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Ulysses
Ulysses
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Ulysses free download for Mac

Ulysses

Version 27.3

Your one-stop writing environment.

3.4
Based on 100 user ratesRead reviews & comments
$49.99
Subscription

Ulysses overview

Ulysses lets you focus when you need to concentrate. It keeps all your texts neatly stuffed in its intuitive library. With a few clicks, Ulysses can create beautiful documents from your manuscripts: PDFs, web pages, even iBooks-ready ePubs. With its simple, clutter-free interface, it will turn work hours into fun time. And mere thoughts into powerful stories. If you love to write, and write a lot, Ulysses is made for you.

What’s new in version 27.3

Updated on Aug 12 2022

  • Fixed a problem when using undo in external folders.
  • Improves compatibility with certain WordPress blogs.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

33.3 MB

Developer’s website

https://ulysses.app/

Downloads

42523

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.15.0 or later
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john-565
john-565
Jun 25 2022
27.1
0.0
Jun 25 2022
0.0
Version: 27.1
Why is this listed as free? It isn't free at all. It's a subscription plan. Please MacUpdate, do not waste our time. Be honest, even if the developer isn't.
Johninsapporo
Johninsapporo
May 5 2022
26
0.0
May 5 2022
0.0
Version: 26
SUBSCRIPTION IS NOT FREE!
AlexReyes
AlexReyes
May 26 2021
22.2
5.0
May 26 2021
5.0
Version: 22.2
I have been using it for years. I have tried many writing apps, for anything from casual paragraphs to books. Ulysses does the job best hands down on all Apple devices!
MacUser Swiss
MacUser Swiss
Jan 7 2021
21.4
1.0
Jan 7 2021
1.0
Version: 21.4
$36 per year would be about right for this app. The current price is $50. However, in Switzerland, this translates to 65 francs, which currently amounts to almost $75!!! WTF?! Either the app developers are greedy or they can't count. I actually bought this a long time ago and really liked it but quit when it went to a subscription model. Not worth the money until the developers get more realistic and charge the same price everywhere!
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 15 2020
20
0.0
Jul 15 2020
0.0
Version: 20
Free TRIAL only. Currently listed (confusing) In-App Purchases: • Monthly Subscription $5.99 • Annual Subscription $49.99 • Six Months $10.99
britinokinawa
britinokinawa
Jul 14 2020
20
0.0
Jul 14 2020
0.0
Version: 20
I wonder why you class this as "free," it certainly isn't.
Anotheruser
Anotheruser
Mar 24 2020
18.6
0.0
Mar 24 2020
0.0
Version: 18.6
Not free. Trial, monthly subscription price. This is happening on macupdate way too frequently.
LuxLogica
LuxLogica
Mar 24 2020
18.6
1.0
Mar 24 2020
1.0
Version: 18.6
It touts itself as a 'writers' tool', but I can't see how it can possibly compete with comprehensive tools like Scrivener. App has a nice interface, but it's essentially a glorified note-saving app - like Evernote, but with less compelling features. The subscription model is also somewhat unrealistic, considering how much competition there is in this space, including many free tools, and better, lifetime licensed ones. Loose 1 star for being subscription-ware. Loose 1 star for having a misleading 'FREE' listing - the app is paid, and the fact that you have a 'free trial' does not make it free. Loose 1 star for using a 'unified database' - i.e., collecting all your notes for every writing project in a single database (unless you want to jump through hoops to do different). Loose another star for using a proprietary file format, requiring cumbersome export. Overall, after so many years, still a hard pass from me.
Tannin
Tannin
Mar 4 2020
18.5
5.0
Mar 4 2020
5.0
Version: 18.5
Ulysses has been my world since 2003. The upgrade from version 2 to 3 was massive, but totally worth it, even though it meant a lot of work for me initially, as I export to LaTeX, which was easier under version 2 than it is today. (You now have to rely on Pandoc for conversion, which has its bugs.) There are advantages too: the markdown method means that it is easy to export to a variety of formats from Ulysses, easy to sync (as markdown files are tiny, unlike Word or PDF files), and everything is designed in a very non-distracting way, leading the pack as far as I'm concerned by quite a distance. I write daily in Ulysses, so I dod not hesitate to subscribe: I'd rather have a viable business model for the software I use for a living. The shortcuts are great, the design is great, there's nothing I do not like. Yes, I preferred version's 2 filter mode instead of the tired folder structure, but I can live with that concession to normality ;) especially since footnotes have become so much more user-friendly. Note-taking I still do in Tinderbox, my other staple software, which I use in tandem with Ulysses every single day.
