Mellel 5 4+

An Advanced Word Processor


    • 5.0 • 1 Rating
    • $48.99




Serious writers write with Mellel. It’s built to handle all long-form written works, whether a thesis, a manuscript or a novel. It gives you the control you need over every aspect of the writing process: outline, footnotes, bibliography, styles, and much more. From the initial idea to the final manuscript, Mellel enables you to use a single, reliable tool throughout the process: All you need to do is write it.

— Reliable: Mellel is built for heavy-duty work. It doesn't crash.
— Consistent: Use Styles and Style Sets from one document to another.
— Powerful: The most advanced and flexible feature set this side of the Mac.
— Fast: Forget about 'refreshing' — Mellel does everything live and on the spot.
— Multilingual: Mellel is a superb multilingual tool, excelling in right-to-left languages like Arabic and Hebrew.


Everything Updates Immediately
• Auto-titles let you organize your document easily.
• Dynamic cross references that update automatically.
• Unprecedentedly powerful indexing tool.
• Citations and Live Bibliography update as you write.
• Generate Tables of Contents with ease and control.

Manage and Organize
• Outline pane gives you bird’s-eye view of entire structure.
• Organize and easily move any title or element.
• Easily Mark, remark, and tag any part of the document.
• Keep track of changes with tracked changes and comments.

Create Consistent Documents
• Consistent and clear styles.
• Reuse your styles with any document.
• Powerful tables and table styles.
• Flow text around images and text boxes.
• Powerful Section and Page styles.

Superb Multilingual support
• Superb support for right-to-left languages such as Arabic, Hebrew, and Syriac.
• Matches font and size with different languages within the same style.
• Excellent support of Greek, Cyrillic scripts, CJK, and more.

Find Anything
• Most advanced find and replace tool.
• Smart Regular Expressions-like language.
• Easily search by objects and styles.
• Run hundreds of Find Actions at once.

Advanced Layout Options
• Smart paragraph spacing, hyphenation, and keep options.
• Create titles with multiple parts and styles.
• Smart page styles for chapters.
• Flexible and advanced character style variations.

Compatibility and Collaboration
• Imports DOCX, DOC, RTF, OPML, and TXT documents
• Exports DOCX, EPUB, RTF, OPML, and TXT documents
• Exports PDFs with live links, linked indexes, cross references, and tables of contents
• Supports all image formats (.jpeg, .pdf, .png, and more)
• Use DropBox, iCloud, and other services to sync between Mac and iPad (sold separately) versions.

What’s New

Version 5.1.2

• Fixed an issue that caused showing tab stops truncated when dragging from the tab well.
• Fixed an issue that caused Mellel to hang in some rare circumstances when editing a header/footer.
• Fixes an issue that caused the marker selector to be hidden when editing an Auto-Title in the outline.
• Fixed an issue that caused Mellel to become unresponsive in some rare cases of dragging an image over a citation causing it to wrap around the image.
• Improved handling of opening documents with malformed tables, fixing tables when opening.
• Updated German (reform) hyphenation dictionary.
• Fixed an issue that caused Mellel to fail to open documents containing empty (abnormal) floating elements (images/text boxes).

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