing iA Writer vs Quoll Writer, the Slant community recommends Quoll Writer for most people. In the question“What are the best apps for writers?” Quoll Writer is ranked 3rd while iA Writer is ranked 11th.
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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 Can tell how long it would take to read through what you've written
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 Markdown support
Pro Syncs using iCloud and Dropbox
iA Writer can sync documents using iCloud or Dropbox from within the editor for use across multiple devices.
Pro Create whole document by including separate images/markdown docs
This is new and very awesome feature in iA Writer 4.0.
Pro Can export a Word document
Pro Available for all Apple devices
iA Writer is available for Mac, iPhone and iPad.
Pro Frequent updates
Pro Open Source
Pro Automatic chapter save
Achievements are aimed at helping you get to know Quoll Writer and providing rewards for writing (after all no one else will be doing it).
Pro Export projects to docx, epub and html
Pro Import from Microsoft docx
Pro Problem Finder
The Problem Finder helps you to identify issues with your writing.
Pro Distraction-free mode
Any project can be encrypted with a password.
Pro Image attachment
It's possible to change several aspects from displaying to character's datasheet.
Con No Linux support
Con Windows only
Although it should be possible to make a multi platform version as Quoll is written in Java.
Con No mobile app
Con No cloud support
Unfortunatelly, there's no cloud support, which is very important nowadays.