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Free Apps for Research: Writing


Writer is a writing application without the fuss and distraction of a traditional word processor. It is perfect for everything from taking notes to writing a novel on your phone or tablet.

Writer's philosophy is Keep It Simple. Writer tries to be as basic as possible, giving you somewhere to turn your thoughts into text, markdown support, and some statistics. Nothing more, nothing less.

Note: Files are currently stored in sdcard://Writer/. Future versions of Writer will allow you to select a custom directory, share documents via email, and synchronise your documents using Dropbox and

Docs to Go

Docs To Go

Docs To Go

Work from anywhere: View, edit, and create Microsoft® Office files & view Adobe PDF® files on your Android smartphone and/or tablet with the original and #1 selling mobile Office suite of all time.

Docs To Go 4.0 contains best-in-class document viewing and editing at no charge. Options for connecting to multiple cloud storage accounts, desktop file sync, and opening password-protected files are available via in-app purchases.

Jotterpad Writer


Jotterpad Writer - plain text editor, perfect for writing novels, lyrics, poems, essays and screenplays.

Features include: built-in dictionary, Undo and Redo, drop box integration etc. Additional features are available when purchasing the product.