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Adobe FrameMaker Alternatives for Mac

Adobe FrameMaker is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is LibreOffice - Writer, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Adobe FrameMaker and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Adobe FrameMaker are ONLYOFFICE, Scribus, Manuskript and Apache OpenOffice Writer.

Adobe FrameMaker alternatives are mainly Word Processors but may also be LaTeX Editors or Desktop Publishers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adobe FrameMaker.
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A desktop publishing (DTP) and word processing application that is popular for large documents.

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  1. Writer has all the features you need from a modern, full-featured word processing or desktop publishing tool.

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    ONLYOFFICE

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Cloudron

    ONLYOFFICE is an open-source online collaborative office combining editors for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms. It is compatible with all popular formats and features maximum support for MS Office files.

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    Scribus is a desktop publishing (DTP) application. Scribus is designed for flexible layout and typesetting, and the ability to prepare files for professional quality image setting equipment. It can also create animated and interactive PDF presentations and forms.

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    Most users think Scribus is a great alternative to Adobe FrameMaker.
  4. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

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    Apache OpenOffice Writer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Writer, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is an open-source word processor.

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  6. From the earliest days of visualizing the Affinity range, we planned an unrivaled trio of sleek, modern apps tailored to work with the latest technology – ultra-fast, with stunning power and completely stripped of bloat.

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    LyX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG). LyX combines the power and flexibility of TeX/LaTeX with the ease of use of a GUI.

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  8. TeXstudio is an integrated environment for writing LaTeX documents. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX as easy and comfortable as possible. Therefore TeXstudio has numerous features like syntax-highlighting, integrated viewer, reference checking and various assistants.

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    Texmaker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku

    Texmaker is a free LaTeX editor, that integrates many tools needed to develop documents with LaTeX, in just one application.

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  10. WPS Writer, part of WPS Office , is dependable and fast word processing software that is highly compatible with Microsoft Word , and can read and edit DOC and DOCX formats.

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