PlainText App for iOS
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PlainText App for iOS


PlainText App for iOS

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"For editing text on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch. PlainText is a simple text editor with an uncomplicated, paper-like user interface. Unlike the default Notes app, PlainText allows you to create and organize your documents in folders and sync everything with• FOLDERS keep your documents organized.• PAPER-LIKE INTERFACE keeps the focus on your text.• DROPBOX SYNC means your documents are always available."This is a free app
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: March 18, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 15, 2012
Keywords: web apps, note taking, Dropbox, Text editing


  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
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    avg: 3 rating
  • User review 4 average rating
  • User Rating: 4 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Personal Collections (3)
  • Accessibility Info (none)


Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: iPad, iPhone
Technical Requirements: Web app
Language: English
Material Version: 1.3
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for Sally Robertson
3 years ago

Sally Robertson (Librarian)

A very simple to use application very note taking and editing.  Can create folders to organize everyting. 

Technical Remarks:

Web app in iTunes.

Time spent reviewing site: 15 min.