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iA Writer 7.1.3

Writing environment focusing on simplicity

Category: Productivity
Price: Medium
Popularity: Medium
Version String: 7.1.3 (71031)
Release Date: 2024-05-14
Architecture: Intel & AppleSilicon(ARM)
Minimum OS: macOS 10.15
Vendor Name: Information Architects GmbH
Homepage: ia.net

Version History 7.1.3 (71031)

This update fixes a few small bugs. It includes all the great features in iA Writer 7.1:

- Major upgrade for iA Writer’s integration with Shortcuts
- 18 new actions to open, create, edit, and organize files
- This feature requires macOS 13 Ventura
- We’ve prepared a few practical shortcuts to show what’s possible, and to inspire you to create your own

# Open

- Open New: Opens a new note, ready to be saved to your Inbox folder as soon as you type.
- Add Diary Entry: Adds an entry to your Diary folder with the current date and time.
- Take Meeting Notes: Creates meeting notes document for your upcoming calendar event.
- Open Clipboard: Opens a new file with clipboard contents converted to Markdown.

# Save

- Dictate Text: Saves dictated text to your Inbox folder.
- Dictate To-Do: Saves dictated text to your To-Do file.
- Read Later: Saves a web article to your Read Later folder.
- Shazam: Shazam a song and save it to your Inbox folder.

# Current File

- Listen: Turns current file into audio.
- Copy Link: Copies a link that can be used to open current file from other apps.
- Translate: Translates a copy of the current file.

# Organize

- Duplicate Template: Duplicates a template file or folder and adds it to favorites.
- Search: Opens Quick Search with the provided query.

# Edit with ChatGPT

- Writing Assistant: Use ChatGPT as a conversation partner to improve your text.
- Proofread: Proofreads a copy of the current document.
- Shorten: Shortens a copy of the current document.
- Change Tone: Changes tone of a copy of the current document.

# Other Improvements

- Added top author percentage to stats
- Adjusted insert date actions to use system language


“iA Writer creates a clean, simple and distraction-free writing environment for when you really need to focus on your words.” ***** The New York Times

“iA Writer is an example of how powerful simplicity and accessibility can be.” ***** The Guardian

“iA Writer is all about textual production—writing this phrase, this sentence, this word at this moment.” ***** WIRED

4 x Best of App Store Winner

# The Simple Writing App
iA Writer removes distractions. Giving you a calm, focused, writing space, so you can express yourself clearly.

# Focus
Focus Mode dims everything but the current sentence or paragraph, helping you stay in the flow.

# Start
Don’t worry about the format. First, write in plain text. Then preview in HTML.

# Organize
Search, sort, and quickly swap between documents from different clouds without leaving the window.

# Work
iA Writer includes an inverted light-on-dark-mode, perfect for working day and night.

# Clean
Spot superfluous adjectives, weak verbs, repetitive nouns, false conjunctions and clean your text of the usual rumble.

# Shape
Customize your templates and export to WordPress or Medium, HTML, Microsoft Word (.docx), or PDF.

# 100% Text
Embed links, pictures, tables and text files in plain text and see them in preview.