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    Plotbot Alternatives

    Plotbot is described as '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 can concentrate on writing!' and is an website in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Plotbot, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and Linux. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Plotbot are Scrivener (Paid), True Novelist (Free), Celtx (Freemium) and Final Draft (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 27, 2019

    1. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc. Outliner Organize your thoughts and snippets in a hierarchical manner. Organize them as you wish, reorganize them on the go.
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    2. Typewriter. Ring-binder. Scrapbook. Scrivener combines everything you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop.
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    3. True Novelist provides a way for authors to write their novel online, organize their story, view statistics about their project and writing habits, set goals, keep track of related research, and more.

      Discontinued

      True Novelist is shutting down effective January 31st, 2022.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Based on the Firefox engine, supports standards, visual storyboarding, production scheduling, publication & international languages MUI support. Free tutorials, videos & wiki are available from the site. There is a very helpful community too.
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    4. Use your creative energy to focus on the content; let Final Draft take care of the style. Final Draft is the number-one selling word processor specifically designed for writing movie scripts, television episodics and stage plays.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Trelby is simple, fast and elegantly laid out to make screenwriting simple. It is infinitely configurable. * Screenplay editor: Enforces correct script format and pagination, auto-completion, and spell checking.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.2, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    5. Fade In Professional Screenwriting Software is a complete application for writing motion picture screenplays, including tools for outlining, organizing, and navigating, plus extensive screenplay formatting and robust tools for managing rewrites and revisions.
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    6. Montage is a screenwriting software that allows everyday people to take those movie ideas they have and make them a reality.
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    7. Page 2 Stage is screenwriting software designed expressly for people writing screenplays, scripts, and plays. It provides numerous features needed by screenwriters not found in standard word processors.

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      Discontinued

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      • Mac
      • Windows
      Scriptware scriptwriting software, for writing scripts faster and easier than ever. Screenplay software for script writers. The screenwriting software choice of screenwriters on over 70 TV shows and dozens of movies!
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