Alternatives to Final Draft for all platforms with Free License

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  • Trelby icon

    Trelby

    Trelby is simple, fast and elegantly laid out to make screenwriting simple. It is infinitely configurable. * Screenplay editor: Enforces correct script format and...

    Open Source Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.2, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
    • It's faster and easier than Fianl Draft and has converting options to many formats. Guest • Apr 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    yWriter

    yWriter is a word processor which breaks your novel into chapters and scenes, helping you keep track of your work while leaving your mind free to create. It will not...

    Free Windows Linux Wine

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    • yWriter is for novels. Final Draft is for screenplays. Guest • Aug 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Organon

    Organon is a plugin for LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Organon allows to split up large texts into parts, allows tagging and opening parts of the project in new tabs. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux LibreOffice Apache OpenOffice

    • Organon is for novels. Final Draft is for screenplays. Guest • Aug 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Celtx

    Based on the Firefox engine, supports standards, visual storyboarding, production scheduling, publication & international languages MUI support. Free tutorials...

    Freemium Mac Web Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

  • Adobe Story icon

    Adobe Story

    Adobe® Story software lets you outline your ideas, write scripts quickly with automatic formatting, and collaborate online. Plan and schedule fast-paced video...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web

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    True Novelist

    Writing a novel is a large undertaking. True Novelist was created to make the process as easy as possible for authors.

    Free Web

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    • True Novelist is for novels. Final Draft is for screenplays. Guest • Aug 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    FreeWriter

    A full featured novel writing suite with unique features to help organize ideas and reporting.

    Freemium Windows

    • Free Writer is for novels. Final Draft is for screenplays. Guest • Aug 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Plotbot

    Plotbot is free screenwriting software. You can write your screenplay with as many or a few people as you want--right from your browser. We handle the formatting so you...

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    WriterDuet

    Collaborative screenwriting for everyone* *Great for solo writers as well!

    Freemium Web

    • SO intuitive, real-time collaboration, integrated outliner, unlimited revision tracking, access from anywhere, online and offline writing, perfectly standard (can't tell the difference from a Final Draft PDF), compatible with basically all filetypes, and my favorite thing: see full line history and all line comments in one click, next to every line. Guest • Feb 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Page 2 Stage

    Page 2 Stage is screenwriting software designed expressly for people writing screenplays, scripts, and plays. It provides numerous features needed by screenwriters not...

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued The last update was on April 10th, 2013.