Alternatives to Scrivener for Linux with Open Source License

  • bibisco

    bibisco is a free and open source software for writing novels. With bibisco you can organize chapters and scenes, manage revisions, export novel in pdf or rtf, and...

    Freemium Open Source Mac Windows Linux Java

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    • It is actually a better alternative to Scrivener because of its clear, organisation features. I wish I would have discovered this before I purchased Scrivener. Bibisco is much easier to use: You don't need lengthy tutorials to read just to get started. Hands down this is better. callywDec 2016 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Laughably bad. Scrivener has the good sense to stay out of your way when you know what you're doing bibisco not only got in the way constantly (no, follow OUR tutorial!) it also insisted on doing it in, I kid you not, two inch caps. Is this some kind of joke? Guest • Nov 2017 • 11 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • simple and very useful to know your characters! laurafeccoNov 2016 • 3 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Bibisco is free, has a very good design and structure that help to create a fiction book outline . The text editor is quite simple and working is quite intuitive. Guest • Dec 2016 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Manuskript

    Open-source tool for writers. With outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • There are many similar layout features compared to Scrivener. It also has a few features Scrivener seems to be missing or doesn't define clearly such as an outline process. However, it is very early development and has many bugs to work out. Guest • Jan 2017 • 5 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Organon

    Organon is a plugin for LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Organon allows to split up large texts into parts, allows tagging and opening parts of the project in new tabs. ...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux LibreOffice Apache OpenOffice

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    • Essentially an advanced tree structure for an ongoing manuscript project. Possibly glance-base assistance to find sections but does nothing to contribute to the creative process. ndas1Oct 2017 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • oStorybook

    oStorybook is a free, open source novel-writing software for creative writers, novelists and authors which will help you to keep an overview of multiple plot-lines while...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Nulis

    Tree editor for writers, makes outlining your stories and articles easy, fun, and convenient.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • KIT Scenarist

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

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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    • KIT Scenarist is for screenwriters, not novelists. Guest • Aug 2016 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • This is for screenwriting only, not all writing. Not a good alternative. Guest • Jul 2018 Disagree   Agree

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