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, which is both free and Open Source. 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 Typora (Free), CherryTree (Free, Open Source), Zettlr (Free, Open Source) and Scrivener (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 7, 2021

    1. Privacy oriented, without vendor lock in note organizer, todo list desktop application. Work offline with text, markdown and pdf files.
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    2. SmartEdit Writer (formerly Atomic Scribbler) is a project management and writing environment for novelists and short story writers working on Windows PCs.
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    3. Calmly Writer is a professional text editor designed to focus on what you want to tell, with a simple, unobtrusive and distraction-free user interface.
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    4. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      I decided to open-source the project since I believe in the power of people all over the world, working together to create something great under a shared vision. I also believe in sharing knowledge, so anyone that learns from a piece of code.


    5. 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!.
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    6. Liquid Story Binder XE is a uniquely designed word processor for professional and aspiring authors, poets, and novelists. Writing software for those who require the editing ability of a commercial text editor as well as a document tracking system.

      Discontinued

      Last update was around 2011, can still be bought.

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    7. Cold Turkey Writer won't let you quit until you finish your work. Like, literally will not quit.
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    8. A most awesome writing tool Create novels, short stories, research papers, notes. Track progress on individual documents and your entire project. Relate documents and items to people, places, plot points and actions.
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