Alternatives to Manuskript

  • ultra_outliner

    An ultimate outlining software for story writers. It is aimed especially for screenwriters, but can be used as well as for outlining novels, tales and any kind of stories. Primary objective of ultra_outliner is to develop story outline with extended…

    Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • Typely

    Typely is precise. Existing tools for improving prose raise so many false alarms that their advice cannot be trusted. Instead, the writer must carefully consider whether to accept or reject each change.We aim for a tool so precise that it becomes po…

    Free Web-Based

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  • 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 writing texts.

    Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • Amazon Storywriter

    A new screenwriting experience brought to you by Amazon Studios. Write your screenplay and focus on the story with features like auto-formatting, offline writing, and import/export in your favorite file formats. Keep your scripts safe with unlimited…

    Free Chrome OS Chrome Linux Mac Windows Web-Based

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  • KIT Scenarist

    KIT Scenarist is a free and open source application for creating screenplays on desktops and commercial on mobiles. KIT Scenarist is a fully-featured studio for creating movie screenplays. It combines:• project organizer that will allow storing all …

    Freemium Open Source Android Tablet Linux Mac iPad iPhone Windows Android

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  • 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. Parts are shown in a treeview. Entries can be moved by drag and drop. Every entry can…

    Open Source Free Apache OpenOffice LibreOffice Linux Mac Windows

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  • Atlantis Word Processor

    Atlantis is an innovative, no-nonsense word processor carefully designed with the end-user in mind. Compact, fast-loading, but still powerful and efficient, Atlantis will be the perfect companion for a wide range of your word processing tasks, – fro…

    Freemium Windows

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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 pagination, auto-completion, and spell checking.* Multiplatform : Behaves identically o…

    Open Source Free Linux Windows

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  • Word Online

    Word Online, part of Office Online, is the online version of Microsoft Office Word. Create, edit and share. Work with other at the same time.

    Free Personal Chrome OS Web-Based

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  • Plume Creator

    With Plume Creator, organize your writing projects ! Scenes, notes, characters,... Rich Text editing, full screen editing and multiple projects … Plume Creator gives you an outliner, a distraction-free mode, a note manager and much more!

    Open Source Free Linux Windows

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  • WriteRoom

    For Mac users to write without distractions. WriteRoom is a full screen writing environment. Unlike the cluttered word processors you're used to, WriteRoom lets you focus on writing. Requires Mac OS X 10.7+

    Commercial Mac

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  • UV Outliner

    UV Outliner is a small and powerful single-pane outliner. It is intended for creating, organizing, and collecting information. With UV Outliner you can create plans, schedules, and to-do lists, collect and organize ideas, brainstorm, plan your trips…

    Free Windows

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  • Nulis

    Nulis makes the process of outlining your stories, articles, or books easy, fun, and convenient.

    Freemium Open Source Linux Windows Web-Based

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  • OmniOutliner

    OmniOutliner is a start-to-finish writing app. Perfect for collecting information, outlining Big Ideas, adding structure to any sort of writing, and much more. From grocery lists to email drafts to long-form composition. WriteOmniOutliner is feature…

    Commercial Mac iPad iPhone

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  • Celtx

    Based on the Firefox engine, supports standards, visual storyboarding, production scheduling, publication & international languages MUI support. Free tutorials, videos & wiki are available from the site. There is a very helpful community too…

    Freemium Android Tablet Mac iPad iPhone Web-Based Android

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  • True Novelist

    True Novelist provides a way for authors to write their novel online, organize their story, view statistics about their project and writing habits, set goals, keep track of related research, and more.

    Free Web-Based

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  • iBooks Author

    Now anyone can create stunning iBooks textbooks, cookbooks, history books, picture books, and more for iPad. All you need is an idea and a Mac. Start with one of the Apple-designed templates that feature a wide variety of page layouts. Add your own …

    Free Mac

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  • TheRightMargin

    TheRightMargin is the world's first smart writing tool. We use a goal-driven approach to help you finish what you write with smart suggestions, project goal breakdown, a visually delightful timeline and a beautiful writing space. With every iteratio…

    Commercial Web-Based

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  • FreeWriter

    FreeWriter is a fully featured writing software suite to assist in writing novels and reports. It provides a fresh, new, graphical approach to writing. It includes our revolutionary 'Thoughts Canvas' technology to harness your creativity - helping d…

    Freemium Free Windows

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  • Novelist

    From Google Play: > Novelist is the app that helps you writing your novels. And it's completely free: no initial cost, zero advertising and no in-app purchases! > Sounds ambitious? Yes, it is. We don't want you to conform to some framework or …

    Free Android

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