I am still looking for that “awesome” blog editing tool. The TypePad online editor is really great, but there are some quirks like weird indenting behavior that frustrates me, and I often like to have the option to start a post and come back to it through out the day – while I can save drafts, having a reliable offline editor is a nice option.
The reason that I started looking at Ecto, is because I am interested in possibly leveraging iBlogger from my iPhone for mobile blogging. I currently use BlogPress, but the limitations for not being able to create a hyperlink cause it to really fall down. Plus it won’t naturally translate a URL into a link itself. I need to go back later to update the post to redo the links or add them. iBlogger appears to have that capability. Now that said, the cost is also triple of BlogPress ($2.99) at $9.99 (and it looks like it might be going up to $20.00) and some of the reviews create concern that illlumineX has not been supporting or updating the app.
Update: not accurate version 1.08 just went up to the AppStore April 6, 2010.
Here is a challenge I have already… see the image above? How do I get my text to wrap appropriately in Ecto?