I'm Simon Haynes.
Welcome to
Spacejock Software

On this site you'll find my free software including favourites like yWriter, yBook, FCharts and more.

Are you looking for a freelance programmer? I occasionally take on additional projects, conversions, etc.

I'm also an author, with five sf comedy novels in print (details, Kindle) and a junior science fiction series for ages 8+ (details, Kindle).

I think they call that multitasking. I call it a lot of work.


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Software:

Anti-browser
BookDB
FCharts SE
FCharts Pro
HamTime2
LCD Tester
RMP3
Sonar3
TrackAMinute2
yBook2
yCopy2
yEdit2
yGen2
yLaunch2
yLend
yMail2
yNotes
yPlay2
yRead3
yRoute
yTimer2
yWriter5


Middle Grade
Science Fiction

Hal Junior 01

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Free novel writing software
by Spacejock Software
Runs on all versions of Windows, 32- or 64- bit and Wine on Linux & Mac





yWriter 4 is no longer being updated. I recommend all users upgrade to yWriter 5





Current version: 4.0.90

Updated on: Mar 05, 2010

Direct download: Update file (Download and run to update your copy of this program)


Change Log:

NOTE yWriter5 has been released for Windows XP/Vista: http://www.spacejock.com/yWriter5.html
4.0.90 Remembers the column widths in the chapter/scene lists
4.0.89 Entering a non-numeric font size in the editor would cause a crash
4.0.88 More logging to identify the cause of an Error 402 when adding a new scene from within another.
4.0.86 Now clears the character list if you close the current project
4.0.85 A small fix for Linux/Wine users - no more type mismatch on startup
4.0.84 Remembers the previously-used import folder
4.0.82 A few minor bug fixes plus a Russian translation file.
4.0.80 Fixed the bug where the display jumps to chapter one after dragging & dropping scenes
4.0.80 Fixed a bug where empty RTF files weren't being created on close
4.0.79 Fixed the undo issue when applied to a newly opened scene
4.0.77 Fixed the hang when you double-click an edited character name on the end of a line
4.0.75 Fixed the 'Print selected chapters' report
4.0.75 Reminder than ALL data in the lower tab control on the main screen is READ ONLY.
4.0.75 Viewing a scene from the storyboard no longer hides the last column from the storyboard display.
4.0.75 Closing a project now clears the notes & chapter desc fields correctly
4.0.74 The character list now prints correctly (word wrap for desc, bio, goals and notes)
4.0.71 A few more updates, and fixed a bug where the viewpoint list wouldn't refill when adding a new scene.
4.0.58 There's a new 'Save project data to single file' option under the Tools-Backup menu. It's still new and experimental, but the idea is that it will make it easier to transfer your project around ... save to a single ywc4 file, and the Project-Open command will read it back in again, splitting it into a proper project.


This software is free to download and use, and this page explains why.