Why we recommend it:
Elements by Secondgear does a number of things in addition to keeping things simple and clean. It connects to Dropbox so all the documents created with Elements are automatically saved to the cloud, most importantly it lets you create the content in one place and send it to any place you choose.
Elements is a beautiful, versatile text editor for iOS. Elements allows you to view, edit and share plain text documents on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. All of your data is stored in a folder on your personal Dropbox account so that it’s accessible from any device you have.
Whether you’re a freelance writer wanting to write your next article, a student with a book report due or professional on-the-go who needs access to their notes wherever they are, Elements can work for you.
Create, view and edit text files on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
Organize your files in sub-folders
Create, view, edit and preview Markdown files on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
Cloud based: Elements stores all its data in a subfolder on your personal Dropbox account so you can access it via your iPhone, iPad, Mac or PC
Offline support: upload your changes to Dropbox next time you’re connected
Full text search of your Elements files
Word counts, line counts, character count
A Scratchpad to flesh out ideas or store random bits of information
Email files as an attachment
Sort file listings by name or modified date
Customize the look of the text editor to fit your workflow
TextExpander touch support
Free customer support via email