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Practical Scriptwriter Alternatives

Practical Scriptwriter is described as 'Assisted writing with powerful auto formatting. Script formats supported include UK and US Screenplay, Stage Play' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Practical Scriptwriter for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, iPad and iPhone. The best alternative is Scrivener. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Wavemaker or Celtx. Other great apps like Practical Scriptwriter are DocxManager, Final Draft, NovaScriber and OmniaWrite.

Practical Scriptwriter alternatives are mainly Novel Authoring Tools but may also be Word Processors or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Practical Scriptwriter.
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  • Windows

Assisted writing with powerful auto formatting. Script formats supported include UK and US Screenplay, Stage Play

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  1. 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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  2. Looking for a suite of tools for writing your book? This is not just a text editor it does so much more.

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    DocxManager

    • Windows

    A document manager and site builder/generator for Word users. You can open Word documents in tabs, manage documents on a project basis, full-text search documents across multiple project folders, attach tags, notes, stars, and so on to the documents.

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    Celtx

    • 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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    Final Draft

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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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  6. A most awesome writing tool Create novels, short stories, research papers, notes.

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    OmniaWrite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS

    OmniaWrite is a next-generation cross-platform plain text editor engineered for creative writing. It is perfect for writing novels, lyrics, poems, essays, drafts and screenplays.

    Discontinued

    Appears to be discontinued. Main repository is set to Read-Only and last update was in March of 2021.

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  8. Campfire Pro is a pre-writing software for writers. Its features include character sheets, an endless narrative timeline, and map support for world building.

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    Trelby

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Trelby is simple, fast and elegantly laid out to make screenwriting simple. It is infinitely configurable.

    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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  10. Craft your story. Write your novel. Dabble is software for writing novels for the desktop (Mac and Windows) and browser, syncing between computers.

    Note: the "artifact" is to censor a word and is NOT a part of the program's function; this was added in after the screenshot was taken.
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