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Trelby Alternatives

Trelby is described as 'is simple, fast and elegantly laid out to make screenwriting simple. It is infinitely configurable' and is an app in the news & books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Trelby for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iPhone, iPad and Linux. The best alternative is Manuskript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Trelby are Scrivener, yWriter, KIT Scenarist and Celtx.

Trelby alternatives are mainly Novel Authoring Tools but may also be Word Processors or Text Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Trelby.
This page was last updated Jan 7, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
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Trelby is simple, fast and elegantly laid out to make screenwriting simple. It is infinitely configurable.

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  1. Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc.

    Manuskript vs Trelby opinions
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    It isn't for screenwiriting.

    Negative comment about 3 years ago
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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.



  3. yWriter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Wine
    • Mono

    yWriter is a writing tool that uses "scenes" as a unit of text and allows you to associate that text with all manner of story elements (characters, locations, items) as well as place it and rearrange it within the context of chapters.

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    Is not similar enough to trelby, has no real manual save option that isn't overwritten by autosaves

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  4. KIT Scenarist

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    KIT Scenarist is a free and open source application for creating screenplays on desktops and commercial on mobiles.

  5. 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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    Celtx is the standard free alternative, and one of the best alternatives other than Final Draft.

    Positive comment over 4 years ago
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  6. 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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    Industry standard product.

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  7. Writer's Cafè

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A powerful but fun writers environment that includes the StoryLines structuring tool, a notebook, journal, writing quotations, scrapbook organiser, a 60-page e-book and more.

  8. Highland

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    With Highland, crafting a perfectly-formatted screenplay is as simple as writing an email. Just type. Highland will make it look good.

  9. A minimal, distraction-free environment for screenwriting.

  10. STARC - A smooth yet powerful screenwriting experience for devoted authors. With only wanted features and native workflow it runs faster than all your previous apps combined.

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