Smart Typewriter is a dedicated drafting device for anyone who writes without the distraction – or temptation – of browsers, email, or notifications. Get in writing flow and develop more prolific writing sessions by separating the drafting and editing processes. When it is time to edit, your drafts wirelessly sync to the cloud for export into your software of choice. Push your productivity forward and tap into writing joy!
Draft now, edit later. Our original distraction-free writing tool, now even better.
I have suffered unaware for decades now. I learned to compose on a word processor with a small screen in the 1980s. I saw the sentences for a few minutes and then they were gone until they were printed.
I learned to write in flow.
And then computer software forced me to stare at the whole damned document and I became obsessed with editing while I typed. I got good at editing my writing in large chunks, but I missed the creative joy that came from writing in flow state.
Freewrite has returned that joy to my life and I know where and when to use it. Wonderful product!
One of the biggest things keeping me from writing for a while as just how easy it was to get distracted on my computer. I bought this thing to help me separate writing from playing, and as of this review I've cranked out 4000-odd words on a short romance story.
Will absolutely keep using it, and I may even get a Traveler later to compliment it.
Smart Typewriter (Gen3)
Smart Typewriter (Gen3)
I wasn’t sure this little device was going to work for me. I thought I’d be unable to cope with not having the ability to do major editing, but I was wrong. It turns out that I have it in me to write freely, to go deeper, to let the words pour out of me in ways I hadn’t thought possible, and I never would have known had I not taken the chance on FreeWrite. Grateful.
E Ink™ screen with frontlight|
Writing canvas – 121mm x 68mm
Status window – 113mm x 18mm
Full-size mechanical keyboard with Kailh Box Brown keyswitches |
Unified keyboard supporting 85+ keyboard layout variants
|ONBOARD STORAGE||Embedded flash memory|
|Wi-Fi||2.4 Ghz Wi-Fi with capability for cloud syncing and over-the-air firmware updates|
|PORTS||USB Type-C for charging, offline data transfer, and as Host (e.g. can plug in external keyboard)|
Internal LiPo battery|
4+ weeks of running time with regular usage defined as 30 minutes per day
|SUPPORTED CLOUD APPS||Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive|
|SUPPORTED KEYBOARD LANGUAGES||
Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bambara, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Eurkey, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hausa, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lingala, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Vietnamese, and Wolof|
See a list of all 85+ keyboard layout variants
|SIZE||11.7” x 9.3” x 2.8” (298mm x 237mm x 70mm)|
|WEIGHT||4.0 lbs (1.8 kg)|