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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 five alternatives to Contour for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Contour are FocusWriter, Byword, WriteRoom and Quilter.

Contour alternatives are mainly Word Processors but may also be Note-taking Tools or Novel Authoring Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Contour.
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    Manuskript

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FLATHUB
    104 alternatives to Manuskript 

    Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownManuskript supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  File VersioningManuskript has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
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    FocusWriter

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    88 alternatives to FocusWriter 

    FocusWriter is a fullscreen, distraction-free word processor designed to immerse you as much as possible in your work. The program autosaves your progress, and reloads the last files you had open to make it easy to jump back in during your next writing session, and has many...

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    1.  Distraction-freeFocusWriter has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  PortableFocusWriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Byword

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    156 alternatives to Byword 

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

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    1.  Support for MarkDownByword supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Works OfflineByword can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    WriteRoom

    • Mac
    101 alternatives to WriteRoom 

    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+

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    1.  Distraction-freeWriteRoom has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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    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.

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    Quilter

    • Linux
    • elementary OS
    66 alternatives to Quilter 

    Quilter is a minimalist, focused writing app for elementary OS .

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    1.  Support for MarkDownQuilter supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Distraction-freeQuilter has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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