Alternatives to Scrivener for all platforms with Open Source License

Platforms

Desktop

Web / Online

Indie / Classic

  • bibisco icon

    bibisco

    bibisco is a free and open source software for writing novels. With bibisco you can organize chapters and scenes, manage...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Organon icon

    Organon

    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

  • Manuskript icon

    Manuskript

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Plume Creator icon

    Plume Creator

    With Plume Creator, organize your writing projects ! Scenes, notes, characters,... Rich Text editing, full screen editing and multiple...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Quoll Writer icon

    Quoll Writer

    Focus on your words not the interface. Quoll Writer is a writing application that helps you focus on your words. Clean and...

    Open Source Windows

    • Shares many features, but little of the clutter.
      Guest 9/21/2016
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    Storybook Discontinued

    Storybook is a free, open source novel-writing software for creative writers, novelists and authors which will help you to keep an...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Plotline

    Desktop application to create organize characters, plotlines, scenes, and chapters. Includes a distraction-free editor so you can...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    FountainPen Discontinued

    FountainPen has just what you need to write, with none of the clutter. A menubar, a compositions panel, a toolbar with four buttonsā€¦...

    Open Source Mac

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    WebODF

    WebODF is a JavaScript library that makes it easy to add Open Document Format (ODF) support to your website and to your mobile or...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • TextRoom icon

    TextRoom Discontinued

    TextRoom is a free (as in freedom and free beer) full screen text editor developed especially writers in mind. TextRoom and all...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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