Downloads#

This page includes all available packages for the latest release.

When pre-release packages for the next version of novelWriter are available, these release packages are also listed on this page. When there is no pre-release available, the section is empty.

You can find more information on how to set up novelWriter on the Getting Started page of the documentation.

Latest Release#

Release Version: Version 2.3.1
Release Date: March 17, 2024
Release Notes: Release 2.3
GitHub Release: GitHub

Linux#

AppImage

The AppImage should run on any recent Linux distro. See the AppImage website for more info.

Download: novelWriter-2.3.1.AppImage [ 95.4 MB ]
Checksum: 6774b30b7e9ca76697c54e522a32ca09019f4acac2fcab9a2dc3d8b346a71666 ShaSum File
AppImage (Legacy)

For older Linux distros you may need to download this AppImage instead.

Checksum: c49a5b0a2e2f0a9d055175e2fc2eccd865765fc08e36663dcff83d1e2ed0fb78 ShaSum File
Debian Package

The package is built for Debian, but should also work for Ubuntu and Linux Mint.

Download: novelwriter_2.3.1_all.deb [ 3.45 MB ]
Checksum: 76377a6adaeb7a518b2b5d740c1deed66b0b5b7147431fd30beed0893b59a326 ShaSum File

Windows#

Setup Installer

This is a standard setup installer for Windows. It is made for Windows 10 or newer.

Download: novelwriter-2.3.1-amd64-setup.exe [ 36.6 MB ]
Checksum: 523b1879e778326046199f2b4e990077bd9fc002f5ccdf52f9ddec16d0915c3c ShaSum File

MacOS#

DMG Image

This is a DMG image for MacOS, and should work on at least MacOS 12 or higher.

Download: novelWriter-2.3.1.dmg [ 92.4 MB ]
Checksum: 350d6d0b055863d6d9846f29c7a7e4e2d666b9c5d42b4190ed568293adc91375 ShaSum File

Other Packages#

Python Wheel

The Wheel package can be installed with pip install <file_path>.

Checksum: ddbe88dc754aba9ecd86394da7fea20218955277fb7529c040c241bbd8cdeba1 ShaSum File

Source Code The source code packages are archived files of the entire source code. See also the novelWriter Repository.

Latest Pre-Release#

Release Version: Version 2.4 RC 1
Release Date: April 6, 2024
Release Notes: Pre-Release 2.4 RC 1
GitHub Release: GitHub

Linux#

AppImage

The AppImage should run on any recent Linux distro. See the AppImage website for more info.

Download: novelWriter-2.4rc1.AppImage [ 95.5 MB ]
Checksum: 20a46cf74aa4e30b1cbe6ba89cf5d8b4273e601762ac0590a9e980ee7171314b ShaSum File
AppImage (Legacy)

For older Linux distros you may need to download this AppImage instead.

Checksum: 487feae8322d8c40e724399932a8be8734f6c07cc24cbfcb705beb67964b95d2 ShaSum File
Debian Package

The package is built for Debian, but should also work for Ubuntu and Linux Mint.

Download: novelwriter_2.4.rc1_all.deb [ 3.47 MB ]
Checksum: dff3830162b481fc41e7fb5987b56bab84bf91612869fd2467d73d04d817d2e9 ShaSum File

Windows#

Setup Installer

This is a standard setup installer for Windows. It is made for Windows 10 or newer.

Checksum: 4e210338420a4f4c797932c13305a58a7690ea8770272db6b5e862f25224e0ae ShaSum File

MacOS#

DMG Image

This is a DMG image for MacOS, and should work on at least MacOS 12 or higher.

Download: novelWriter-2.4rc1.dmg [ 92.4 MB ]
Checksum: 66ba15b8c2b9a52273b48f86792d3cedc1d6abde3af50cabf0b8444d80d98e29 ShaSum File

Other Packages#

Python Wheel

The Wheel package can be installed with pip install <file_path>.

Checksum: 91685452cf49db7a78ce11c12a084836eb8270ccb074c3cb94b98b06bb25933a ShaSum File

Source Code The source code packages are archived files of the entire source code. See also the novelWriter Repository.