bibisco Novel Writing Software


Welcome to bibisco’s FAQ page! Here, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions to provide you with quick and insightful answers.  

For additional resources, check out our documentation page and official tutorial for in-depth insights. 

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to reach out. You can contact us at, and we’ll be happy to assist you on your writing journey.

bibisco Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

bibisco Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, bibisco supports outlining and storyboarding. bibisco provides tools to help writers organize and plan their novels, including features for structuring the plot, outlining scenes and chapters, and visualizing the overall story progression in a timeline.

Novels created in bibisco can be exported in PDF, DOCX, TXT, and EPUB formats.

bibisco provides a comprehensive set of tools for novel writing, including character development, plot organization, scene management, setting and world-building, story structure, writing and editing, note-taking, export options, character and relationship visualization, and writing progress tracking. To explore these features in detail, take a look here.

bibisco has its own spellchecker but also integrates with external proofreading and correction programs, such as Grammarly for desktop or Ludwig app.

First things first. Projects created with bibisco Community Edition are fully compatible with projects created with bibisco Supporters Edition. If you want to know how to upgrade from Community Edition to Supporters Edition read here.

bibisco Community Edition offers core features for novel writing and is available to everyone for free. bibisco Supporters Edition includes advanced features beyond those of the Community Edition and comes with associated costs. For a detailed comparison, you can refer to download page.

Yes, and it's an excellent idea! Select the Give as a gift button on the checkout page. A form will open to indicate the gift recipient's email address and a personalized message.

If you want to know how to install bibisco read here.

bibisco is available in Czech, Dutch, French, German, English, Italian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Serbian, Slovenian, Spanish, Turkish, and Ukrainian.

The latest version of bibisco is 3.0.3, take a look at release notes or what's new.

Yes, you can use bibisco on multiple computers, as long as they belong to you or your family members. Sharing the same bibisco license with individuals outside your family is not permitted.

bibisco is licensed under the terms of GNU GPL License. But... can you sell free software? Read here.

You can purchase the bibisco Supporters Edition using a credit card or PayPal.

Your privacy and data are paramount with bibisco. As a desktop application, novel data is stored securely on your PC/Mac. You can synchronize your projects with personal cloud services like Google Drive, Dropbox, or OneDrive, but it’s important to note that no novel data is housed on or, the distributor of bibisco.

Yes. If you're not completely satisfied, bibisco Supporters Edition has a 30 days money-back guarantee; write to and ask for a refund.

bibisco is available for Windows 10 or later, MacOS High Sierra 10.13 or later, and Linux. Only versions for 64-bit architectures are available. Minimum display resolution 1024x768px. If you're unsure that bibisco will work on your operating system, try bibisco Community Edition, which is free, before purchasing bibisco Supporters Edition.

You can find insights from writers who have used bibisco for novel writing by visiting the testimonials and reviews page

Certainly. A 20% discount is available for students and educators. To obtain your personalized discount code, please email, providing valid enrollment documents or school certificates to qualify for the discount.

If you have any questions or need assistance with bibisco, you can explore the documentation page and the official tutorial for guidance. If you can't find the answers you're looking for, feel free to reach out to us via email at We're here to help!

Yes, bibisco Community Edition, which is free, provides complimentary access to the advanced features of bibisco Supporters Edition for a 30-day trial period.

Within the first two years of purchase, you get free updates. After that, upgrades are available at a 50% discount. If you purchase an upgrade at a 50% discount, you'll receive free upgrades again within the next two years. When a new version is released, we'll email you detailed upgrade instructions. If you haven't received the version 3.0 update email, please contact us at

If you want to know how to update bibisco read here.

Updates are generally released once a year, usually in May/June. However, it is possible that they may be released at a closer interval in the future.

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