The Harriet Walsh series


yWriter5 by Spacejock Software

Compatible with Windows XP and newer.

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Download yWriter5 as a self-installing EXE file (recommended)

yWriter5 exe installer (9.3mb)


Download yWriter5 in a zip file

yWriter5 zip file (3.9mb)

Requires the Windows .Net 3.5 SP1 framework (Runtime) or newer.
The yWriter5 installer will tell you if you need this file.

yWriter5 released 13/Jul/2023

• It doesn't matter whether you run the same installer more than once.
• Installing or upgrading yWriter5 will not delete or overwrite your data OR your settings.
• There is no need to uninstall yWriter5 before running this updater.
See below for the list of changes

Change Log:

Installing on Windows:
1) Download the installation file. Locate the file and run your normal anti-virus scan on it. Once you're happy it's free of viruses, run the installation file. You should see something like this:

Click Yes to proceed or No to cancel.

Instead of the above, Windows may throw up a warning similar to the one below:

At this point you either trust me (and my company, Spacejock Software) and click 'Yes', or you click 'No' and delete the installer. That's up to you - just bear in mind I set up this website over twenty years ago, and if I was offering dodgy software someone would have closed it down by now, wouldn't they? I'm also an author with almost thirty novels in print, and my reputation matters to me!

2) Follow the prompts to set it up. (The defaults are fine)
3) Locate the Spacejock Software entry in your start menu. Click yWriter5 icon to run the program.

You can run my programs from a memory stick. See How to run your applications from a thumb drive for more info