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 Setup and Installation page of the documentation.

Latest Release#

Release Version: Version 2.4.1
Release Date: May 6, 2024
Release Notes: Release 2.4
GitHub Release: GitHub



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

Download: novelWriter-2.4.1.AppImage [ 95.6 MB ]
Checksum: 6af6d24ae7512541af4b17c445b94730e514dab094750da482598cf8aa2fa46c ShaSum File
AppImage (Legacy)

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

Checksum: 8914c6a887eac686318033a39261011101c794896729f5980fa7500305f59aec ShaSum File
Debian Package

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

Download: novelwriter_2.4.1_all.deb [ 3.54 MB ]
Checksum: 631481ca7b62ae5d69b6b06b1cb8ce487c9f25888feb6819454c1353bc58ac82 ShaSum File


Setup Installer

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

Download: novelwriter-2.4.1-amd64-setup.exe [ 36.4 MB ]
Checksum: 6f743fb47056273bca3db80eb3b241e51cc71f9eebbad2da5e6b39872219727b ShaSum File


DMG Image for Intel

This is a DMG image for MacOS with x86_64 architecture. It is built on MacOS 12.

Download: novelWriter-2.4.1-x86_64.dmg [ 93.4 MB ]
Checksum: 0f4beb0d626863937005ec3d8fe42b726f1d0112278ec8fa9f477fdce5c3bf84 ShaSum File

Other Packages#

Python Wheel

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

Checksum: 12146d870147d5c73d143381ba7f311e3a22af61661d751218097e2e99b3c5b4 ShaSum File

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

Latest Pre-Release#

There is currently no pre-release available …