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Inform is a free app for creating works of interactive fiction, available for MacOS, Windows, Linux and Android.

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Inform Features

  1.  No Coding RequiredInform can be used without an coding or programming skills.

Inform information

  • Developed byGraham Nelson
  • LicensingOpen Source and Free product.
  • Written in
  • Alternatives18 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English

GitHub repository

  •  948 Stars
  •  54 Forks
  •  8 Open Issues
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Everything you can do in TADS, you can do in Inform7. The main difference is that Inform7 uses natural-language programming, and therefore, according to theory, is even better suited to writing interactive fiction.

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    Possibly the oldest interactive fiction (IF) tool stil actively developed commercially. Player is freely available.