yWriter vs Trelby : 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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Trelby

Trelby is a free and open source screenwriting program which focuses on providing a simple, uncluttered interface to writing screenplays. Developed by Trelby.org

License: Open Source

Apps available for Windows Linux Discontinued

yWriter VS Trelby Feature comparision

Feature yWriter Trelby
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
Auto Formatting
Multiple languages
Real time collaboration
Text formatting
Scriptwriting Assistant
Export to PDF
Auto-saving
Divides to infinite sub-divisions
Night mode/Dark Theme
Storyline
Cross browser support
Dictation
Compatible with Final Draft
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