A markdown-like editor for novels
A markdown-like text editor designed for writing novels and larger projects of many smaller plain text documents.
It is designed to be a simple text editor that allows for easy organisation of text files and notes, with a meta data syntax for comments, synopsis, and cross-referencing between files, and built on plain text files for robustness.
novelWriter is Free and Open Source, and runs on Linux, Windows and MacOS
Version 2.0.7 – Released on April 16, 2023 – Release Notes
Other Install Options#
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vkbo/novelwriter sudo apt update && sudo apt install novelwriter
pip install --user novelwriter
- Linux AppImage: novelWriter-2.0.7-py3.10-manylinux_2_28_x86_64.AppImageSha256:
- Debian Package: novelwriter_2.0.7_all.debSha256:
- Windows Installer: novelwriter-2.0.7-py3.10.11-win10-amd64-setup.exeSha256:
- MacOS DMG Image: novelWriter-2.0.7-macos.dmgSha256:
Verify the Checksum
shasum -c novelWriter-2.0.7-py3.10-manylinux_2_28_x86_64.AppImage.sha256 shasum -c novelwriter_2.0.7_all.deb.sha256
Get-FileHash -Algorithm SHA256 novelwriter-2.0.7-py3.10.11-win10-amd64-setup.exe | Format-List
shasum -c novelWriter-2.0.7-macos.dmg.sha256