Novel authoring and Writer's Apps
bibisco is a novel writing software that helps you to write your story, in a simple way.
- bibisco is a desktop application available for Linux, MacOS and Windows in 13 languages: czech, dutch, french, german, english, italian, polish, portuguese (Brazil), portuguese (Portugal), russian, serbian, spanish, turkish.
- All that you need - with bibisco you can organize chapters and scenes, manage revisions, export novel in pdf, docx., txt, epub. And, of course, write with a fully featured text editor, also in DISTRACTION FREE mode.
- Organize your ideas - with bibisco you can create a novel structure, define premise, fabula, narrative strands and settings: geographic, temporal and social context.
- Focus on characters - your novel works if its characters are believable, that is when you understand human nature's complexity. With bibisco you can KNOW EVERYTHING ABOUT YOUR CHARACTERS, in an unusual and funny way: an INTERVIEW!
- Going into the deep - with bibisco you can see how characters, locations and narrative strands are distributed chronologically and across chapters. You can keep track of the number of words and characters you've written and you can see your story represented on a TIMELINE. You can draw the relationships between characters, places and objects using the RELATIONSHIP DIAGRAM.
- Set your writing goals - with bibisco you can set your writing goals: deadline, words total, words per day and monitor the status of their achievement over time.
Typora gives you a seamless experience as both a reader and a writer. It removes the preview window, mode switcher, syntax symbols of markdown source code, and all other unnecessary distractions. Instead, it provides a real live preview feature to help you concentrate on the content itself.
Typora allows you to manage your files easily, providing both file tree panel and articles (file list) side panel. Fell free to organize files in your own way, including putting in sync services, like Dropbox or iCloud.
Automatically see the Outline structure of your documents in outline panel, which allows you to quickly go through the document and jump to any section with one click.
Import & Export
Export to PDF with bookmarks. Go further and export or import. More formats, including docx, OpenOffice, LaTeX, MediaWiki, Epub, etc, can be exported or imported.
See how large your document is in words, characters, lines, or reading minutes.
Focus Mode & TypeWriter Mode
Focus mode helps you focus only on the current line, by blurring the others. Typewriter mode always keeps the currently active line in the middle of the window.
Auto complete pair of brackets and quotes like a code editor. Also, There's also an option to auto pair markdown symbols, like * or _.
Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
Based on the powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++ and uses pure Win32 API and STL which ensures a higher execution speed and smaller program size. By optimizing as many routines as possible without losing user friendliness, Notepad++ is trying to reduce the world carbon dioxide emissions. When using less CPU power, the PC can throttle down and reduce power consumption, resulting in a greener environment.
yWriter is a word processor which breaks your novel into chapters and scenes, helping you keep track of your work while leaving your mind free to create. It will not write your novel for you, suggest plot ideas or perform creative tasks of any kind. yWriter was designed by an author, not a salesman!
Novlr is by writers, for writers. We are building Novlr to be as simple to use as possible. We want it to feel like there’s nothing there but your words. But don’t be fooled, there’s a lot of power in the background.
Novlr obviously saves all your words constantly; allows you to manage and order your novel easily; is accessible from any device - desktop or mobile; syncs to Google Drive and Dropbox; allows exports in various formats including docx, pdf, epub and more. It also has nice touches, like allowing you to write both offline and online - unique for a web based platform - and offers day, evening and night modes to soothe your hard-worked eyes.
It’s our users that lead us when it comes to the important next features. Our roadmap lists what’s coming next, but we are constantly adding more when you tell us you need it. We try and improve Novlr every single month if we can, so you know that it’s constantly getting better.
We really believe that design matters when you’re talking about a tool that you will use for hours at a time. So we have tried to add features carefully and without compromising on keeping the writing screen clean and calming to look at. We feel it’s our job to make the experience as pleasant as possible.
OmniaWrite is a next-generation plain text editor engineered for creative writing. It is perfect for writing novels, lyrics, poems, essays, drafts and screenplays.
Writing a good story is one of the most challenging things in life. But for many it is a dream worth pursuing.
OmniaWrite doesn't help you create a novel out of nothing, but is a faithful companion at every step of your projects. Organisation, environment for concentrated work, export to all common file formats and much more.
Only one software - from the first draft to publication
Full Featured Text Editor Everything you need. Nothing you don’t.
Chapters and Scenes Write in chapters and scenes to give your text more structure and add manageability. You can move and rearrange scenes at will without having to break your structure.
-Anywhere OmniaWrite will support Windows, Linux, macOS, Android, iOS and can also run in any modern browser.
Use your creative energy to focus on the content; let Final Draft take care of the style. Final Draft is the number-one selling word processor specifically designed for writing movie scripts, television episodics and stage plays.
A visual story plotting tool that makes it simple to plan out your next novel. Drag and drop scenes, and plot lines. Keep all your notes in one place. Make characters and places with ease. It helps you to organize, simplify, and have more time for writing!
Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.
Outliner Organize your thoughts and snippets in a hierarchical manner. Organize them as you wish, reorganize them on the go.
Distraction-free mode Get rid of all distraction while writing. Set personal goal in word count or time before you can leave editor.
Novel assistant Use the snowflake method to grow your single genius idea in an coherent whole, with complex characters, intricate plots and detailed universe.
GROW YOUR MANUSCRIPT YOUR WAY Tailor-made for long writing projects, Scrivener banishes page fright by allowing you to compose your text in any order, in sections as large or small as you like. Got a great idea but don't know where it fits? Write when inspiration strikes and find its place later. Grow your manuscript organically, idea by idea.
SEE THE FOREST OR THE TREE Whether you plan or plunge, Scrivener works your way: hammer out every last detail before typing a word, or carve out a draft and restructure later. Or mix your methods and do a bit of both. In Scrivener, everything you write is integrated into an easy-to-use project outline. So working with an overview of your manuscript is only ever a click away, and turning Chapter Four into Chapter One is as simple as drag and drop.
RESEARCH WITHIN REACH Need to refer to research? In Scrivener, your background material is always at hand, and you can open it right next to your work. Write a description based on a photograph. Transcribe an interview. Take notes about a PDF file or web page. Or check for consistency by referencing an earlier chapter alongside the one in progress.
GETTING IT OUT THERE Once you're ready to share your work with the world, compile everything into a single document for printing, self-publishing, or exporting to popular formats such as Word, PDF, Final Draft or plain text. You can even share using different formatting, so that you can write in your favorite font and still satisfy those submission guidelines.
- Familiar Text Editing
- Formatting Presets
- Import: Word documents, plain text files, Final Draft scripts, images, PDF documents, movies, sound files and web pages.
- Templates and Icons
- Tools for Non-Fiction
- View Documents Side by Side
- Full-Screen Writing
- ...and more!
Linux appimage available at https://www.wayoflinux.com/blog/scrivener-returns