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Papyrus Autor Alternatives

Papyrus Autor is described as 'A professional word processor, supporting writers in every phase of their book production – planning, wirting, editing and publishing' and is a Novel Authoring tool in the news & books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Papyrus Autor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, iPad and iPhone. The best alternative is Microsoft Word. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Manuskript or bibisco. Other great apps like Papyrus Autor are Scrivener, Hemingway Editor, Gingko and KIT Scenarist.

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

    Microsoft Word

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    Microsoft Word, part of the Microsoft Office Suite but also sold as a standalone application, is Microsoft's word processor.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeMicrosoft Word supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingMicrosoft Word can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Microsoft Word simultaneously.
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    New document view
  2. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownManuskript supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ 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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  3. Typewriter. Ring-binder. Scrapbook. Scrivener combines everything you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingScrivener supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXScrivener supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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  4. Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.

    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingHemingway Editor can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ Distraction-freeHemingway Editor has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineHemingway Editor can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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  5. bibisco is a novel writing software that helps you to write your story, in a simple way.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freebibisco doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Portablebibisco can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Novel architecture


  6. Write and organize your ideas in Gingko tree documents.

    ⚫︎ Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Gingko.
    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownGingko supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXGingko supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Gingko simultaneously.
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    Gingko tree for screenplay "2001"
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    KIT Scenarist

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    KIT Scenarist is a free and open source application for creating screenplays on desktops and commercial on mobiles.

    ⚫︎ Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in KIT Scenarist simultaneously.
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    Add research document
  8. Ulysses is a text editor for creative writers. Used by bloggers, poets, students and published novelists all over the world, it offers an integrated environment to brainstorm, draft, revise and even submit text on a professional level.

    ⚫︎ Support for MarkDownUlysses supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    yWriter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    yWriter is a writing tool that uses "scenes" as a unit of text and allows you to associate that text with all manner of story elements (characters, locations, items) as well as place it and rearrange it within the context of chapters.

    ⚫︎ PortableyWriter can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightyWriter consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Main screen on Windows XP
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    DocxManager

    • 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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