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Dialogues in a specific language

What if we are writing a screenplay where we are clear that all dialogues will be in Kannada (by default), but Action and other elements are going to be written in English? Until 0.4.3, one had to change the language in addition to changing the paragraph type to accomplish this. But what if we could […]

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Alphabet Mappings for Indian Languages

Many users have written to us that they are unable to figure out what English alphabets to type in order to transliterate a word to their local language. While a link to alphabet mappings was documented in our user manual already, we thought it may be useful to simply show alphabet mappings in the UI. […]

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Marathi Support

One of the most requested features in Scrite is support for Marathi. With version 0.5.2, we are taking a stab at this. The built-in transliteration for Marathi works exactly the same as the built-in Hindi transliteration. The application comes bundled with Shusha font by default, but you can use any other font of your choice. […]

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Early Adopter Survey

We have been running an early adopter survey for a few weeks now. Scrite shows an in-app notification requesting the user to respond to our survey. Quite a few of our users have responded. Who are these users who responded to the survey? It turns out, half of the people who responded on the survey […]

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Using Input Methods

Since the first beta release of Scrite back in April 2020, a built-in transliteration mechanism was baked into the app. Many users complained that the transliteration was not as easy as the ML based transliteration services that people are used to like Google Translate and even Microsoft’s own inbuilt features in Windows 10. We did […]

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Custom Fonts

Scrite comes bundled with fonts for each language it supports. Until 0.4.12, you had to use only those fonts and no other within your screenplays. Starting with 0.4.13, we now make it possible for users to assign custom fonts to each language they want to use. The Application tab in Settings now allows you to […]

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Spell Check

Besides Industry Standard Formatting, the next most requested feature in Scrite was “Spell Check.” With version 0.4.2 Beta, we now have a spell check feature in place. Scrite highlights all misspelled words using a red-shaded-background. This is distinct from what all other apps do, which is render a wavy-red-underline. We would love to do that […]

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Scrite on 32 bit Windows

Many of our users work out of a 32-bit Windows OS, could be Windows 7 or Windows 10. Some of them have a 64 bit hardware, but the software is 32 bit. They have been unable to install Scrite on their systems, because we were not providing 32 bit installers. Although one could technically setup […]

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Find & Replace

With Scrite 0.3.7 Beta, we finally have a working Find & Replace. As with all features, this one is in beta too. As we use it more and more, we will uncover issues if any and fix it. Suppose for example, you want to change the name of a character in your Screenplay. Take a […]

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Scrite now on Linux

Many Linux users wrote to us asking for a build of Scrite on Linux. Distributing on Windows and macOS is straight forward because they only have one vendor each. But Linux has several vendors: Ubuntu, RedHat, openSuSE and more. Packaging Scrite for each platform is a pain. However, in recent times most distributions support AppImage […]