Alternatives to Final Draft for all platforms with any license

  • Scrivener icon


    Scrivener is a word processor and project management tool created specifically for writers of long texts such as novels and research...

    Commercial Mac Windows iPhone iPad

  • yWriter icon


    yWriter is a word processor which breaks your novel into chapters and scenes, helping you keep track of your work while leaving your...

    Free Windows Linux Wine

  • Organon icon


    Organon is a plugin for LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Organon allows to split up large texts into parts, allows tagging and opening...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux LibreOffice Apache OpenOffice

  • Trelby icon

    Trelby Discontinued

    Trelby is simple, fast and elegantly laid out to make screenwriting simple. It is infinitely configurable. * Screenplay editor:...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Manuskript icon


    Open-source tool for writers. With outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Celtx icon


    Based on the Firefox engine, supports standards, visual storyboarding, production scheduling, publication & international...

    Freemium Mac Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • KIT Scenarist icon

    KIT Scenarist

    KIT Scenarist is a program for writing screenplays, which is being developed in Russia. KIT Scenarist wants to be a fully-featured...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Fade In

    Fade In Professional Screenwriting Software is a complete application for writing motion picture screenplays, including tools for...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone iPad

  • Adobe Story icon

    Adobe Story

    Adobe® Story software lets you outline your ideas, write scripts quickly with automatic formatting, and collaborate online. Plan...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    True Novelist

    Writing a novel is a large undertaking. True Novelist was created to make the process as easy as possible for authors.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Plotbot icon


    Plotbot is free screenwriting software. You can write your screenplay with as many or a few people as you want--right from your...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Storyist icon


    A powerful writing environment for novelists and screenwriters Do you have a story to tell? Unlike conventional word processors...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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    A full featured novel writing suite with unique features to help organize ideas and reporting.

    Freemium Windows

  • Writer's Cafè icon

    Writer's Cafè Discontinued

    Write a novel or screenplay with Writers Cafe: a powerful but fun writers environment that includes the StoryLines structuring tool, a...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    Pagefour Discontinued

    Windows software for novelists and creative writers. A tabbed word processor, outliner, and organizer all in one.

    Commercial Windows

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    A simple to use online writing environment for the high-production, creative writer.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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    Outline 4D

    Outline 4D is an outlining and writing program that lets you brainstorm, create, structure and organize your ideas. In addition to a...

    Commercial Windows

  • WriterDuet icon


    Collaborative screenwriting for everyone* *Great for solo writers as well!

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Slugline is a minimal, distraction-free environment for the most important part of screenwriting—the writing part. Slugline works...

    Commercial Mac

  • Montage icon


    Montage is a screenwriting software that allows everyday people to take those movie ideas they have and make them a reality.

    Commercial Mac

  • StoryMill icon

    StoryMill Discontinued

    Storymill is a creative writing tool geared towards book writers; although, it could easily be used for other big creative writing...

    Commercial Mac

  • Mariner Persona icon

    Mariner Persona

    Persona is an innovative character development tool for fiction writers. Persona aids you in crafting archetypal themed characters and...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • CopyWrite icon

    CopyWrite Discontinued

    CopyWrite is the award-winning creative writing project management system for Mac OS X. CopyWrite is a project manager for writers of...

    Commercial Mac

  • Page 2 Stage icon

    Page 2 Stage Discontinued

    Page 2 Stage is screenwriting software designed expressly for people writing screenplays, scripts, and plays. It provides numerous...

    Open Source Windows

  • Wordslingr icon


    Wordslingr is the online word processor designed for writers. FEATURES Available on all devices. Real-time collaboration. ...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • Scriptware icon


    Scriptware scriptwriting software, for writing scripts faster and easier than ever. Screenplay software for script writers. The...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Highland icon


    *** 2013 Macworld Eddy Winner! - Best of 2013 *** With Highland, crafting a perfectly-formatted screenplay is as simple as writing an...

    Commercial Mac

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    Helps writers become authors. BlankPage is a full writing environment with a minimalist text editor, a powerful outlining tool, and...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • Script it!

    Story Outlining & Script Formatting Software for Mac & PC Script It! is the lite version of our professional screenplay...

    Commercial Windows

  • Amazon Storywriter icon

    Amazon Storywriter

    Write your screenplay and focus on the story with features like auto-formatting, offline writing, and import/export.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome

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