yWriter Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to yWriter for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to yWriter and nine of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to yWriter are bibisco (Freemium, Open Source), oStorybook (Free, Open Source), novelWriter (Free, Open Source) and OmniaWrite (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 7, 2021

    1. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc. Outliner Organize your thoughts and snippets in a hierarchical manner. Organize them as you wish, reorganize them on the go.
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      Manuskript vs yWriter opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Manuskript is a great alternative to yWriter.
      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.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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    2. bibisco is a novel writing software that helps you to write your story, in a simple way.
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      bibisco vs yWriter opinions
      Most users think bibisco is a great alternative to yWriter.
      main character's option are really too numerous
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

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      It may not be as flexible as yWriter to move text between scenes and chapters.
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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    3. 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 writing texts.
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      oStorybook vs yWriter opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Layout is easier to use, more intuitive. Character database is excellent. However, yWriter shows you word count for each scene, very helpul.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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 grouped and categorized with ease.
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    7. 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 more.
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    8. Trelby is simple, fast and elegantly laid out to make screenwriting simple. It is infinitely configurable. * Screenplay editor: Enforces correct script format and pagination, auto-completion, and spell checking.

      Discontinued

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

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    9. Skribisto is born from the ashes of Plume Creator , keeping the goals while adopting more recent ways to think an application.
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