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Free, Cloud-Based Word Processor Zoho Writer Shows Promise

Zoho Writer offers a surprisingly comfortable online writing environment, with some issues.

Free Downloads That Are Worth a Donation, Part 2

In the second part of our donationware series, we introduce a few hidden gems that you can download and use for free. All of these programs accept contributions, and some support charities.

WriteMonkey Removes Distractions So You Can Just Write

WriteMonkey is a full-screen writing environment that lets you focus on what you're trying to say, and forget the rest.

Downloads Digest: Carbonite 5, Fade In, AeroFS, Cloud9 IDE, Studio One Artist

The five most recently reviewed files include screenplay software, a fabulous file-sync program in invitation-only beta, a promising IDE that needs some work, and a music and audio recording program.

Write a Screenplay Like the Pros Do With Fade In

Fade In gives you the tools to produce the next "Citizen Kane"…or the next "Mansquito vs. Megacroc."

Nitro Pro 7 Performs Many of Adobe Acrobat's Tasks at a Fraction of the Price

Nitro Pro 7 is fine for simple convert-to-PDF tasks, but it's not yet an Acrobat-beater.

ConnectedText Personal Wiki

ConnectedText's new version 5 builds on its strengths as a personal wiki.

Quickly Strip Double-Spaces from Word Documents

Tired of manually removing the extra spaces after periods? Here's a simple way to remove them in a flash.

Create PDFs for Free With PrimoPDF

Print to PDF with this utility, which has all the options you could ask for from a free PDF creator.

Foxit Reader Opens Your PDFs Fast

Fast, lightweight, and feature-packed, Foxit Reader remains a great alternative to Adobe Reader