5 Android Apps For Writing

Doesn’t it seem like the best writing ideas happen when you are taking a break and running out for coffee. To help you capture those thoughts right in the moment, we’ve compiled a list of five apps that are good for writing on Android devices. (If you carry an iPhone, check out our list of the Best iPhone Apps for Writing).

We’ve listed the name of the app, the cost and the app’s description, and linked to the app’s page in the Android Market.

  1. SolidNote ($2.40): “SolidNote is a fast, clean, simple note taking application that syncs with the SimpleNote service. Includes background note syncing! Inspired by the SimpleNote iPhone app.”
  2. Evernote (Free): “Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do-lists, record voice reminders—and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.”
  3. Note Everything (Free, Pro Version $4.18): “A notepad for taking different notes and types with many features. A note (notepad) application where you can create text-, voice- and paint-notes. Your notes can be organized in folders. You can create shortcuts on home, send notes, use live folders & much more!”
  4. AK Notepad (Free): “Refreshingly simple note-taking with free secure sync to Catch.com”
  5. Simple Notepad (Free): “A simple notepad for simple tasks. It offers simple and easy note taking: Reminder; Checklist; Password protection; Search and sort; Share; Color title; Sticky note widgets/shortcuts – pin Post-it like notes/folders to your home screen; Upload to Dropbox, Evernote, Google Docs, etc.”

This list is in no way comprehensive. What Android apps do you like to use for writing? Help us build the list by adding your favorite apps in the comments section.