“A truly great example of how iPad apps should be written. PlainText is simple, uncluttered, and very pretty. It’s a lovely thing to be looking at for one, two, three, four hours while you’re trying to write something.” — Andy Ihnatko, MacBreak Weekly
For editing text on iPad & iPhone. PlainText is a simple text editor with a paper-like user interface. Unlike the default Notes app, PlainText allows you to create and organize your documents in folders and sync everything with Dropbox.com. Requires iOS 4.3+
PlainText is a basic text editing app that offers up a tiny, but useful feature set using a minimalist interface that I found to be just about perfect.
— Jeffery Battersby, Macworld.com
"From the wide margins to the minimalist black-and-gray interface, it looks classy, and makes you want to write"
— Charlie Sorrel, Wired.com
It’s beautiful. Call me fickle, but looks count. I’m going to spend a lot if time staring at this app, so it should look good. The typography is fantastic and everything is clear and legible.
— Dave Caolo, 52Tiger.net
If you’re a Dropbox user, or even just someone looking for a super-simple Notes alternative, check out PlainText. You owe it to yourself!
— Bonnie Eisenman, 148apps.com
The interface is nicely designed and intuitive. Reading, writing and editing text files in both landscape and portrait orientation is fast and easy. Folders are supported, and once your Dropbox account is linked to the app, files are automatically synced.
— Simon Mackie, Gigaom.com
If you’re looking for something simple, elegant and, most of all, free give PlainText a try. It’s a simple app with a great attention to details, and I’m pretty sure it’ll keep many of you focused on writing. Personally, I just found a sync-powered Text Edit for iOS.
— Federico Viticci, Macstories.net
This is a very useful app that I would recommend to anyone who needs to create and edit text files on their iPhone or iPad, and may later need to make changes on a computer.
— Matt Solomon, MobileOrchard.com
It’s lightweight, it’s minimal, and it let’s you focus on your writing, all while backing up and syncing to Dropbox as you go. It doesn’t get much simpler or easier than that.
— Joshua Schnell, Macgasm.net
PlainText’s really straightforward and simple interface removes any unwanted distractions and let’s you just write on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.
— Adam Dachis, Lifehacker.com