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Ulysses App Now Lets Writers Organize Their Work into Projects

Tuesday December 13, 2022 4:15 am PST by
Popular writing app and markdown editor Ulysses has gained a new Projects feature that's aimed at users who tend to work on larger projects, such as books, a thesis, or a blog. New to the app in version 29, the Projects feature only shows what's relevant to the current project and hides everything else in the app's sidebar to improve focus. The writing goal and deadline for the project is ...
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Ulysses Gains Permanently Visible Writing Stat Counter and Optimized Publishing Flow

Thursday May 5, 2022 1:45 am PDT by
Ulysses today reached version 26, and this update brings a few more welcome feature additions and improvements to the popular writing app for Mac and iOS. For almost as long as it's existed, Ulysses has included a Dashboard sidebar that can be revealed to show, amongst other things, writing progress statistics for the current sheet in the editor, such as average reading time and character and ...
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Ulysses Gains Enhanced Blog Publishing and Session History Features

Tuesday August 3, 2021 12:02 am PDT by
Popular writing app Ulysses today reached version 23, and this update improves its blog publishing features as well as the way session histories and writing goals are calculated. For a while now, Ulysses has offered a writing goal feature to help writers foster a writing habit. The goal feature allows them to set a daily target – 500 words, say – and monitor their progress towards...
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Ulysses 22 Brings New Blogging Options and Visual Customizations

Monday March 22, 2021 5:24 am PDT by
Popular writing app Ulysses today received its 22nd major release, introducing new publishing features and additional options for users to customize the visual appearance of their writing environment. As well as providing a focused writing environment, Ulysses offers ways to publish texts from within the app to various blogging platforms. Version 22 adds the ability to publish to Micro.blog, ...
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Ulysses 21 Brings Advanced Grammar and Style Check to iPhone and iPad

Thursday October 1, 2020 2:48 am PDT by
Popular writing app Ulysses receives its 21st major release on October 6, and will bring with it the revision mode that was introduced to Mac this summer to iPad and iPhone. Revision mode, as the name suggests, aims to aid focused text revision by hiding unnecessary features, dimming the editor theme, and highlighting annotations and suggestions. Revision mode also includes an advanced...
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Ulysses Gets Redesigned Dashboard With Style and Grammar Checker

Tuesday July 14, 2020 1:03 am PDT by
Popular writing app Ulysses received its twentieth major update today, and gained new grammar and style checking tools as well as a redesigned dashboard. The grammar and style check is an integration of the LanguageTool Plus service, and can analyze texts and provide informed suggestions in categories such as capitalization, punctuation, semantics, redundancy, typography, and style. "The...
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Ulysses 19 Brings Material Sheets, Mouse Support on iPad, Keywords in Markdown Files, and More

Tuesday April 28, 2020 3:51 am PDT by
Popular writing app Ulysses received its eighteenth major update today, adding some notable new features and bringing full mouse and trackpad support on iPadOS. As mentioned, version 19 of Ulysses adds native support for Apple's new iPad mouse and trackpad features, which were announced on March 24 as part of iPadOS 13.4. What that means in practice is that the round cursor changes...
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Ulysses 18 Brings Native Dark Mode and Split View Support for iOS 13 and iPadOS

Monday September 30, 2019 2:05 am PDT by
Popular writing app Ulysses received its eighteenth major update today, adding some notable features and bringing full support for iOS 13 and iPadOS. First up, version 18 of Ulysses adds support for Apple's new system-level Dark Mode, meaning users no longer need to activate the app's native dark theme to get a twilight look that's designed to be easier on the eyes. Instead, the app can ...
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Ulysses 17 Gains Keyword Management for iOS, New iPad Fullscreen Mode, and More

Monday August 19, 2019 1:05 am PDT by
Version 17 of Ulysses was released today, bringing some much-requested features to the popular Mac and iOS app for writers. First up, the developers have brought keyword management to the iOS app, following the introduction of the feature on Mac in spring. You can now edit or delete keywords, customize colors, and merge several keywords into one, whichever device you're working on....
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Ulysses Gains Native iPad Editor Split View and Ghost Publishing Support

Monday May 27, 2019 12:09 am PDT by
Ulysses is due to receive an update today that brings two key features to the popular universal app for writers – Ghost publishing support and a native split view on iPad. The ability to display two texts next to each other is handy when comparing two versions of a document or keeping an eye on your reference notes while writing, and Ulysses recently improved the experience on Mac by...
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Ulysses 15 Introduces Split Text Editing Window, Keywords Manager, and More

