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. Hierarchical notebook done in portable HTML (JS, CSS and images are embedded) User data is saved in the main document too. Tested under Firefox, SeaMonkey, Palemoon and Chrome.
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    2. SSuite NoteBook Editor is a free portable text editor that has all the functionality to start you on writing that important novel, short-story or article, with enough bells and whistles to help out.

    3. Campfire Pro is a pre-writing software for writers. Its features include character sheets, an endless narrative timeline, and map support for world building.
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      Ulysses is for writing (putting words on the page that will eventually become a first draft). Campfire Pro is better for pre-writing (characters, worldbuilding, general plotline).
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

    4. The Guide is a two-pane outliner - a program that allows you to arrange text notes in a tree-like structure. It supports formatted text, exporting to RTF and hyperlinks (both internal and external).


      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0, released in December 2008, can be still downloaded from SourceForge, but it has been reported as buggy.

    5. Deepdwn is a markdown editing suite, designed to organize and edit collections of markdown files. Your files are stored in portable, standard markdown format on your machine.
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    6. Persona is an innovative character development tool for fiction writers. Persona aids you in crafting archetypal themed characters and plots by using time-honored psychological principles to describe the motivations and interactions between different characterizations of people.
    7. Prime Draft will help you get your writing done in less time with less stress. Made by writers for writers, it takes the writing process to heart: keeping you going forward until the first draft is done and leaving the editing to when the time is right.
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    8. Write Genre is streamlined to get you into the writing flow and keep you there. With it's clean and simple interface Write Genre is novel writing software made easier. Write Genre does away with separate notes or outlines.
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      This software writes articles that are 100% copyscape passed and looks written like a human. no spun text or copied text. Actual new written AI generated text.
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    9. A professional word processor, supporting writers in every phase of their book production – planning, wirting, editing and publishing.
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