CopyWrite Alternatives

    CopyWrite is described as 'is the award-winning creative writing project management system for Mac OS X. CopyWrite is a project manager for writers of all kinds. Rather than focus on formatting and layout, CopyWrite stands apart in its project-oriented approach' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to CopyWrite for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CopyWrite are Scrivener (Paid), Dendron (Free, Open Source), Bear (Freemium) and Hemingway Editor (Paid).

    This page was last updated Nov 29, 2021

    1. SuperNotecard is an intuitive tool that uses notecards to capture and organize your ideas. These virtual notecards can be moved into decks, arranged on the screen, or grouped and categorized with ease.
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    2. 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.
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    3. OmniaWrite is a next-generation cross-platform plain text editor engineered for creative writing. It is perfect for writing novels, lyrics, poems, essays, drafts and screenplays.
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      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Apple Watch
      Allegory is a powerful notes app with a beautiful iOS-centric UI. The minimal and focused writing experience, combined with an impressive set of powerful features, makes this the ideal choice for everyone.
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      • Windows
      A document manager and site builder/generator for Word users. You can open Word documents in tabs, manage documents on a project basis, full-text search documents across multiple project folders, attach tags, notes, stars, and so on to the documents.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Trelby is simple, fast and elegantly laid out to make screenwriting simple. It is infinitely configurable. * Screenplay editor: Enforces correct script format and pagination, auto-completion, and spell checking.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.2, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      Squibler is an online book writing tool built to enable you to write books faster with a highly focused, minimalist editor and writing prompt generators to help you get ideas recorded fast.
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    4. A most awesome writing tool Create novels, short stories, research papers, notes. Track progress on individual documents and your entire project. Relate documents and items to people, places, plot points and actions.
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    5. Liquid Story Binder XE is a uniquely designed word processor for professional and aspiring authors, poets, and novelists. Writing software for those who require the editing ability of a commercial text editor as well as a document tracking system.

      Discontinued

      Last update was around 2011, can still be bought.

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