PlainText – iPhone App of the Week

PlainText – iPhone App of the Week

This is a regular feature of the blog looking at various Apps available. Some of the apps will be useful for those involved in learning technologies, others will be useful in improving the way in which you work, whilst a few will be just plain fun! Some will be free, others will cost a little and one or two will be what some will think is quite expensive.

This week’s App is PlainText.

For editing text on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. PlainText is a simple text editor with an uncomplicated, paper-like user interface. Unlike the default Notes app, PlainText allows you to create and organize your documents in folders and sync everything with


PlainText is a simple tool that allows you to edit a text document and unlike the built in Notes app it syncs automatically with Dropbox so you can access your notes when you need to from your computer, another device or a browser.

You can type in text on your iPhone and once you have connected PlainText to your Dropbox it will “appear” there!

PlainText is an universal app so also works on the iPad. If you need something with more settings then the developer of PlainText has created WriteRoom.

If you want to make notes and sync them automatically to Dropbox and you are not worried about formatting or tags (use Evernote for that kind of thing) then PlainText is probably the right app for you.

Get PlainText in the iTunes App Store.

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