Dark theme for novelWriter and 318+ apps


novelWriter Theme Preview



Install using Git

If you are a git user, you can install the theme and keep up to date by cloning the repo:

git clone

Install manually

Download using the GitHub .zip download option and unzip them.

Copy theme to novelWriter config directory

Copy syntax/dracula.conf, themes/dracula.conf, & themes/dracula_alt.conf to the respective syntax and themes directories in the novelWriter config directory:

  • GNU/Linux: ~/.local/share/novelwriter/<syntax_or_themes>
  • macOS: ~/Library/Application Support/novelwriter/<syntax_or_themes>
  • Windows: C:\Users\<your_user_name>\AppData\Roaming\novelwriter\<syntax_or_themes>

Activating theme

  1. Go to Tools > Preferences
  2. In the General Tab, select the Dracula or Dracula Alt GUI theme
  3. In the Highlighting tab, select the Dracula syntax highlighting theme

Stay up to date

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Made with by Zeno Rocha
under MIT license