Jers Novel Writer
Jers Novel Writer
1.1.12

4.1

Jers Novel Writer free download for Mac

Jers Novel Writer for Mac1.1.12

11 October 2010

Creative writing software.

What is Jers Novel Writer for Mac

Jer\'s Novel Writer is a relatively simple word processor with extra features to support large creative writing projects.

This program is all about momentum, and reducing the number of things that break the flow when I am writing. Jer\'s Novel Writer is designed to help me keep writing when the creative juices are flowing, and then find all the things I need to go over again when I am more in a nitty-gritty mood.

Features:

  • Margin Notes like you\'ve never seen before.
  • Automatic Outline
  • Full-screen mode
  • Database
  • Bookmarks
  • Separate formatting options for print and screen
  • It actually knows what a chapter is (or whatever organizational structure you want to use).
  • A panel for general notes lets you keep track of story issues and ideas (and the last time you ate).
  • Word count
  • More accurate page count estimates
  • Better performance than most word processors for really, really big documents.

What's new in Jers Novel Writer

Version 1.1.12: Release notes were unavailable when this listing was updated.

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alannelsonstone
alannelsonstone
Sep 9 2020
1.1.12
0.0
Sep 9 2020
0.0
Version: 1.1.12
Current version is not compatible with Mac OS Catalina. Any chance for an upgrade?
Ca
Ca
Dec 12 2015
1.1.12
0.0
Dec 12 2015
0.0
Version: 1.1.12
Is Jers Novel Writer still supported?
Aetnaria
Aetnaria
Jun 15 2012
1.1.12
0.0
Jun 15 2012
0.0
Version: 1.1.12
I wish they'd update it to support QuickLook... Heck, I wish they'd update it at all.
Onlooker
Onlooker
Sep 23 2010
1.1.11
0.0
Sep 23 2010
0.0
Version: 1.1.11
So good to see this back. Never seen any writing software that suits me as well. I implore everyone to give it a try. Beautiful margin notes too!
Electriclewis
Electriclewis
May 13 2008
1.1.2
0.0
May 13 2008
0.0
Version: 1.1.2
It's worth downloading this just to read the EULA - it's brilliant :D
Zx81
Zx81
Jan 4 2008
1.0.1.2
0.0
Jan 4 2008
0.0
Version: 1.0.1.2
Apparently, the link to Jer's hut just disappeared ; I was connected to his site about an hour ago; Anyone knows what happened ?
Bad-Jobs-Good-Jobs
Bad-Jobs-Good-Jobs
Nov 7 2007
1.0.1.2
0.0
Nov 7 2007
0.0
Version: 1.0.1.2
Maybe someone should first have a look at the free "Bean"? http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/24881/bean or for further needs have a look at the apps at "devon". http://www.devon-technologies.com/products/index.html 28 dollars, hahaha
Syharris
Syharris
Mar 2 2007
0.6.2.1
0.0
Mar 2 2007
0.0
Version: 0.6.2.1
Ok, this version installs and launches without a problem. Seems to be pretty stable, too.
Syharris
Syharris
Feb 22 2007
0.6.2
0.0
Feb 22 2007
0.0
Version: 0.6.2
Crashes immediately upon trying to launch. Redownloaded, but still crashes.
Zws
Zws
Feb 18 2007
0.6.1.6
0.0
Feb 18 2007
0.0
Version: 0.6.1.6
Jer, Drop 1.0 on us if you want to accomplish financial gain or even general interest. Scrivener is taking the cake. Don't back down to competition, foster it. Also, Jer's is the best of the old-gen products: Ulysses, Avenir, etc. - Bring the beast back to the peak!
Thinc
Thinc
Dec 18 2006
0.6.1.6
4.0
Dec 18 2006
4.0
Version: 0.6.1.6
I've noticed there haven't been any reviews of JNW for about a year. That's too bad, since many folks would benefit from trying out this terrific app. I've been using 0.614 for the past three months and putting it through it's paces. The developer's objective was to create an app that helped him write without the distractions of Word and Word-like programs, as well as to give him the organizational flexibility to track, edit, and restructure story elements. Even in this beta version, he has succeeded remarkably well. The program is stable and a delight to use. Anyone working on a longer document, who is concerned more with writing than formatting, would benefit by giving it a try. Jerry is also very responsive to user community feedback. The whole experience has been a pleasure.
Guest
Guest
Nov 19 2005
0.5.2.1
4.8
Nov 19 2005
4.8
Version: 0.5.2.1
The combination of a WORKING outliner (unlike the bizarre “outliners” in Copywrite and Ulysses, let alone Avenir, which don't actually outline anything), dynamic database, floating margin notes and a few other features (e.g. good implementation of full screen), makes it a winner for me. I've been writing in it for the last few weeks, and then suddenly decided to ‘try again' Ulysses and CW... has's been able to write a single scene in them, spending all my time fighting with interface. I don't think JNW is a knock-off of anything. The concept is quite novel. And for now, it's free...
Guest
Guest
Oct 7 2005
0.5.2.1
4.8
Oct 7 2005
4.8
Version: 0.5.2.1
After five minutes with this application recently, I can see why the author still isn't charging for it. There are other alternatives. The top two (in order of excellence in my opinion) are CopyWrite and Ulysses. Ulysses has a vastly more flexible export system but it's overpriced, the interface is clunky (looks like a Java application ported from Linux, ported from Windows), and hasn't made much progress. CopyWrite has had some problems with annoying bugs the last few versions but nothing serious. It seems to be advancing regularly in features and performance and the price beats the hell out of Ulysses. With Jer's Novel Writer on the other hand, you're definitely getting what you paid for ...
Guest
Guest
Sep 1 2005
0.5.2.1
4.8
Sep 1 2005
4.8
Version: 0.5.2.1
I wish I had found this sooner, before banging my head against the wall with other word processors.
Guest
Guest
Aug 9 2005
0.5.2.0
4.8
Aug 9 2005
4.8
Version: 0.5.2.0
Great EULA! (Someone does read them...)
Guest
Guest
Aug 7 2005
0.5.2.0
4.8
Aug 7 2005
4.8
Version: 0.5.2.0
Really Promising!!! nice work... but please: change the icon :-) it isnt a "mac-look" one :-)
Guest
Guest
Jul 7 2005
0.5.2.0
4.8
Jul 7 2005
4.8
Version: 0.5.2.0
First class. If you're a creative writer or want to be, this program is for you. Its clean, intuitive, well-organized - an ideal environment for the writer. Congrats Jer. Your Novel Writer is an absolute winner.
Guest
Guest
Apr 27 2005
0.5
4.8
Apr 27 2005
4.8
Version: 0.5
Very promising but not yet ready to compete with CopyWrite. Lacks version control (as far as I can see) and does not have a full screen view. Does not allow one to specify a target word count range as a goal. Still very promising but needs more.
Guest
Guest
Apr 21 2005
0.4.1
0.0
Apr 21 2005
0.0
Version: 0.4.1
This beta is, for me, the very best Mac app for creative writing, and it beats Copywrite (and a few others). It shows that it is conceived by someone who is himself a writer.
$30.00

4.1

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later

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