Elements For Dropbox - A Markdown Notes and Writing App


Description of App: 

From the iTunes app store:

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 (.txt) on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
  • Create, view, edit and preview Markdown files on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
  • Cloud based: Elements stores all its data in an /Elements subfolder on your personal

Dropbox account so you can access it via your iPhone, iPad, Mac or PC

  • Autosaving
  • 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
  • Printing support (iOS 4.2 and above)
  • 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



Free or Paid: 


Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone 4

Accessibility Comments: 

This app is very accessible, and works well.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

All buttons are clearly labeled.


The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.