Mellel is a sophisticated, time-tested and reliable word processor, especially designed to handle long and complicated documents, books, manuscripts, dissertations, and so on.

Mellel comes equipped with a superb set of tools for the job, allowing you to control every little aspect of your footnotes, track changes, cross-reference, table of contents, citations, images, bibliography, sorting, styles, lists, and so on - while keeping things well in control via its winning outline pane.


  • A real work-horse: When it comes to working day in and day out - Mellel doesn't suck. It will remain agile and reliable even when you work on a 400 pages long manuscript with hundreds of notes, images, citations, headings and cross-references
  • Reliability: Mellel works as promised. It doesn't crash, nor will it harm your documents. If you're looking for a tool to trust your valuable manuscript with - Mellel is it
  • True multilingual support: Mellel was written from the ground up as a multilingual word processor. It offers the best support on the Mac for languages such as Arabic, Hebrew and Syriac, not to mention Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Greek, Cyrillic languages, and so on

    Advanced Writing Tools
  • Footnotes and Endnotes: Mellel offers the best set of tools for footnotes and endnotes, with quality layout and control over every aspects of notes - including support for multiple note streams
  • Cross Reference: Another best-of-breed feature. Reference everything, anywhere in your document, including parts you haven't written yet (virtual targets)
  • Headings and titles: Yet another superb tool allowing you perfect control over style, numbering, repeating elements, and so on
  • Bibliography support: Mellel supports citations, bibliography creation, scan re-scan and unscan, and other advanced bibliography features
  • Table of contents: Mellel allows you to design your table of contents, create and update your ToC in a matter of seconds
  • Word Count: Mellel doesn't just count words, it also allows you to set what to count, and enumerate citations, tables, images, headings and footnotes
  • Complete paragraph control: Mellel's paragraph styles allow you to control hyphenation, keep with, spacing, alongside all the other standard features
  • Text Control: With Mellel you can easily control how your text will look, from text stroke to baseline shift to the colour, thickness and shape of your double underline
  • Graphics and images: allows you to set wrapping of text around images, frame, fill and opacity and many other features. Plus, it actually works instead of messing up your document
  • Running headers: have your headers change with the chapters and sub-chapters in the document

    Manage Your Document
  • Outline: allows you to view your entire document, organise and reorder it
  • Track Changes: allows you to track changes, and collaborate easily with multiple editors and writers
  • Style sets: enables you to manage and streamline your page, column, note, list, paragraph, and character styles - and keep them consistent between documents
  • Find and replace: Mellel supports a regular expression like language, and also allows you to save find actions and organise them in sets you can run once to make multiple changes

  • What's New
  • Fixed problems with QuickLook and Spotlight
  • Updated Application icon
  • Other bug fixes
  • Minor changes to wording

  • Mellel (com.redlex.mellel) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is Mellel 3.1.3.

    Operating System: Mac

    Default Install Path: /Applications/

    Bundle Information: Mellel 2.9.1 by RedleX

    Copyright: Copyright 2011 Redlex