Alternatives to yWriter for Linux with any license

  • Scrivener

    Scrivener is a word processor and project management tool created specifically for writers of long texts such as novels and research papers. It won't try to tell you...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad ... Wine

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    • Structural similarity. But it's troublesome complicated program. Guest • May 2017 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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 may not be as flexible as yWriter to move text between scenes and chapters. Guest • Sep 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • main character's option are really too numerous Guest • Oct 2017 • 1 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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    • Manuskript combines concepts and functions of yWriter, Novel Factory and Scrivener. It's a bit rough in its presentation, but a good alternative for anyone who can't decide between the aforementioned tools. Guest • Sep 2018 • 1 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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    • Organon splits up large texts like yWriter, but that is the limit of its comparison. It does not track fictional characters nor scenes. Guest • Jun 2016 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 Windows Linux

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  • Trelby

    Trelby is simple, fast and elegantly laid out to make screenwriting simple. It is infinitely configurable. * Screenplay editor: Enforces correct script format and...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.2, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • SuperNotecard

    SuperNotecard is an intuitive tool that uses notecards to capture and organize your ideas. These virtual notecards can be moved into decks, arranged on the screen, or...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • Writer's Cafè

    A powerful but fun writers environment that includes the StoryLines structuring tool, a notebook, journal, writing quotations, scrapbook organiser, a 60-page e-book and...

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