yWriter vs Final Draft : Which is Better?

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yWriter

yWriter is a word processor which breaks your novel into chapters and scenes, helping you keep track of your work while leaving your mind free to create. Developed by Spacejock Software (Simon Haynes)

License: Free

Apps available for Windows Linux Wine

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Final Draft

Final Draft is a screenwriting software for writing and formatting screenplays. Developed by Final Draft

License: Commercial

Categories: News & Books

Apps available for Mac OS X Windows iPhone iPad

yWriter VS Final Draft Feature comparision

Feature yWriter Final Draft
Lightweight
Outline mode
Portable
Project Organization
Writing tool
Corkboard
Character database
Integrated Search
Scene Management
Distraction free writing
Outliner
Tracking of characters
File-organization
Character development
Google Drive integration
Novel planning
Timeline
Collaborative writing
Automated proofreading
Ebook writer
MarkDown support
Brainstorming
Sync with iCloud
Export to LaTeX
Web-Based
Cross Linking
Fullscreen support
Detailed toolbar
Text editing
Proofreading
Customizable
WYSIWYG Support
Export to PDF
Text to Speech
Scriptwriting Assistant
Auto Formatting
Multiple languages
Real time collaboration
Text formatting
Ad-free
Dropbox integration
Auto-saving
Divides to infinite sub-divisions
Night mode/Dark Theme
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