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True Novelist is described as 'provides a way for authors to write their novel online, organize their story, view statistics about their project and writing habits, set goals, keep track of related research, and more' and is a Novel Authoring tool in the news & books category. There are more than 50 alternatives to True Novelist, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to True Novelist are Scrivener, Dendron, Bear and Hemingway Editor.

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

    Manuskript

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • FLATHUB
    104 alternatives to Manuskript 

    Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownManuskript supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  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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  2. Scrivener icon

    Scrivener

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • PlayOnLinux (PlayOnMac)
    • Wine
    96 alternatives to Scrivener 

    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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    1.  Support for scriptingScrivener supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  Support for LaTeXScrivener supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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  3. Dendron icon

    Dendron

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Visual Studio Code
    207 alternatives to Dendron 

    Dendron is an open-source, local-first, markdown-based, note-taking tool built on top of VSCode. It supports all the usual features you would expect like tagging, backlinks, a graph view, split panes, and so forth.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownDendron supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Dendron.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsDendron can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    4.  Privacy focusedDendron is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  4. Bear icon

    Bear

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    219 alternatives to Bear 

    Bear is a beautiful and flexible writing app for note-taking and prose, both on the go for iOS devices and for the Mac OS desktop.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownBear supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Syntax HighlightingBear supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    4.  Web ClipperSave any page or content from the web with a single click with Bear.
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    Hemingway Editor

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    120 alternatives to Hemingway Editor 

    Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.

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    1.  Spell CheckingHemingway Editor can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  Distraction-freeHemingway Editor has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    3.  Works OfflineHemingway Editor can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    bibisco

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Node.JS
    37 alternatives to bibisco 

    bibisco is a novel writing software that helps you to write your story, in a simple way.

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    1.  Ad-freebibisco doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Portablebibisco can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Quoll Writer

    53 alternatives to Quoll Writer 

    Focus on your words not the interface. Quoll Writer is a writing application that helps you focus on your words. Clean and uncluttered. Feature rich. Features are where you would expect them to be.

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  8. TextMaker icon

    TextMaker

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    73 alternatives to TextMaker 

    TextMaker is a Microsoft Word-compatible word processor, part of SoftMaker FreeOffice.

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    1.  PortableTextMaker can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  AutocompletionTextMaker can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
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  9. Gingko icon

    Gingko

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    91 alternatives to Gingko 

    Write and organize your ideas in Gingko tree documents.

    Whether building a business or writing a bestseller, Gingko lets your ideas flow naturally into place.

    Write, brainstorm, and organize your document, all in the same flow.

    You can also work with others, with Real-time col.

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    1.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Gingko.
    2.  Support for MarkDownGingko supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Support for LaTeXGingko supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    4.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Gingko simultaneously.
    Gingko tree for screenplay "2001"
    Gingko tree for studying "Romeo & Juliet"
  10. KIT Scenarist icon

    KIT Scenarist

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    26 alternatives to KIT Scenarist 

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

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in KIT Scenarist simultaneously.
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