5 Best Mobile Apps For Writers

Sabrina Goldstein
June 16, 2019

As a writer, your computer is your most important tool. That is what you use for all the research and writing you need to complete the content creation process. However, you don’t need to rely on your computer alone, with the right writing apps, you can convert your mobile phone into the perfect writing tool. Experts on equip their mobile devices to be as efficient as a computer. You can do the same thing if you want more flexibility.

Top 5 Mobile Apps For Writers

1. Write With Microsoft Word

Microsoft has a mobile version of Word that does almost everything that can be done with the desktop version. You can use it to write any time of the day no matter where you are. The mobile version of Word also has a spell check feature that underlines mistakes when you’re writing. You can choose to write with British or American English, add tables images and links, and even decide which font you want to use out of a long list. The mobile app can be used offline or online and it can be linked to your email address. So, even when you switch devices, you will still have access to your files.

2. Write With Final Draft Writer

Are you a screenplay writer? You can write and format your screenplays using Final Draft Writer. When you’re done writing, you can share the content with anyone you want in several formats. It is easy to understand so you don’t need help from anyone to use it. However, this software isn’t free. While you can enjoy a free trial for some days, you have to pay if you want to keep enjoying the services. Don’t worry, it’s worth every penny.

3. Compile Ideas With Index Card

Each time you get an inspiration, you can save it with this mobile app. It allows you to compile ideas using bullet lists. You can allocate backgrounds, story elements, characters, and locations using this application. Anything you need for plotting and storyboarding can be done with this app and it cost less than $3. While it is perfect for novelists and play writers, any writer can use it to store ideas.

4. Store Quick Notes With Evernote

Evernote is another popular mobile app for writers. It allows you to store and search content at any time of the day. You can store each note with details like the date of creation, the reason for creation, title, and many other details. These notes can be shared with family and friends or referenced in the future. One of the best features of this app is that it allows you to search for notes across devices.

5. Type With Grammarly Keyboard

Grammarly is one of the best applications for editing content. Unfortunately, it is not yet available on mobile devices. You can use the Grammarly keyboard to get quick insight when you’re typing with your phone and you do not have access to the main application.

These are the top five mobile applications for writers who want to work on the go. Some of them are free while others are premium. The ones you download should depend on your needs.

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