Manuscripts

Manuscripts

A writing tool for complex documents: plan, outline, edit and share your work.

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Manuscripts is a writing tool for complex documents unlike any you have seen: it helps you with a complex writing project from outline to editing, proof reading and publishing stages, all within a beautiful Mac app.

Manuscripts will fit particularly well the needs of higher education and scholarly writers, but the app will feel familiar really to anyone used to a word processor. It really is a word processor re-imagined, designed to assist in composing a compelling story as opposed to formatting a document.

- Live manuscript outline: navigate and re-order high-level document structure effortlessly.
- Rich manuscript templates: defines required sections, word counts, acceptable figure formats.
- Editing workflow that separates document outline, body and styles and provides minimal character level styling.
- Annotate document with highlights and notes.
- Complete document version history.
- Fullscreen mode with completely UI chrome.
- Flexible import options: document opens and imports Markdown, MS Word, LaTeX, Docbook, HTML files amongst others.
- Flexible export options: export either full manuscript or a selection of it to Markdown, MS Word, LaTeX, HTML.
- Citation and bibliography formatting with the app, and ability to integtrate with external citation tools using Manuscripts AppleScript API.
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SOUNDS GOOD? WELL, IT LOOKS GOOD, TOO.
Manuscripts is a gem, and Setapp has many more.
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