Nisus Writer Pro
Nisus Writer Pro
3.1

4.9

Nisus Writer Pro free download for Mac

Nisus Writer Pro3.1

18 June 2020

Multilingual word processor with indexing.

Overview

Nisus Writer Pro is a powerful multilingual word processor, similar to its entry level products, but brings new features such as table of contents, indexing, bookmarks, widow and orphan control, cross references, line numbering, and text wrap around images.

Familiar Classic features are also on board, like attribute-sensitive find and replace, an upgraded Nisus macro language, and glossaries.

We have also improved a number of existing features. For example, we've added a variety of additional options to control the display of notes. Footnotes can now also span across pages.

What's new in Nisus Writer Pro

Version 3.1:
Fixed:
  • possible hangs on Catalina for some users, when working on certain files in Page View.
  • Page View layout could stall on Catalina, resulting in the inability to see the remainder of the document.
  • spelling commands to learn/forget words can fail on Catalina.
  • the spelling corrections popover on Catalina can be incorrectly dismissed by background layout.
  • can't enter numeric values in the palette fields without a unit suffix (eg: "9" for "9 pt") on Catalina.
  • Thesaurus suggestions do not appear on the contextual menu on Catalina.

Full list of changes available here

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Macbookpro
23 August 2019
Version: 3.0

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FYI Version 3.0.3 is out... This is a minor update to fix several important issues. This is a free update for existing users of Nisus Writer Pro 3. Requires macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) or later.
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5
bobembry
17 June 2020
Version: 3.1
I use it every day in conjunction with TextSoap https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/8974/textsoap to create PDF news summaries and PDF "work books" with wide margins for use with an iPad and Apple Pencil.
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Miner
16 June 2020
Version: 3.0.4
Version 3.1 is out! (not sure why the update to Nisus Writer Express is listed, but the Pro version is not)
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Macbookpro
23 August 2019
Version: 3.0
FYI Version 3.0.3 is out... This is a minor update to fix several important issues. This is a free update for existing users of Nisus Writer Pro 3. Requires macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) or later.
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Derekcurrie
27 June 2019
Version: 3.0
v3.0.2 was released today. Here are the notes sent out about the update:

“Summer is here. Happily, so is Nisus Writer Pro 3.0.2. Out latest release contains over 200 changes in this version, including bug fixes and refinements. The entire uncut list of changes can be found on the Nisus Writer Pro release notes page.
https://nisus.com/pro/releasenotes/releasenotes302.php

“Nisus Writer Pro 3.0.2 is available now as a free update for anyone using Nisus Writer Pro 3.x. You can upgrade any version of Nisus Writer to version 3.0.2 for only $45 through our store. Mac App Store customers wishing to upgrade to 3.0.2 can do so by following these instructions.
https://nisus.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=7237&utm_campaign=NL_2019_06_27&utm_medium=email&utm_source=NisusNewsletter&utm_term=these-instructions

“Nisus Writer Pro 3.0.2 requires macOS 10.11 El Capitan or later.“
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Lvdoc
27 October 2018
Version: 3.0
I've used this for many years. The newest version has attractive features, but I'm not willing to upgrade until I see a dark mode version. Pages has it; so can this.
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Yazarim
26 October 2018
Version: 3.0
By far the best word processor, and I have used it for years. Had to quit it a few months ago because I must work on my texts also while travelling, which means having to use an iPad. The day the (very good, perfectly reliable) developers of Nisus will succeed in giving us a IOS version, I will be simply happy to buy it and go back to Nisus for Mac
(Oh, I am still on the latest v. 2)
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Frankeed
25 October 2018
Version: 3.0
Note that if you download the 15-day demo of the version 3, it overwrites your Nisus v2, leaving you in a bit of a bind should you not decide to purchase it and not have a Time Machine backup to restore it from. I hate it when software companies do this.
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DragonMaster
24 February 2018
Version: 2.1.8
Always impressive. Support unfortunatly slow and via email only. However I have used it since it first came out and it is amazing! Huge alternative to Word. However if you do not like RTF files you could be disappointed because RTF is the primary format.
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Joy-Livingwell
05 February 2018
Version: 2.1.8
One of the best word processes indeed. Simple enough to just use; powerful enough to do all kinds of amazing things. Paragraph and character styles are superbly implemented, and very fast and easy to use. Power search is amazing: you can find every instances of bold italic 12-point Arial text in a book-length document *simultaneously,* then apply a character or paragraph style to all those instances with one click. Interchangeability with Word documents is excellent. Book manuscript with hundreds of comments and tracked changes transfer smoothly. As an editor, I use power search + styles to quickly fix and standardize other people's badly formatted Word documents, including book-length manuscripts. What would take hours in another program takes minutes using power search and NWP's styles. And I've only begun to explore the powerful features of this delightful program. If you want Microsoft Word's power features without its bugs and clunky styles interface… if you work with people who use Word but don't want to use it yourself… if you loved and miss WriteNow or FrameMaker… then you will probably enjoy and appreciate Nisus Writer Pro.
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4.5
Asulaiti
30 January 2018
Version: 2.1.8
Powerful word processing program and I used it since more than 25 years
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