1. Leanna Lofte's Avatar
    Ben has sent us an email looking for a word processing app with specific features.

    Hello!

    Ive been following your blog for quite a long time now, and I have to say my iPhone has so many great apps because of YOU guys!

    However, theres only one thing thats missing: a word processor app. Oh no, not any word processing app: a Dropbox-enabled landscape-supporting iPhone-compatible formatting-including word processing app. Yup. Ive tried em all: from Elements to SImplenote, from QuickOffice to Office2, from DocumentsToGo to Notesy...I was so excited when I found out about Pages finally being compatible with the iPhone but oh-no it doesnt offer landscape support. Why do I need one like that? Im trying to pick up writing, writing a novel, and in the momentary absence of an iPad (Ill get the iPad 3 if it gets released this September, Ill follow its updates on your site of course! ) all Im left with is my iPhone, the iPhone that I was convinced to buy after I read your reviews on your site... I want to be able to edit my novel on my iPhone and save it in Dropbox (or even another cloud-based service, as long as its safe and, well, cheap! [even better if its free!]) so that I can then access it on my laptop or wherever I am. I also want to be able to make my editing and formatting when I need to, with chapters, text formatting etc... Landscape support? Just to make it flexible: sometimes I feel like writing in portrait mode, other times I feel like I need me some landscape mode. Now, if there was one app that was a mix of all those apps I mentioned plus the other ones I purchased for this purpose, well, Id buy it in a jiffy! But so far I havent found one like that, Ive only found mediocre apps (and some terrible, terrible apps! *shivers*) and some good apps too but they all had missing features the features that mean most to me, the ones I listed...

    Right now Im tired of spending money trying out all these apps and being disappointed...so, since you guys have magically been able to advice others on what to get for their needs (Im saying magically because everytime I read those posts I think oh cmon there cant be an app for that........oh wait...there is!), I really HOPE that you can help me out with this one!

    Now, Ive never won any contests on your website (*sob*) or any prizes on your site (*sob sob*) BUT if you could PLEASE just help me out with this one, you would make me the happiest Tipb fan in the whole wide world! Youd finally help me, an aspiring writer, to do what Ive been dreaming of doing for so long, all thats missing is the right tool...the right app...which I hope you can find for me!

    P.S.
    Even if theres more than one I dont mind trying them out, whether you find 1 or 2 or 3, I just hope you can find something that fits my needs!

    Sincerely yours,

    A loyal fan! =)
    Anyone have any suggestion for Ben?
    09-05-2011 02:33 PM
  2. anon4705295's Avatar
    Did you try Evernote? It offers this for formatting:



    That's the best I've managed to find that also supports landscape. It syncs with its own website and desktop application.

    Hope I've helped!
    10-21-2011 12:46 AM
  3. gewappnet's Avatar
    He actually does not list his needed features. Landscape support, text formatting and Dropbox support are already in the mentioned QuickOffice and DocumentsToGo. What are the missed features?
    10-21-2011 09:22 AM
  4. anon4705295's Avatar
    He actually does not list his needed features. Landscape support, text formatting and Dropbox support are already in the mentioned QuickOffice and DocumentsToGo. What are the missed features?
    I'm assuming it's semi-advanced formatting... but as I don't have either QuickOffice or DocumentsToGo I can't tell XD
    10-21-2011 09:26 AM
  5. natefish's Avatar
    He actually does not list his needed features. Landscape support, text formatting and Dropbox support are already in the mentioned QuickOffice and DocumentsToGo. What are the missed features?
    Indeed. I have DocumentsToGo and I was thinking the same thing.
    10-23-2011 08:35 AM
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