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Graphics Performance on MacBook Pro

Does Scrite seem slow and laggy on your powerful MacBook Pro? Chances are that your Mac is not configured to use its powerful graphics card. To check what graphics hardware is being used, click on the About This Mac option in Apple Menu and look at the value show against the Graphics field. If it […]

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Blake Snyder’s Save The Cat Structure

Story structures helps you map out your myriad ideas into a screenplay. In the year 2005, Blake Snyder famously introduced a 15 point beat sheet in his book book “Save The Cat”. It provides a set of 15 clearly defined elements that every screenplay should have. Additionally it also specifies what page or page range […]

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Tag Your Index Cards

Writers are rigorous with regard to the structure of their story and screenplay. With index cards, users can now plot their stories on the structure canvas exactly the way they would on a physical white board. Coupled with act breaks, the structure canvas on Scrite provides a visually appealing way to see index cards of […]

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Uninstalling Scrite

To update to a newer version, you will have to uninstall the previous version of Scrite. In this page we describe how to uninstall Scrite from your computer. Uninstalling Scrite on macOS Go to Finder and switch to the Applications folder. Find the Scrite app and drag it to Trash. Alternatively you can right click […]

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Version 0.5.6 Released

Version 0.5.6 Beta is now out with a host of new features, bug fixes and performance improvements. In this page we list out some of the key changes. Click here to download this version right away. Change in Main Window UI On the main-window, we have replaced text on the tabs with icons to make […]

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Video Codecs

In order to use Scrited tab effectively, you need to be able to load videos along with screenplays in Scrite. While macOS comes bundled with video codecs required for playing back common video formats (like MP4, MOV, MPG etc.), Windows and Linux doesn’t bundle them by default. Codecs will have to be installed separately. The […]

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‘Screenplayed’

Many writers are fans of Screenplayed – a social media channel that plays films and their screenplays in sync, revealing the beauty of writing, acting and direction. If you are a newbie, watch the video below to get a sense of what such videos look like. Many of our ~2000 users use Scrite for learning […]

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Interoperable Document Format

Back in April 2020, when the Scrite project started, we used a JSON plain-text format for loading and saving Scrite documents. Sometime around June 2020, we started using the binary JSON format for loading and saving Scrite documents, with backward compatibility to text based ones. Later in July 2020, right around the time we announced […]

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Comments & Review

We had an opportunity to show a demo of Scrite to a whole team of 12 writers at a production house in Bengaluru last week. They are currently using Celtx Studio for all their writing needs as of now. Obviously they saw the demo comparing and contrasting Scrite with Celtx Studio. There were many points […]

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Centered Title Page

Many writers complained that they did not like the fact that the title page was not centered. Our reasoning was that people will print and file their screenplays, so we have to leave more margin on the left. Users however wanted an option to center their title pages. With Scrite version 0.5.4 beta, we allow […]