Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between iWriter and iWriter Pro?

The Pro-features, such as: Markdown editing and preview, text searching and many other.
iWriter Pro vs iWriter difference

Where can I find Writedown?

Writedown is removed from the App Store and no longer supported. Please use iWriter Pro instead.

Does iWriter have an URL scheme?

For now, x-callback-url schemes are not supported.

How can I save my document? I can't find a save button.

You should not care about document saving. All changes are saved automatically.

I want to know more about MultiMarkdown.

Please follow this link to MultiMarkdown Syntax Guide.

Undo in iWriter for iPad and iPhone

You can Undo last operations via the following methods:

For iPad:
- The Undo button on the keyboard (tap .?123 or 123 then Undo).
- iWriter’s Undo gesture — swipe from right to left with two fingers (Redo is from left to right).

For iPhone and iPad:
- Gently shake your device to reveal the Undo/Redo menu.

Does iWriter support RTF?


I open a file and see hieroglyphs. What's wrong?

iWriter supports only plain text files in UTF-8 encoding. It seems that your file has different encoding type.

Is there a Mac version?

iWriter Pro for Mac is available on the Mac App Store

Can I get a refund?

Sorry, but we can’t do refunds by ourselves. You have to contact Apple to get a refund.

Where can I find privacy policy for iWriter and iWriter Pro?

You can read it here.

I have another question that isn't covered here…

Sure! and we'll answer as best as we can. We'll extend this FAQ as new questions pop up.