Ulysses Alternatives for Windows

    Ulysses is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Joplin. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Typora or CherryTree. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Ulysses and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Ulysses are Zettlr (Free, Open Source), Scrivener (Paid), Manuskript (Free, Open Source) and FocusWriter (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 7, 2021

    1. MemPad is a plain text outliner and note taking program with a tree structured index. All pages are stored in a single file. User interface available in 20 languages.
    2. The note-taking app with robust Markdown editor, supporting macOS, Windows, and Linux. This app is designed to be the most convenient way to make notes in Markdown for your daily hacking.
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    3. Inspire is a clone of Ulysses for Windows, with many of the core features but not all. Features Elegant, simple markup editor that mimics the Ulyssess (for Mac only) look and feel. Not as feature rich though.
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      Inspire Writer vs Ulysses opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Inspire Writer is a great alternative to Ulysses.
      ryanzheng It's very convenient to use, and it supports synchronization, which is the best editor I have ever used.
      Top positive comment  almost 3 years ago

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      Simple, minimalist, the most Ulysses-like app on Windows.
      Top positive comment  almost 3 years ago

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      In many ways, it's just as good as Ulysses and it's one of the reasons that I've pretty much adopted my Surface Pro 6 as a laptop replacement, rather than my iPad Pro.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      dvfuncom The best Ulysses-like app for Windows.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      chengbitao Because it’s just like Ulysses
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    4. Create deep visual documents, adaptable and multi-level diagrams, flowcharts, concept maps, mind maps and models. Users can: - Define their own types of nodes and connectors, to reuse nomenclature, symbols, details structure.
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      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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    5. Next generation desktop rich content editor that saves documents with themes. HTML & Markdown compatible.

      Discontinued

      Last Github commit on 2017. See https://github.com/n457/Uncolored

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    6. 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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      Crossnote is probably the world's first markdown notes reader & editor Progressive Web Application that works offline and supports syncing with arbitrary git repository right inside your browser.
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    7. This program is a structured notetaking application based on GTK+ 3. Write your notes in instantly-formatted Markdown, organise them in a tree of folders that can be instantly navigated from within the program, and add hand-drawn notes by mouse, touchscreen or digitiser.
    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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