The best alternative to Ulysses, and other apps, now on sale

Applications on offer

We return with a new selection of apps free or on sale for a limited time, always with the aim that you can make the most of your iOS devices.

For that reason, today we present you thea better alternative to Ulysses at half price, an application so you can calculate everything you want, and a great utility to apply beautiful depth effects to your photos. But don't forget: offers expire so be quick.

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Let's start with what, in my opinion, is the best application on offer of the day. Now that the fantastic Ulysses has decided to pass a subscription model Without caring at all who had already trusted her, the time has come to start looking for alternatives, and one of the most complete and similar is "ByWord".

ByWord iOS

"ByWord" is a complete text editor that makes writing much easier both on iOS devices and on Mac, although in this case we refer to its version for iPhone and iPad.

With a clean, neat and minimalist design, makes it easier for us to focus on what really matters, our text, leaving the design on the sidelines, thanks to the fact that it facilitates writing with Markdown. But "ByWord" offers many other features and functions that make it at least one of the best alternatives to Ulysses:

  • Automatic synchronization of all your text jobs on all your Mac, iPhone, iPad devices.
  • Access Without connection so you can work at any time.
  • Powerful search engine to find what you are looking for in all your documents.
  • Export from Markdown documents to PDF and HTML documents
  • You can post directly from ByWord to Medium, WordPress, Tumblr, Blogger and also upload to Evernote.
  • Dark theme, so that when there is little light you can work more comfortably
  • Integration with Spotlight so that you can also search your ByWord documents
  • Supports multi-tasking and split screen function of iPad
  • Shortcuts Touch 3D so you can create new documents and access the latest documents faster.
  • Compatibility with TextExpander
  • Real-time word and character counters
  • Includes support for VoiceOver
  • Dictionary search
  • Grammar and spelling check


For all this, ByWord is one of the best alternatives to Ulysses, especially for those of us who spend the day writing from different devices.

Now, «12 Star Apps» has launched a new promotion, Back to School, which includes a good handful of applications on sale for iPhone, iPad and Mac. Among them is ByWord»For iOS, that you can get at half price, for only € 3,49 instead of the usual € 6,99 directly in the App Store so that, if it doesn't convince you, you can return it and get your money back.

And by the way, we remind you that you can also get "ByWord" for Mac for only € 6,99 instead of the usual € 12,99.

ByWord Mac

Both promotions ends in five days. In addition, you can check other applications on offer within this promotion in the official website of «12 Star Apps».


But ByWord is not, by far, the only app on offer that we have available today as we can also mention «Drop», a tool for photo editing with which you can apply depth effects to your images quickly and easily. You can get beautiful portrait effects, zoom and more.


"Drop" has a regular price of 3,49 euros, however now you can get it for only 2,29 € for a limited time.

Team Calc

«Time Calc» is a very special calculator since with it you will not only be able to operate with figures but you will also be able to calculate dates, durations and more. Thus, you can use it to know how long the total playback of various music tracks lasts, or to find out due dates or the duration of a flight by subtracting the departure time from the arrival time based on time zones.

"Time Calc" has a regular price of 3,49 euros, however now you can get it completely Delivery to Italy takes one or two business days Limited Time.

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