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Title: Favorite software...
Post by: mollymom103 on August 17, 2009, 12:49 AM
Hey, folks, what is your favorite software for writing screenplays? Thanks for the suggestions.  Molly
Title: Re: Favorite software...
Post by: TexasGirl on September 03, 2009, 08:23 AM
I use Celtx. It's free and does everything you need it to do -- formats it, creates PDF, organizes characters, etc.

www.celtx.com
Title: Re: Favorite software...
Post by: Jenn Reese on September 13, 2009, 11:45 AM
I use Final Draft. It's more expensive than many of the other options, but I work with many other writers and it seems to be the most common. Having the same software makes it easy for us to collaborate and swap versions of scripts. I have other friends who use and love Movie Magic.
Title: Re: Favorite software...
Post by: mollymom103 on September 14, 2009, 08:20 PM
Hi folks, I have Final Draft and as soon as I figure out the margins I will be a happy camper. :) Molly
Title: Re: Favorite software...
Post by: Jenn Reese on September 14, 2009, 10:05 PM
You shouldn't have to mess with the margins in Final Draft... Let me know if you have any questions!
Title: Re: Favorite software...
Post by: mollymom103 on November 28, 2009, 06:58 PM
Yippee! I've finished draft one of my screenplay!!! Yay! Molly mom! :snoopy
Title: Re: Favorite software...
Post by: daisybun on March 31, 2011, 10:10 PM
I have Hollywood Screenplay but am not that thrilled with it.  I should set aside a day and learn the ins and outs of it.
Title: Re: Favorite software...
Post by: jenklein on July 14, 2011, 09:52 AM
The industry standard is Final Draft.  I find it to be really easy and user-friendly, but I've been using it for several years.  All the screenwriters I know use it.  The one thing I have never gotten to work properly is the "Collabowriter" function.  You are supposed to be able to open a document and then real-time share it with a writer in a different location.  My writing partner and I spent HOURS on the phone with various tech people and never got it to work.  Bleh!