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Meet writr, an app to help you build a better life. With writr we have discovered a better way for you to be in touch with your experiences and thoughts. Over a hundred inspiring and thought provoking prompts from the 7 key categories of life, will help you to reflect and keep track of how these elements assist in shaping your future and guide you to make better decisions in your journey towards growth writr talks to you and challenges you to evoke self-analysis. It is the most adaptable and personal app for reflection. Loved and used by thousands it offers, cloud backup and synchronization on your Windows devices.

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PC

PC

Version notes

Version number: 2015.607.610.378

We know you’ve been waiting for this day. After months of hard work writr is delighted to bring synchronization on your devices. There are few more things that we would like to share with you so continue reading - Today screen is now prompts screen. The prompts screen has been designed with you in mind, ensuring a seamless, enjoyable experience across the product. - We’ve introduced 7 categories to help you deep dive in to your life and explore areas such as your aspirations, finances, physical and mental well-being, spirituality and time management. - writr Labs is an exciting addition to the latest version that will enable you to interact with beta versions of features that we bring out in future. Your first task today is to test synchronization. - We believe in communicating with you that’s why we’ve added in-app communication. This new feature will also make it easier for you to give us feedback in future.

Features

  • Daily prompts encourage reflection and self-analysis with each entry.
  • Deep dive in to 7 key areas of life with help of categories.
  • Synchronise your entries across multiple devices.
  • Cloud backup so that you never have to worry about losing your entries.
  • Gorgeous calendar providing a seamless, intuitive experience.
  • Bookmarking allows you to never forget those important growth milestones.
  • Add Tags to posts for context and easy access.
  • Share select snippets to your social media channels with ease.
  • Password lock your entries on device.
  • Backup and Restore your entries and settings.
  • Add and edit entries for past, present, and future.

System Requirements

Minimum
OS Windows 10, Windows 8.1
Architecture x86, x64
Recommended
OS Windows 10, Windows 8.1
Architecture x86, x64

Additional info

Published by
The Ideapad
The Ideapad Limited


Approximate download size
10.13 MB


Category
Productivity



This app can
Access your Internet connection


Installation
Install on up to ten Windows 10 devices.


Accessibility
The product developer believes this product meets accessibility requirements, making it easier for everyone to use.


Language supported
English (United States)


Publisher Info
Publisher Website
Publisher Support


Additional terms
writr privacy policy



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Most helpful favorable review

Rating:5/5

12/22/2015

Gracie

Platform: PC

It is Awesome!

It's really cool. I can write what I want to- whenever I want! It gives me prompts (basically it gives you topics or ideas to write about). It get's my mind rolling. It has Spell Check, Bold, Italicized, and Underlined options (just right click when in a prompt). *You CANNOT go back and edit something once you have clicked the checkmark* FYI. You can Backup and Restore, have a passcode on Writr, and each time you click Prompts it gives you different topics to choose from. Really a very good app! Must have!

15 out of 16 people found this helpful.

Most helpful critical review

Rating:3/5

10/17/2014

Wes

Platform: PC

Simple and Clean

Its very simple and clean. Exactly The type of thing you want in a journaling app. As far as journaling functionality..I like the questions, but I also wouldn't might being able to turn them off/make my own titles. I know that's the point of difference that writr prides themselves on, but I want a little more control over that aspect (I don't always want to be answering a "growth" question. Maybe sometimes I just want to write about work/life? This app lacks certain security features which would make it awesome. There is no password to open it. Your entries are stored un-encrypted so anyone could read them. The backup zip is also not encrypted or password protected(z7 AES-256 encrypt that sucker!), and you cant automatically schedule a backup. I'll buy this as soon as it has those features. Then it will be a solid 5 star app!

40 out of 41 people found this helpful.

Rating:4/5

1/30/2017

Dave

Platform: PC

Status of the app

The status of the app is up to date. it is important to keep you apps to date so that they can run properly. It is the best option to have the store on update automatically so you don't have to manually do it.

