This digital typewriter was designed to give you a distraction free writing experience. It does not have social media or any popup notifications. Many writers claim that the main thing that holds new ones back, is distractions. The Freewrite solves them all.
The Freewrite second generation model features two E INK screens. The primary one is 5.5 inches and has an adjustable front-lit display, so you can type at night. In order to turn the front-light on, you hold down on the special key and click on L. The second display is smaller, which is 4.5 inches and is pure landscape, the height is pretty small. This screen displays many words are in a specific document and how many words per minute you are typing, further goals can be configured.
Freewrite can sync with Dropbox, Evernote, and Google Drive. You can find instructions for setting this up here: Dropbox, Google Drive, Evernote. You can connect your Freewrite 2 to your PC or MAC via the USB-C cable. You can transfer data and also charge your device. Freewrite has a webpage called Postbox that you can open up on any smartphone and whatever you write will be saved to the website, this is useful if you want show anyone what you have been working on, or just for personal reference. There is a WIFI switch on the right side, you can basically toggle it on or off. It can also save documents to the internal memory and you can select folder A/B/C and switch between them with the toggle switch to the left. You can save all of your writings in plain text or PDF.
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