FocusWriter and Write !: two good tools for creating ebooks


The paper books are gradually moving with the arrival of the ebooks, their homonyms in digital version. These are comfortable to wear to read wherever you go, although the paper versions still have their charm. In fact, I personally prefer the books of a lifetime, since they do not depend on a battery and for the eyes I suppose it is better to read on paper than with the brightness of the screen. It is also more comfortable for me, the only thing that weighs and is more uncomfortable to wear ...

With ebooks it has also been «democratized »a little book publishing, and has allowed some lesser-known or amateur authors to make their pines cheaply and get their publications to more people. Therefore, it is always good to have applications or tools that help us edit this type of electronic documents, whether they are technical documents, manuals, books of all kinds, etc. Therefore, in this article we present two apps for this.

The first app is called FocusWriter, which is available for various platforms, including Linux. With FocusWriter we can write our books, having the necessary functionalities in addition to a timer that tells us the time we spend writing. It also allows you to include themes to customize the application and make it more pleasing to our eyes, since some authors spend a lot of time in front of the screen. For the most nostalgic you have the possibility of playing a retro typewriter sound while you work ...

On the other hand we have Writer!, which is another of the alternative applications to FocusWriter. It is also focused on making life easier for writers, allowing them to do so quickly and productively. It has many interesting features for the syntax we use, checkers, etc. Therefore, it is an interesting option and that we can also use it natively in Linux. And one last note about Writer !, it has an interesting feature if you like the cloud, and that is that it supports integration with it ...

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  1.   Miguel Muñoz said

    Link to programs?

  2.   fperez said

    It would only be added that you can sell those e-books that you create on

    And one doubt, I wonder if there is an e-book on how to correctly perform the plasma-cutting in metallic materials or work guides that can be carried out with this technology