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Nisus Writer Express
The Flexible, Affordable Writing App for the Mac
Now Even Better

Version 4 has over 200 new features, improvements, and fixes!

  • Dark Mode
  • Palettes redesigned to improve their look, streamline behavior, and add new options.
  • The palette area can optionally float freely as a separate tool window.
  • Enhanced full screen mode.
  • Typewriter scrolling.
  • Faster when editing long and complex documents.
  • Footnotes and endnotes are now editable in Draft View.
  • Enhanced Note style options.
  • Icons and other UI updated for Retina displays.
  • Cloud sync (iCloud or Dropbox) for nearly all app settings.
  • Much more...

To learn more please see our updated Nisus Writer main page or read the full release notes.

Download Demo

Try a free demo of version 4 before you buy an upgrade. The demo is fully functional for 15 separate non-consecutive days. The trial has no limitations, however a demo watermark will appear on some pages of printouts and PDFs.

Requires macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) or later.

Free 15-day demo.
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If you decide to purchase no additional downloads are needed, a license key unlocks the demo.
Purchase Upgrade
Version 4 is a paid upgrade and requires a new license key. Special discount pricing is available to existing Nisus Writer users. To purchase a discounted upgrade please visit our store.
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