Alternatives to Final Draft for all platforms with Free or Open Source License

  • yWriter icon

    yWriter

    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

  • Organon icon

    Organon

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

    Free Mac Windows Linux LibreOffice Apache OpenOffice

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    Manuskript

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Trelby

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

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Celtx icon

    Celtx

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

    Freemium Mac Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • 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

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    KIT Scenarist

    KIT Scenarist is a program for writing movie scripts, which is being developed in Russia. KIT Scenarist combines convenient script...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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    FreeWriter

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

    Freemium Windows

  • 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

  • Plotbot

    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

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    WriterDuet

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

    Free Web / Cloud

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

    Open Source Windows