Sϵv϶n is a formatted text editor/simple word processor. Sϵv϶n has particular support for technical writers writing documentation for OS X applications. In general, with its many features, Sϵv϶n is a capable application lying in the region between basic text editors and powerful word processors.
◆ Native file formats are RTF and RTFD.
◆ Can read and write Word 97, 2003 & 2007, OpenDocument and HTML formats.
◆ Uses the modern document model (versions, etc.) with a special “Save As” feature for pre-Lion aficionados.
◆ Features to assist in producing application support documentation.
◆ True highlighter pen. Ink colours darken and mix like real highlighters.
◆ Live word counting.
◆ Correctly handles RTFD (rich text with graphics) documents under control of Subversion (svn) or Git version control (VCS); other applications often tend to break version control.
◆ And more…
The shortcut for "New > Plain Text Document" has been changed to Shift-Command-N.