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Importing an existing screenplay into Scrite

We have an entire section in the user manual dedicated to importing screenplays from various formats like Final Draft, Fountain, Celtx, Word, HTML and so on. This post is not about revisiting that. Suppose that you lookup a screenplay on the web somewhere and you now want to use Scrite to study it. To map […]

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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 […]

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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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Characters in scenes

If you install the latest update of Scrite and then open any of your existing screenplays, which are written using Scrite or imported from Fountain, Final Draft, etc; you will notice something delightfully new. Below is a screenshot of Scrite showing the complete screenplay of “The Big Fish” imported from Fountain file format. Notice that […]

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Full Screen Editing Layout

Provide a UI layout where I can just type my screenplay and not look at structure, timeline or even notes. Once the screenplay is written, it then makes sense to work with structure, timeline and notes. – A consistent feedback from many early adopters of Scrite who are professional screenplay writers. As of Scrite 0.2.18 […]

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Version 0.2.17 Beta Released

Release Information Release Date: 8th May 2020 Update available for both 64bit Windows and macOS High Sierra+. Download from here. What’s changed? Fountain importer improvements Soon after we released version 0.2.15 Beta, we began working with Director Abhaya Simha on making available the complete screenplay of his national award winning film Paddayi in Scrite format. […]

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Paddayi Screenplay

Paddayi is a national award winning TuLu film written and directed by Abhaya Simha. It is a modern day adaptation of the epic drama, ‘Macbeth’ from Shakespeare. Writer & Director Abhaya Simha, is a graduate of Film and Television Institute Of India (FTII). The Docskool, South Asian script lab in Nepal, picked up the script […]

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Get Involved

If you are landing here for the first time, let us fill you in on what Scrite is. It is a free and open-source screenplay writing app for Mac and PC (soon for Linux also). It is more than a formatting app for your screenplay. With Scrite you can capture the structure (or shape) of […]

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Version 0.2.15 Beta Released

The main feature in this beta-release is support for the Fountain file format. Release Information Date: 2nd May 2019 This update is released for both Windows 64-bit and macOS. You can download the latest version from here. Change Log Fixed Issue #61: [0.2.14] While moving a scene from left to right, it drops one slot […]

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Font bundle & HTML Export

Many of our users were complaining that the Indic fonts were getting rendered using a randomly picked font, although it was for the intended language. Just like you wouldn’t want the font for English to be Comic Sans for example, using a artsy Kannada font wouldn’t work either. Besides when a screenplay was exported to […]