Nisus Software, Inc.
Nisus Writer Pro 3
Nisus Writer Express 4
If you're an existing Nisus Writer Pro user then version 3 adds over 300 new features, improvements, and fixes, including:
  • Split View shows two or more parts of a document for simultaneous editing.
  • Comments and tracked changes can be included in printouts and PDFs.
  • Synchronized scrolling.
  • Typewriter scrolling.
  • Find and Replace matches can be shown as a list in a separate window.
  • Palettes redesigned to improve look, streamline behavior, and add options.
  • The palette area can optionally float freely as a separate window.
  • Enhanced Note style options.
  • Footnotes and endnotes are now editable in Draft View.
  • Icons and other UI updated for Retina displays.
  • Cloud sync (iCloud or Dropbox) for nearly all app settings.
  • Faster when editing long and complex documents.
  • Much more...
  • Read the full Pro 3 release notes.
If you're a Nisus Writer Express user then upgrading to Express version 4 adds over 200 new features, improvements, and fixes, including:
  • Palettes redesigned to improve look, streamline behavior, and add options.
  • The palette area can optionally float freely as a separate window.
  • Enhanced full screen mode.
  • Typewriter scrolling.
  • Enhanced Note style options.
  • Footnotes and endnotes are now editable in Draft View.
  • Icons and other UI updated for Retina displays.
  • Cloud sync (iCloud or Dropbox) for nearly all app settings.
  • Faster when editing long and complex documents.
  • Much more...
  • Read the full Express 4 release notes.
This is a paid upgrade that requires purchasing a new license key.
Requires macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) or later.
This is a paid upgrade that requires purchasing a new license key.
Requires macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) or later.



If you're a Nisus Writer Express user then upgrading to Nisus Writer Pro offers many significant extra features including:
  • comments
  • tracked changes
  • bookmarks
  • cross-references
  • table of contents (TOC)
  • indexing
  • macros
  • much much more...
See a full list of differences between Pro and Express on our Nisus Writer comparison page.





If you don't want to purchase an upgrade to a current version of Nisus Writer, the following are the most recent updates available for outdated Nisus Writer versions.
Nisus Writer Pro 2.1.10
Nisus Writer Express 3.5.10
installer package download download from mirror
zip archive download download from mirror
For older downloads and release notes please see the Pro version archive.
installer package download download from mirror
zip archive download download from mirror
For older downloads and release notes please see the Express version archive.