Ulysses is your one-stop writing environment for Mac, iPhone and iPad. Its pleasant, focused writing experience, combined with effective document management, seamless sync, and flexible export, make Ulysses the first choice for writers of all kinds.

++ Apple Design Award Winner 2016 ++ Best of App Store 2015 ++ Best of App Store 2013 ++

“The app is amazing. An absolute delight to use. Well done.”
– David Hewson, Bestselling Author (The Killing)

### A Text Production Powerhouse
Ulysses’ markup-based, distraction-free editor lets you focus on your most important task: Write, edit, and write some more. Formatting is kept for later, so you can completely immerse yourself in the text. Ulysses’ uniquely streamlined toolset covers the entire writing process, and its clean and simple interface will boost your productivity. From first to final draft, from prologue to closing chapter – Ulysses keeps you in the flow, so you can get stuff done.

### All Your Texts, All the Time
Everything you’ll ever write is stored in Ulysses’ unified library. You can manage projects of all kinds and sizes, be it novels, diaries or study notes – they are always saved, and automatically in sync. And since Ulysses offers feature parity across macOS and iOS, it doesn’t matter where you are or when inspiration hits: All its tools, and all your texts, are always at your fingertips.

### Built-In Proofreader and Editing Assistant
Write with confidence, thanks to Ulysses’ integrated grammar and style check. Available for well over 20 languages, it analyzes your text and offers informed suggestions for capitalization, punctuation, semantics, redundancy, style and more.

### Create eBooks, DOCX, PDFs and HTML
Ulysses’ export is flexible enough to cover any writer’s needs: Transform your text into beautiful PDFs, Word documents or eBooks. Or export HTML code, ready to be used anywhere on the web. You can even choose between a variety of pre-made formatting styles for all kinds of purposes, or create your own and share it with other users.

### Publish to WordPress, Ghost & Medium
Do you blog? Ulysses’ offers best-in-class publishing to WordPress, Ghost, and Medium. You can post to WordPress and Ghost from right within the app – complete with images, tags, categories etc. Publishing to Medium works just as easy, and all three offer a built-in preview to proofread before submission.

### Pricing
Ulysses requires a subscription. We offer monthly and yearly subscription plans. They include a fully functional trial, so you can test Ulysses (including export and sync). There’s also a special discount for students.

All plans unlock the app on Mac, iPhone and iPad, and feature full synchronization.

### Questions
Please visit for more information. You can also reach us via or on Twitter @ulyssesapp – we’re happily awaiting your feedback!

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What’s New

Version 20.2

- Improved preview texts of navigation items in the dashboard.
- You can now drag text to the dashboard to create new notes.
- Fixed dashboard layout when scroll bars are always visible.
- Fixed problems when checking long texts.
- Spelling suggestions will no longer offer huge numbers of options.
- Improved import of HTML and DOCX files.
- Fixed various of crashes.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Gkay ,

It is brilliant for lawyers and writers

I am an attorney, a writer, and blooger.

I use Dragon Dictate a great deal, for it makes writing so much easier and swifter. Lawyers are constantly fighting for time; and using Dragon saved me a great deal of time.

Which brngs me to Ulysses.

I have used Dragon with MS Word, Pages and Ulysses for preparing the first and often the last draft before proffing. The final manuscript is then 'exported' to MS Word for formatting and printing; or to Wordpress for publication.

By far, Ulysses is simpler, less 'heavy', has a faster turn-around time, and gives little or no trouble, even with third party apps like Dragon.

I do have trouble exporting to Wordpress and the menus are still not friendly - you have your work cut out for you: and I am happy to work with you to improve your software, for no charge!

In today's text and tech world, a consumer often tinkers with one mainstream software with third party apps. Tee need to integrate is essential - even for Ulysses.

Any day I will choose Ulysses over other software for the frirst to the final draft!

Axel Kee ,

Just wrote and published a book using Ulysses

I have used markdown and my own customized PDF styling for the book, very easy to add image and code block, thanks! Hoping to have table support in future version.

darthpotato ,

Excellent for Writing, Decent for Notetaking

This app is truly well thought out for writing, particularly in its organisation features.

However, I would love to see more notetaking features included so that Ulysses can become a one stop shop for all things word related.


Ulysses GmbH & Co. KG
20.5 MB

macOS 10.13 or later, 64-bit processor


English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

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In-App Purchases
  1. Monthly Subscription RM21.90
  2. Annual Subscription RM177.90
  3. Six Months RM44.90


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    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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