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Scrite freezes while opening a file

Some of our users have reported that Scrite freezes while opening a file created in the same or previous version of Scrite. To open such documents, please switch to the Structure tab using the tab-bar towards the top right. Try opening the file now. If Scrite opens the file, then add one or more scenes […]

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Does Scrite freeze or crash a lot on your Windows PC?

Over the last few updates we are hearing from a few users that Scrite is overly crashing or freezing on their Windows PCs. In almost every single case we have been able to confirm that it happens on Windows PCs that run on an Intel Graphics Card. Upon further research we have discovered that there […]

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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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Scriptalay

With version 0.4.11, we have added a new feature in Scrite called Scriptalay. This feature provides you access to a small but growing repository of screenplays that you can download from and study. To open Scriptalay, ensure that you are connected to the Internet and click on its button on the toolbar. Wait for Scrite […]

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Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

Prashanth recently had a chance to present Scrite at Adarsh Eshwarappa’s Screenplay Writing workshop conducted by Sandalwood Geleyara Balaga USA. In addition to presenting Scrite, Prashanth also had a chance to sit in and observe the participants use Scrite to write their first screenplays as a part of the workshop. One feedback from the participants […]

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Scene Synopsis

We heard from many writers that one of the first things they do while writing a screenplay is to create scenes an simply write their one-line description. The way to do this in Scrite is to switch to the Structure tab, start creating scenes and write synopsis in the structure. However, once we switch to […]

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New Reports

IMSDB is a great place to look for screenplays and study them, Since version 0.3.4, we have had the ability to import existing screenplays into Scrite. You can also find an article on this website where we have described in detail how you can import a screenplay from a text file downloaded from IMSDB. A […]

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Laying out scenes in Structure

Some of our users wrote to us that they would want the ability to layout scenes in the structure canvas. Up until 0.4.4 beta, users had to manually place scenes in the structure canvas. With 0.4.5 beta, users can use any of the 4 built in layout engines. Suppose that you have a screenplay with […]

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Redesigned Settings Dialogue Box

Ever since we had Surya Vasishta join our team as a UI/UX contributor, he has been churning out some amazing ideas for improving the UI of Scrite. One area which was in the works for a few weeks now was the Settings Dialog box. The previous settings dialog box was non-hierarchical and confusing. Surya designed […]