Get for Linux


Our Linux desktop app is libre, not gratis. A license for continued use costs $25, per user, and includes all future updates.

We offer discounts to existing subscribers, students, educators, and non-profits. Adjust the price below if one of these cases applies to you, and contact us for bulk discounts.


Debian / Ubuntu

Get the auto-updating version of on Debian-based Linux distributions, including Ubuntu:

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys DBE07445
sudo add-apt-repository "deb xenial main"
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install writeas-gtk
# Install fonts
sudo apt-get install fonts-lora fonts-open-sans fonts-hack


Get writeas-gtk and writeas-cli from the Arch User Repository.


On other distributions, you can install with the Meson/Ninja build system.

Want to see a package repository for your distribution? We'd love your help!