Contour Alternatives

    Contour is described as 'story development system that streamlines the process of turning your movie ideas from first glimmer to full outline, is now available for OS X, iOS and Windows' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are six alternatives to Contour for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Contour are FocusWriter (Free, Open Source), True Novelist (Free), Byword (Paid) and WriteRoom (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 15, 2017

    1. 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.
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    2. FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work.
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    3. True Novelist provides a way for authors to write their novel online, organize their story, view statistics about their project and writing habits, set goals, keep track of related research, and more.
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    4. Byword is designed to make writing more enjoyable with Markdown on your Mac, iPhone and iPad.
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    5. For Mac users to write without distractions. WriteRoom is a full screen writing environment. Unlike the cluttered word processors you're used to, WriteRoom lets you focus on writing. Requires Mac OS X 10.7+

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer available for iOS. The Mac version, v3.2.1, released in August 2012, can be still bought from the AppStore.



    6. Minimal, focused writing app for Elementary OS.
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