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Desktop Poet

By Mariner Software

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Desktop Poet is the ONLY magnetic poetry software on the market. Desktop Poet increases the available vocabulary and decreases the number of tiles by allowing a single tile to have multiple word forms. Desktop Poet excels in visually helping the brainstormeror novelist with clearer thinking, more imaginative projects, and better organized writing. Break through writers’ block by easily expanding on your freeflowing thought process. Move around words and pictures to "see" what you are thinking. Desktop Poet helps younger kids grasp simple sentence structure and grammar while older kids can showcase their poetic genius.


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Customer Reviews

Fun Little App

This is a great app to inspire your creativity. You can create poetry with words right on top of your screen, or you can open a background.

It's all really customizable - you can customize everything from your font and font size to your background image, opacity and more. You can really fine-tune this app to your liking. You can also manually add words to your desktop, and even import word lists.

This is fun and very inexpensive for what you get. :)

Pretty fun, and good for inspiration

This is a fun app. As a writer, I think it’s a great app for sparking inspiration. It’s also a great time-waster for those of us who like to procrastinate! I only wish I knew how to put fewer words on the screen and make all of them bigger at the same time. But I’m still learning how it works!

They have the right idea

I love magnet poetry, and it helps me write meaningful poetry. However, I have never gotten started with this set. This magnetic poetry app or package is difficult to use and has less options or features than I would like. I'd like to see improvements. With some significant effort, I would really like this app.

Desktop Poet
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Released: Dec 30, 2010
  • Version: 1.0.3
  • Size: 1.7 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Spanish
  • Seller: Mariner Software, Inc.

Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later

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