Alternatives to Ulysses for all platforms with any license

  • FocusWriter icon


    FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work. The program...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    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

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    iA Writer

    The key to good writing is not that magical glass of Bordeaux, the right kind of tobacco or that groovy background music. The key is...

    Commercial Mac Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    WriteRoom Discontinued

    For Mac users to write without distractions. WriteRoom is a full screen writing environment. Unlike the cluttered word processors...

    Commercial Mac

  • Byword icon


    Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad. Features - Designed to make writing...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

  • Manuskript icon


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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • 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

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    Plume Creator

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

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • True Novelist icon

    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

  • Calmly Writer icon

    Calmly Writer

    Calmly Writer is a professional text editor designed to focus on what you want to tell, with a simple, unobtrusive and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS

  • Liquid Story Binder XE icon

    Liquid Story Binder XE Discontinued

    Liquid Story Binder XE is a uniquely designed word processor for professional and aspiring authors, poets, and novelists. Writing...

    Commercial Windows

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    Rough Draft

    Rough Draft is like writing with pen and paper, so you can't delete words, only cross them out.

    Freemium Mac iPhone iPad

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  • Paragraphs icon


    Paragraphs is an app just for writers. It was built for one thing and one thing only: writing. It gives you everything you need to...

    Commercial Mac

  • Yarny icon


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

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • 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

  • Auteureist icon


    Auteureist is a "novel" writing application for the Apple iPhone. Can export to some desktop software, like...

    Commercial iPad

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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

  • MarkMyWords icon


    MarkMyWords is the ideal markup-writing tool for authors. By using Markdown, MultiMarkdown, Textile, Wikitext, HTML or BBCode...

    Commercial Mac

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    Mariner Persona

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

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Matcha icon


    Matcha is an all-new writing app designed to make writing easy and fun in a relaxing, peaceful writing environment that’s simple and...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

  • Flownote icon


    Flownote is clean and simple note taking software with sketching support.

    Commercial Web / Cloud

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