The app "recreates the experience of a manual typewriter, but with the ease and speed of an iPad," reads its bio, and iPhone and iPad users appear to love it.
As of writing, the app has 1137 ratings, at 4.5 stars out of 5.
Hanks, who is well known to love writing on old-school typewriters, explains why he built the app, which is really just a cool gimmicky word processor: "I wanted the sound of typing if nothing else... cause I find it's like music that spurs along the creative urge. Bang bang clack-clack-clack puckapuckapuckapucka..."
Try the app here.
.@AppStore The Future. Will be written. On a #HanxWriter. This I vow. It's Free! Hanx-- Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) August 14, 2014
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 16 Aug 2014 17:36