Simon3
Simon3
Dec 7 2019
18.5
1.0
Dec 7 2019
1.0
Version: 18.5
An other app i won't use because of the subscription model. Fortunately, there are many other options, and a few that go beyond and above Ulysses.
Svenster
Svenster
Aug 28 2019
17.1
0.0
Aug 28 2019
0.0
Version: 17.1
I too bought Ulysses before it became proscribed and was very disappointed as I had just paid large amounts for it. So I stopped using it for over a year. The next time I looked at it the subscription prices appeared to have become more realistic and the feature set begun t improve significantly so I reluctantly resubscribed to find that the feature set had significantly improved and in a direction I found to be appropriate for my needs. Since then Ulysses has continued to add functions and respond to its user base and kept the price somewhat realistic.
Appleday88
Appleday88
Aug 20 2019
17
0.5
Aug 20 2019
0.5
Version: 17
NEIN zu Software-Abos!
NO to software subscriptions!!!!!!!
Macintosh-Sauce
Macintosh-Sauce
May 28 2019
16
0.0
May 28 2019
0.0
Version: 16
I was going to have a look at the new version, but when I read that it was now a subscription product - NO THANKS! I am divesting myself of all subscription products on my Mac. Going to check out Scrivener instead, because I'm writing a book at the moment and so is my wife. e.g. Instead of using Microsoft Office 365 I now use LibreOffice - free to use and I'm even going to donate something to them because the suite of programs is really great and available on macOS, Windows, Linux. I saved myself $99/year.
Gazman
Gazman
Sep 29 2018
14.2
5.0
Sep 29 2018
5.0
Version: 14.2
Great despite misgivings about subscription. I'd owned the previous two versions of Ulysses (that didn't require a subscription) and when the new version came out, I just stuck with the previous version because it still worked well. However, I've now upgraded to the new, subscription model (I get a lifetime discount due to purchasing the previous versions) and I've got to say I just feel at home writing in Ulysses. I have a number of other writing apps, however, I feel Ulysses nails that sweet spot between features and ease of use. I love writing in it, so much so that I've now deleted the other writing apps from my MacBook because I find myself doing all my writing in Ulysses.
KenGetz
KenGetz
Jul 29 2018
13.2
5.0
Jul 29 2018
5.0
Version: 13.2
Love the app. Using the Setapp version now.
nobody2011
nobody2011
Jun 19 2018
13.1
0.0
Jun 19 2018
0.0
Version: 13.1
Contains free 14-day trial on all devices.
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Jun 16 2018
13
0.5
Jun 16 2018
0.5
Version: 13
Subscription for text files, no thanks.
LuxLogica
LuxLogica
May 30 2018
13
1.0
May 30 2018
1.0
Version: 13
It is in fact subscription-ware, which is FALSELY ADVERTISED here as "free". It is a note-taking app - think 'Evernote' - not a "writing project management tool" - like the far superior Scrivener (although it bills itself as one). As a note-taking app, it stores every single piece of text you write - for every project and client - and puts it into one single 'database' - a nightmare, if you have to juggle multiple writing projects with widely varying content and styles. Exporting all this data, properly separated into individual projects, to other apps is a bit of a chore.. It uses a proprietary file format, lacks the research management and the export tools that the competitors have. With many freeware and cheaper (buy-once) markdown editors around - see LightPaper - it's a wonder that this has lasted as long as it has.
sbenitezb
sbenitezb
Apr 11 2018
12.3
0.5
Apr 11 2018
0.5
Version: 12.3
What's wrong with developers these days? They all want to charge a suscription for a piece of software. It's not a service like Netflix, so I don't see why they expect people to keep paying... Thankfully there exists Scrivener, which is much better and complete.
aaffonso
aaffonso
Mar 19 2018
12.3
0.5
Mar 19 2018
0.5
Version: 12.3
Big NO. Try Scrivener or Quiver instead.
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