Monday March 11, 2019 4:00 am PDT by
Version 15 of Ulysses was released today, bringing some notable new features to the popular Mac and iOS app for writers. On Mac, users now edit two texts simultaneously in a split editing window, with options to display the two texts next to or on top of each other and switch the editors around. The currently active editor remains highlighted to make it easy to recognize, while both...
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Ulysses App Gains New Mojave-Ready Dark Mode, Siri Shortcuts in iOS 12, and More

Monday September 17, 2018 1:58 am PDT by
Popular writing app Ulysses is being updated to coincide with the release of macOS Mojave and iOS 12, introducing support for new features in Apple's latest desktop and mobile operating systems. With macOS Mojave, Apple has introduced a new system-wide Dark Mode, which means many third-party apps will need updating with a similar color scheme. Since its initial release, a Dark Mode has been...
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Writing App 'Ulysses' Gets iPhone X Redesign and Face ID Text Library Lock Support

Thursday November 23, 2017 2:44 am PST by
Popular writing program Ulysses received an update to its iOS app today, bringing a revised interface and full compatibility with iPhone X. Various interactions in the Ulysses UI have been reworked, and the app now fully complies with the all-screen design of the iPhone X's OLED display. Beyond the changes induced by the iPhone X screen, the update brings redesigned editors for objects...
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'Ulysses' iOS Writing App Gains Drag and Drop, Image Previews, and More

Thursday October 19, 2017 11:10 am PDT by
Popular text editor Ulysses received a substantial update on Thursday, adopting features and UI design concepts that bring the universal app into greater alignment with iOS 11. Foremost in the changes is support for Drag and Drop in iOS 11, enabling users to rearrange sheets by picking them up and moving them around. It's also now possible to drag images and text passages from other apps to...
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Mac and iOS Writing App 'Ulysses' Transitions to Subscription Model

Thursday August 10, 2017 10:44 am PDT by
Ulysses, the company behind the popular Ulysses writing apps for Mac, iPhone, and iPad, today announced that it is transitioning to a subscription model going forward. Starting today, Ulysses will be priced at $4.99 per month or $39.99 per year, with a subscription plan unlocking Ulysses for use on all devices. Ulysses is also offering a student plan with six months of access for $10.99, and...
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Ulysses 2.8 Update Brings Touch ID Text Library Support, New Filter Options

Wednesday April 5, 2017 3:30 am PDT by
Popular writing platform Ulysses was updated to version 2.8 on Wednesday, bringing some notable new features and improvements including Touch ID and password support. The release of the new version means iOS users can now protect their text library via Touch ID, while Mac users without access to fingerprint recognition, or who prefer not to use it, can alternatively rely on a personal...
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Ulysses 2.7 Brings Touch Bar Support, macOS Sierra Tabs and More to Popular Writing App

Wednesday December 7, 2016 12:02 am PST by
German developers The Soulmen today released a new version of popular writing app Ulysses, bringing Touch Bar support, Tabs in macOS Sierra, and a host of other new features and performance improvements. From Wednesday, users launching version 2.7 of the award-winning app on Touch Bar equipped MacBook Pros will see new contextual functions for Ulysses in the OLED strip, bringing the ability to ...

Writing App 'Ulysses' Gains WordPress Publishing Support and More

Wednesday August 3, 2016 3:48 am PDT by
Popular writing app and Apple Design Award winner Ulysses gained WordPress publishing and Dropbox support today, in a simultaneous update to its iOS and Mac apps. The changes that come with version 2.6 of the writing app mean that bloggers can publish their texts straight to a WordPress account, complete with tag, category, excerpt, and featured image support. Writers using the iOS or Mac ...

Popular 'Ulysses' Writing App for Mac Expands to the iPad, Gets Major Update

Thursday March 12, 2015 12:12 am PDT by
Soulmen's popular Markdown text editor designed for writers, Ulysses, has long been available on the Mac and is one of the more popular Mac-based writing apps due to its clean, text-focused distraction-free interface and it's organizational system. As of today, Ulysses for Mac is getting a major update and it's also expanding to the iPad. For those of you unfamiliar with the app, Ulysses sets...