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Top 11 writing-tool Open-Source Projects

  • notebook

    Notebook.ai is a set of tools for writers, game designers, and roleplayers to create magnificent universes – and everything within them. (by indentlabs)

    Project mention: World Anvil | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 2022-05-17

    You could give notebook.ai a try, they support self hosting: https://github.com/indentlabs/notebook

  • ThiefMD

    The markdown editor worth stealing. Inspired by Ulysses, based on code from Quilter

    Project mention: Screenplay app for elementaryOS (or Linux?) | reddit.com/r/elementaryos | 2022-02-14

    If you want to fork or collab on a Fountain specific editor, the Fountain parser is located here. We use GtkSourceView to perform syntax highlighting.

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • cross-post

    Cross Post a blog to multiple websites

    Project mention: Cross-Post CLI Tool: New Features and Fixes | dev.to | 2022-02-28

    Almost a year ago, I wrote about how I created a CLI tool to cross-post articles to Dev.to, Hashnode, and Medium. I created the tool because it made the process easier for me, but I also received a lot of feedback from other writers about how it was helpful for them.

  • IronWriter

    IronWriter is an open-source writing tool for solo playthroughs of the free tabletop RPG Ironsworn. Focus on writing your story and let IronWriter automatically manage your character sheet.

    Project mention: Generators For Specific RPGs. Needs Suggestions (Day 26 of 31 Days of Gens) | reddit.com/r/rpg_generators | 2021-08-26
  • privatize

    Partially encrypt/decrypt a file based on the presence of a heredoc

    Project mention: Show HN: Partially encrypt a file based on its HEREDOCs | news.ycombinator.com | 2022-03-16

    ooo, good call out. thanks!

    currently i only have one warning in place if I forget to close there heredoc: https://github.com/higgins/privatize/blob/main/index.js#L168

    but could add some more error checking. added to TODOs: https://github.com/higgins/privatize/commit/9696f30576897898...

  • pandoc-novel

    Markdown text to a novel in ePub and PDF.

  • sidenotes

    Position floating sidenotes/comments next to a document with inline references.

    Project mention: How to build a Google Docs like commenting system in React | reddit.com/r/reactjs | 2022-05-12

    I've run into this library: https://github.com/curvenote/sidenotes, but I am not adding Redux to my project for it. I think that peer dependency is fairly unreasonable and they use Async Thunks, so porting to Context would be hassle.

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • world-scribe-2-desktop

    Desktop app for World Scribe 2

    Project mention: I just published the first release of World Scribe 2: the successor to the original worldbuilding app on Android! Enjoy working on desktop and customizing Categories to your heart’s content. | reddit.com/r/worldbuilding | 2021-07-18

    This has been fixed in Version 1.0.1! Thanks again for reporting this issue.

  • urtext_docs

    Urtext : Documentation

    Project mention: New syntax and compiler for plaintext writing and organizing. | reddit.com/r/NoteTaking | 2022-01-01
  • squirrel

    A cli program to track writing progress. (by squirrel-writer)

    Project mention: Sunday Daily Thread: What's everyone working on this week? | reddit.com/r/Python | 2022-01-30
  • hyscan

    Writing assistant with topological orderings and mashed kumquats

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-05-17.

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What are some of the best open-source writing-tool projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 notebook 280
2 ThiefMD 80
3 cross-post 58
4 IronWriter 48
5 privatize 17
6 pandoc-novel 15
7 sidenotes 14
8 world-scribe-2-desktop 13
9 urtext_docs 9
10 squirrel 3
11 hyscan 1
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