Help & Support

User Guides

  • Using Scrite
    The UI of Scrite has changed a lot since we first published this user guide. While much of the content is still relevant, the screenshots are out of date. We will be updating this page soon to match the current status of the app. Until then, please oblige errors on this page. Alternatively, you can […]

Video Tutorials

  • Capturing Relationships Between Characters
    Screenplays & stories are made up of characters. There are a few stories where we can notice only one or two characters, however most stories employ between 2 and 20 characters, although we could find cases where there are more than 20 also. A writer must ensure that relationships between characters are portrayed consistently across […]
  • Scrite Tutorial – Aug 2020 Edition
    Much has changed since the first beta of Scrite was released back in April 2020. The video below is a new tutorial on Scrite. It covers the features and functionality available as of Scrite 0.4.16 Beta. This video was prepared for presenting a demo of Scrite at a webinar on “Using Screenwriting Software” hosted by […]
  • Scrite Tutorial – April 2020 Edition
    Scrite is a free and open-source app for Windows and Mac Desktops (soon on Linux also) using which you can create screenplays. This video is a demo of the Scrite app. The voice over in this video is in English, we will have another video in Kannada as well. PS: Kindly pardon all the bloopers […]

Webinars and Zoom Episodes

We have had an opportunity to showcase Scrite to writers and directors from our film industry. With a few of them we have had an opportunity to host a Webinar or record a Zoom Episode. These episodes not only help understand Scrite, but also touches upon aspects of writing in general.

  • Episode with Adarsh Eshwarappa
    Director Adarsh Eshwarappa discusses his films #Shuddhi, #Bhinna, his love for non-linear structure in screenplays and his fascination with #Scrite in this episode. Get inspired and start writing your next #Blockbuster while you #StayHome and #StaySafe. Also download Shuddhi screenplay files in Scrite format:
  • Episode with Abhaya Simha
    Director Abhaya Simha is one of the earliest adopters of Scrite. His most recent film Paddayi, a adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, has won many awards. He has infact been someone who gave really useful and early feedback and guided the development of Scrite. In this video episode Prashanth sits down with Director Simha and composes […]

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Material For Software Developers

In this section you can find information for software developers who are interested to know more about the design and implementation of Scrite.

  • Qt & QML Insights – Presentation @ Qt Desktop Days 2020
    Prashanth Udupa (Creator of Scrite) presented a talk on the insights gathered while developing Scrite at Qt Desktop Days 2020 as a part of Akademy 2020 virtual tech conference. The following is a video capture of his talk. Scrite is developed using Qt. Whats very unique about the use of Qt in Scrite is that […]


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