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Featured in App Store's "Best New Apps" for April 2016.

Hemingboard is the keyboard with a built-in thesaurus, rhyming dictionary, and pun finder. Use it in any app, just like your regular keyboard.

It's the most useful keyboard and an indispensable tool for both work and play:

• Smarter Emails
Her performance wasn't good— it was phenomenal.
• Extraordinary Writing
Your posts, articles, novels, and screenplays will never be the same.
• Boosting Vocabulary
Discover new words and awaken your inner logophile.
• Refresh a resumé
Impress your future colleagues.
• Songwriting
Song lyrics don't have to rhyme. But it sure doesn't hurt.
• Unparalleled Pun-chlines
Impress everyone in your com-pun-ny.
• Online Dating
Because wit, not looks, is what matters on Tinder... right?
• Complimenting the S.O.
When "you look very nice today" doesn't cut it anymore.
• Captions & Hashtags
#VicissitudeOfTheSeasons #resplendent


"Hemingboard stands out as a tool that everyone can benefit from."
--MacStories, July 2016

"Hemingboard allows you to express yourself like never before."
--WonderHowTo, May 2016

"With Hemingboard, the solution to writer’s block is just a tap away."
--MacWorld, June 2016

"Hemingboard is an amped-up thesaurus, not only suggesting synonyms, but also rhymes and puns -- it's both fun and helpful."
--LifeHacker, June 2016

"Incredible for #Literacy! @hemingboard keyboard has rhyming dictionary & thesaurus built-in! #iPadEd"
--GBMEdu, May 2016


As Featured In:
- Apple's "Apps We Love" (iPhone + iPad)
- LifeHacker
- MacWorld
- Product Hunt - #1
- WonderHowTo
- MacStories
- TechNinja
- The Pitch
- Fatherly
- Gizmodo
- iMore
- PocketMeta


What's New

Version 2.3

Thanks for using Hemingboard! We update our app regularly for you to enjoy our features and improvements!

What’s New:

• Updated icons
• Minor UI Fixes

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5

44 Ratings

44 Ratings

Frustrating with poor suggestions.


It'd be a different review if it were the same as the normal keyboard but with the rhyming option... but it's not. The keyboard responds differently. Once I got used to having so much corrected from "fat-fingers" I just can't go back. Every time I tried this app it became painful to type with. Extremely time consuming. This app just turned into a nuisance that I'd tap to accidentally swapping from EMOJI and revert back to the original keyboard for speed.

The suggestions are sub-par. Not at all what I was expecting! I never got use out of it for a thesaurus. The suggestions need extreme improvement. What it needs most is to be unnoticeably different than the standard apple keyboard.

Very apt and amazing and astonishingly superb. Acceptable ability.

My original concern was lack of assurance it doesn't create issues with text privacy and passwords. But read the website and it's true; many text apps are scandalous. Their site reads:

"Unlike other third-party keyboards, Hemingboard NEVER requests "Full Access", which means Hemingboard has no access to the internet, can't transmit and recieve any information, and your privacy is guaranteed. So, not only do we not collect any data, we literally can't."

Not really cross-platform

Vulgar demos

I prefer another app (Terminology) but I got this app mainly because it's on both iOS and Mac and was looking for something cross-platform. The iOS version of this app works fairly well. Unfortunately, the Mac version of this app doesn't work. It highlights random words about 50% of the time. And developers aren't responding to support emails sent months ago. Since this isn't really a cross-platform app, I'd recommend Terminology because it has several neat features (like custom actions).

Good but needs some UI improvements


Why are letters on keyboard underlined? Annoying.
Why no option for sound? Sound is very useful.
Users should be able to turn off rymes, puns (or other options) not just reorder.
It is less useful as a keyboard and more useful as a thesaurus.
Use the Apple or your fave keyboard and just pop into this the when needed.


Prime Time Media, LLC
170.7 MB
Requires iOS 8.4 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2016 Puppy Ventures


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