Manuscripts is described as 'helps you get started on the right track. The app understands the format you need when submitting to your target journal' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Manuscripts for a variety of platforms, including Windows, the Web, Mac, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is LibreOffice - Writer, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Manuscripts are Google Docs (Free), Microsoft Word (Paid), Scrivener (Paid) and Apache OpenOffice Writer (Free, Open Source).