Manuskript an open-source novel writing assistant app for Windows, Linux, and macOS

What is Menuskript?

Manuskript is a free, open-source feature-rich writing tools for carrier writers. It is customized for novel writers who write fiction.

The app is available for Windows, Linux, and macOS. It is easy to install, and use as it does not require any steep learning curve like its competitors.

In this article, we will demonstrate its features, and what can you do with it.

What can you do with Menuskript?

With Manuskript you can:


  1. User-friendly clutter-free interface
  2. It features a rich outliner tools
  3. Comes with a built-in drafts and revisions manager
  4. Tree view
  5. Two writing modes: Simple and fiction
  6. Distraction-free mode
  7. A built-in novel assistant that uses Snowflake method
  8. It comes with plot manager
  9. Statistics
  10. Easy to develop a complex characters using Menuskript
  11. Timeline viewer
  12. It gets a regular update and upgrades
  13. Supports plain-text file format
  14. Story line visualizer
  15. It comes with a frequency analyzer
  16. Built-in txt2tags highlighter
  17. Index cards
  18. Import and Export: Supports several formats: EPUB, OpenDocument, LibreOffice, DocX (MS Word)


  1. Linux: Debian, Ubuntu, Arch Linux, Fedora, SolusOS, Linux Mint
  2. Linux: using Flatpak and Snap package
  3. Windows
  4. macOS


Menuskript is released and distributed under the GPL-3.0 License. Anyone has the freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software.


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