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    Plottr Alternatives

    Plottr is described as 'A visual story plotting tool that makes it simple to plan out your next novel. Drag and drop scenes, and plot lines. Keep all your notes in one place. It helps you to organize, simplify, and have more time for writing!' and is a Novel Authoring Tool in the Games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Plottr for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPad. Most alternatives are Novel Authoring , Note-taking Tools and World Building Games. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other Plottr like games are Scrivener (Paid), bibisco (Freemium, Open Source), Ulysses (Paid) and yWriter (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 6, 2022

    1. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc. Outliner Organize your thoughts and snippets in a hierarchical manner. Organize them as you wish, reorganize them on the go.
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      Manuskript vs Plottr opinions
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      It enables to visualise the plot the same way Plottr does.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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    2. Typewriter. Ring-binder. Scrapbook. Scrivener combines everything you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop.
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      Scrivener vs Plottr opinions
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      Plottr's main feature is being able to visualise plotlines clearly. Scrivener does not offer same type of visualisation.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      Scrivener is a full novel writing platform. Plottr is just for plotting a novel.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    3. bibisco is a novel writing software that helps you to write your story, in a simple way.
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    4. 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.
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    5. 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.
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    6. OmniOutliner is a start-to-finish writing app. Perfect for collecting information, outlining Big Ideas, adding structure to any sort of writing, and much more. From grocery lists to email drafts to long-form composition.
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    7. novelWriter is a Markdown-like text editor designed for writing novels and larger projects of many smaller plain text documents. It uses its own flavor of Markdown that supports a meta data syntax for comments, synopsis and cross-referencing between files.
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    8. 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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      • 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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    9. UV Outliner is a small and powerful single-pane outliner. It is intended for creating, organizing, and collecting information.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.4.4, released in October 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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