• Jodi WarrenJodi Warren, 9 years ago

    Very disappointing landing page. While I expect Real Mac to do something decent, I don't see why on earth I'd want anything to do with this. If the software's not yet ready, at least entice me with something. Not a video of wheat.

    28 points
    • Nik Fletcher, 9 years ago

      Hey Jodi,

      Thanks for the feedback. More details will be announced soon (with more frequent updates via email signup). The video does tie into the app (promise!), but as we’ve not yet revealed some of the finer details I can understand the confusion.



      2 points
      • Xavier de KokXavier de Kok, 9 years ago

        Nature sounds like Ommwriter/Noisli?

        1 point
      • Jeff EscalanteJeff Escalante, 9 years ago

        I may be mistaken, but it doesn't appear as if you have revealed any details, or anything at all. I signed up because I love realmac and I love markdown but was also disappointed by the fact that there is absolutely nothing about what this product actually is (other than a markdown editor) anywhere that I could find.

        2 points
        • Taurean BryantTaurean Bryant, 9 years ago

          To piggyback on this, the confirmation message when signing up says that more details are being emailed immediately. All you really get is more promises of details at a later date. womp womp

          0 points
  • Joey Prijs, 9 years ago (edited 9 years ago )

    Please give me one reason why I should sign up? The page isn't doing a very good job convincing me.. (as in: no information, just a video of... nature..?)

    12 points
    • Nik Fletcher, 9 years ago

      Hey Joey,

      We’re going to be sharing details (icon design, thought process and loads of other design and product-related info) through infrequent emails.



      0 points
    • Joe Blau, 9 years ago (edited 9 years ago )

      I signed up after I read

      Sign up to receive an exclusive preview of Typed for Mac.

      I even tweeted their link thinking I would get access to a beta build of the product, some screenshots, or a video. I soon realized that it was just an email. Best suggestion is to wait until they have more to show. I've already unsubscribed and deleted the tweet.

      10 points
  • Pete CorreiaPete Correia, 9 years ago

    "Your best work isn’t written, it’s Typed." "Your New Favourite Markdown Editor for Mac."

    the tone of this is just pretentious and repellent. I wonder where real value and humility has gone.

    11 points
  • Tanner SmithTanner Smith, 9 years ago (edited 9 years ago )

    Here's what their "thanks for signing up for the mailing list" email said about Typed:

    What is Typed?

    Typed is a brand new minimalist Markdown editor. We’re building Typed because we write a lot of Markdown, and weren’t happy with the other apps out there. Markdown is something we’re aiming to support widely in our apps both now and in the future, and it goes without saying that Typed will be receiving frequent updates!

    System Requirements?

    We’ll be supporting OS X Mavericks and newer when Typed launches, and as you’d expect we’ll be making sure Typed looks stunning on OS X Yosemite too.

    What about iOS?

    Right now, we’re focused on building Typed for Mac. With OS X Yosemite’s new iCloud Drive feature, you’ll be able to use your favourite iOS text editor and still edit documents in Typed when at your Mac.

    When & where can I buy It?

    Typed will be available via both the Mac App Store and the Realmac Store. We haven’t announced pricing yet, but as soon as we have more details to share with you, you’ll be the first to know

    6 points
  • Alex CasonAlex Cason, 9 years ago

    Not going to pile on to the existing criticism.

    Needless to say, I did not sign up.

    5 points
  • Dino PaskvanDino Paskvan, 9 years ago

    The thing is... every new markdown editor is the best one ever. It'll have all the really necessary features other markdown editors have (you know, like markdown parsing), and a bunch of features that everyone is so super-excited about — features they'll never use. Of course, those features are what set it apart from other editors.

    I bought Byword when it came out. I've been using it ever since. I'm not saying it's the best editor, but it does all I want it to do. I can write, preview and export. Yay! Sure, it can't tell me which of my words are nouns, but I'm glad the developer(s) thought I'd be able to figure that out without their help, being the person that does the actual writing.

    5 points
  • Ian GoodeIan Goode, 9 years ago (edited 9 years ago )


    • Stock video footage and an email form, not what I was expecting at all. Especially after reading 'the best work is typed'. Lead by example.
    • Maybe the email has more info on it, in which case this is an email hoover...
    • Five minutes and counting, still waiting for the email...
    • This is not my new favourite markdown editor :(
    5 points
    • Nik Fletcher, 9 years ago (edited 9 years ago )

      Hi Ian,

      Our email provider is seeing a short delay in processing new signups (currently seems to be running about 20 minutes behind, which isn’t what we’d hoped, but its being worked on. A’ll emails are configured by us to go out immediately, of course). We’ll be sharing details in frequent email updates for those who want to know more.


      0 points
      • Ian GoodeIan Goode, 9 years ago

        Cool thanks, guess your email provider is being swamped right now :)

        Looking forward to seeing what you've come up with.

        0 points
        • Nik Fletcher, 9 years ago

          I’d like to say it’s simply because of us, but that would be a big stinkin’ lie ;) Thanks for the interest in the app - we’re incredibly excited about sharing more details in the next few weeks!


          0 points
  • Jonathan LevyJonathan Levy, 9 years ago (edited 9 years ago )

    If using Typed makes me feel, like i was flying over a forest, or resting in a bamboo forest, i'll sign up.

    3 points
  • Louis-André LabadieLouis-André Labadie, 9 years ago

    This is a non-announcement.

    2 points
  • Jim RenaudJim Renaud, 9 years ago

    "Sign up to receive an exclusive preview of Typed for Mac." Sounds like you will actually get beta software or at the minimum a visual preview of the product. None of this was delivered.

    All that being said, I'm super excited about this. Our whole team uses Markdown. Looking forward to an actual preview.

    2 points
  • Lewis FludeLewis Flude, 9 years ago

    I value Realmac, but I'm not signing up just yet. There are plenty of good Markdown editors and I'm not really looking for a new one.

    0 points
  • Aaron MichaelAaron Michael, 9 years ago

    This better be good.

    0 points
  • Dan CortesDan Cortes, 9 years ago

    Wow, that's a hell of a claim with absolutely no explanation as to why. Also, you'll never break me and Mou apart!

    0 points
  • Me Chai SweeMe Chai Swee, 9 years ago

    I am looking forward to this. Having used Mou and Lightpaper, I find the preview scroll updating not able to keep up.

    I supposed Typed will have custom theme also.

    Sidebar folder panel is also a must just like Lightpaper as I write a lot of documentation and need to jump around the .md files alot.

    Eager to see what this new MD editor will do :)

    0 points