Nisus Writer Pro

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Description of App: 

Nisus Writer Pro is the powerful word processor for OS X. An intuitive interface, powerful writing tools, and unmatched compatibility make Nisus Writer Pro the choice of serious writers everywhere.

Nisus Writer Pro starts with an intuitive, customizable interface that allows you to write how you want to write. Create great looking documents quickly using our exclusive style sheet view. Polish your documents with our sophisticated, yet easy to use tools including our powerful find (including regular expressions), or add shapes and callouts using the drawing tools. Collaborate with others using track changes and comments that are compatible with Microsoft Word. You can write in just about any language supported in OS X (including right to left languages) thanks to the multilingual support built into Pro. No matter what you write, from a simple letter to a sophisticated thesis, Nisus Writer Pro will allow you to create stunning documents with ease.

Features:

  • Styles
  • Tables
  • Multilingual support
  • Track changes
  • Comments
  • Drawing tools
  • Footnotes and endnotes
  • Bookmarks
  • Table of contents
  • Indexing
  • Cross references
  • watermarks
  • Mail merge
  • supported file formats: - RTF (import and export) - Word (import and export) - OpenOffice (import and export) - PDF (export only) - WordPerfect (import only) - Plain Text - ePub (export only)
  • and much more

Version: 

2.0.2

Free or Paid: 

Paid

Version Of OS X App Was Tested On: 

10.7.3

Accessibility Comments: 

This application works incredibly well from scratch with no customizations. The developers have been working continuously to bring new improvements to the interface, and they highly encourage user feedback in regards to VoiceOVer.

Usability: 

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Other Comments: 

If there's a feature you can't find in Pages, this might be a worthwhile solution for you if you rely on document creation and efficiency.