Rating:4/5

11/30/2016

Unknown

Platform: PC

Status of App

There are no updates for the app. this app is a good one. It's good to update your app so you can keep up to date with your security features and also any adds they come out with.

One person found this helpful.

Rating:5/5

6/21/2016

Steven

Platform: PC

The best journal app.

This is the best journal/diary app I've tried. I can write down my various thoughts every day as they come to me, each on its own entry. I write everything from ideas I come up with to my feelings about the day to things I plan to do in the future. So far I've been writing around 2 to 4 short entries each day. The interface is clean and minimal and the font is a pleasure to write with and read. A few other apps like this that I've tried gave me a full Rich Text editor to play with, and that added functionality really just made me lose focus - after all, I'm not writing a novel. This app is clear and to the point, and for that reason I consider its minimalism a strength. The prompts on the home screen are also interesting, though I wish there were more of them. It would also be neat if people could create their own prompts that other people could answer. Of the apps I've tried, this is definitely the best of its kind. Highly recommended.

2 out of 2 people found this helpful.

Rating:4/5

4/24/2016

Gina

Platform: PC

Decent Replacement for Day One

I used to use Day One when I had a Mac and snagged this one when I bought my new PC. This app feels a bit more "in development" than Day One did, but it does about the same thing and I'm pretty satisfied. The main drawback for me is the inability to change the font family or size on the entries. I like to keep my font size a little smaller and by default it's pretty large. There's also no "close" button on the menu that pops up on the bottom and I've noticed it gets in the way of your text when you have it open and your text reaches the bottom. Other than that, though, it's a decent app and I look forward to future improvements.

4 out of 5 people found this helpful.

Rating:5/5

4/14/2016

Catherine

Platform: PC

Great questions that make words flow! Amazing

I like everything, simple to use and well worded questions that sets a different mood for every entry. Great for writers and people who love keeping journals.

2 out of 3 people found this helpful.

Rating:4/5

3/19/2016

Douglas

Platform: PC

I would like some more stuff

I like the app and the design. I would like the ability to add a picture to a day. Sometimes I write about something and I would love to add a picture with what I wrote about. Keep up the good work!!

12 out of 13 people found this helpful.

Rating:5/5

12/22/2015

Gracie

Platform: PC

It is Awesome!

It's really cool. I can write what I want to- whenever I want! It gives me prompts (basically it gives you topics or ideas to write about). It get's my mind rolling. It has Spell Check, Bold, Italicized, and Underlined options (just right click when in a prompt). *You CANNOT go back and edit something once you have clicked the checkmark* FYI. You can Backup and Restore, have a passcode on Writr, and each time you click Prompts it gives you different topics to choose from. Really a very good app! Must have!

15 out of 16 people found this helpful.

Rating:5/5

11/2/2015

Tucker

Platform: PC

Clean and simple!

I think they've done an excellent job with this app! The interface is among the cleanest I've EVER seen-- even among iOS apps! It works well and reliably. The only things I'd ask for are the ability to attach multiple images to entries and having PDF exports for the purpose of having a separate, independent backup.

Rating:5/5

10/5/2015

Ginger

Platform: PC

Love, Love, Love!

I looove this app! It has helped me learn how to journal more often by giving my prompts to use when I can't think of anything to write and showing the days I used the app on the calendar. I was able to develop my journaling habit which has helped with my anxiety quite a bit. Love this app!

19 out of 19 people found this helpful.

Rating:5/5

9/24/2015

Sara

Platform: PC

Great for Journaling

I love the simplicity of this app, and the syncing between devices works wonderfully. Calendar linking to journals does not seem to work with me, which is not really a big deal. Would suggest adding a time stamp to each journal instead of just date, but also not a big deal if it doesn't happen. I use it everyday for my daily journals, and have disabled prompts (love that I have this option) but could see the prompts being a nice touch if I was a creative writer. I think it would be cool if prompts could be saved for later because I know they change every so often. Again I don't use them so this feature is just a suggestion to improve the app.

9 out of 10 people found this helpful.

Rating:/5

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