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Introducing Nisus Writer Pro 3

October 24th, 2018 · 4 Comments

After a lengthy development and private beta testing period we are very happy to announce the release and immediate availability of Nisus Writer Pro 3. There are over 300 features, fixes, and enhancements, along with a lower price. Among the new features are:

  • Split View, which allows you to:
      ○ show two or more parts of a document for simultaneous reading or editing
      ○ show or hide personal notes and pre-writing materials attached to your text
  • Comments and tracked changes can be included in printouts and PDFs.
  • Synchronized scrolling.
  • Typewriter scrolling.
  • Find and Replace matches can be shown as a results list, opened in a separate window.
  • Faster when editing long and complex documents.
  • Footnotes and endnotes are now editable in Draft View.
  • Enhanced Note style options.
  • Cloud sync (iCloud or Dropbox) for nearly all app settings.
  • Updated Full Screen View
  • Icons and other UI updated for Retina displays.
  • The palette area can optionally float freely as a separate tool window.
  • Palettes redesigned to improve their look, streamline behavior, and add new options.
  • Much more…

The comprehensive release notes are available on the Nisus Writer Pro release notes page.

Price and Availability

Nisus Writer Pro 3 is available now at our store and the Mac App Store for the new low price of $65. You can upgrade from previous versions of Nisus Writer Pro for $45. The academic version is $55. Those of you who have purchased Nisus Writer Pro 2 from our store in the last 90 days will be upgraded to Pro 3 for free. An email containing a license number and a link to download should be arriving shortly.

Mac App Store Purchases

The Mac App Store does not allow us to offer upgrade pricing. If you would like a discounted price when upgrading Nisus Writer Pro from the Mac App Store, you can purchase version 3 from the Nisus Store by following these instructions.

System Requirements

Nisus Writer Pro 3 requires at least macOS 10.11.

More Info

For more information and to download the 15 day fully working demo please visit the Nisus Writer Pro page.

Tags: Nisus Writer Pro

4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Nisus Writer Pro 3.0 Released – Targuman // Oct 31, 2018 at 2:05 pm

    […] Nisus Writer Pro 3.0 is out! I have not had a chance to play around much and review the changes, but everything continues to work well and smoothly, and its looking pretty too! Nowadays it has […]

  • 2 Phil Hardwick // Dec 16, 2018 at 7:47 am

    Just wanted to say that after purchasing Nisus Writer Pro in June 2018 I’m being offered a paid upgrade less than four months later. That strikes me as being rather unfair to existing customers. That’s not what most app developers do. Wanted you to know how I feel. Disappointed.

  • 3 Will Nettles // Jun 17, 2020 at 8:50 am

    The upgrade window appeared and I clicked okay. The install failed (typical but not a big deal). Then I wondered, will it be compatible with Mac OS Mojave? It took some effort to find this info. While looking for that info I learned that I’ll probably have to pay for the upgrade: sure why not I’ve used NW Pro for at least 20 years- I like it. But I also know that when I open it up, the palettes will look exactly the same. When I want to make a font bigger or smaller, I’ll be trying to poke at those tiny little arrows and get it wrong. When I want to change the font to Courier or Times New Roman.. I’ll have to (again) scroll down that long long list. I know I can design a more efficient tool layout for Nisus, why can’t Nisus?

  • 4 martin // Jun 17, 2020 at 11:31 am

    Hi Will: thanks for using Nisus Writer for so many years! We certainly appreciate that.

    As you discovered, Nisus Writer Pro version 3 is compatible with macOS Mojave.

    I’m sorry you’re having trouble using our formatting tools. The up/down arrows that control font size are standard system controls. If they’re too small you might consider changing your system preferences to enlarge all controls. We also provide numerous other ways of changing the font size, eg: the main menu.

    As for the long font list, have you considered switching it to display a customized list of fonts? You can create your own font collection using Apple’s Font Book app. Nisus Writer will display such collections. You can also resize the palette to increase its height. That way you don’t have to scroll as much, or if your screen is large enough you can eliminate the need for any scrolling.

    I hope that helps. If you have any further questions please let us know.

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