If you are one of those aspiring screenwriters who are hesitating to buy the industry standard software, Final Draft, because of its high price ($249), a new free software for script writing is available now in addition to the famous Celtx.
The new software is called Trelby. The software is also a good news for Linux users as it supports both Windows and Linux.
For a freeware, Trelby comes with impressive sets of features as follows.
- screenplay editor
- multiple views including draft, WYSIWYG, and fullscreen
- character name database
- import of screenplay formatted text, Final Draft and Celtx files
- export as pdf, formatted text, Final Draft, HTML and RTF
- reporting features such as script report, dialogue chart, script comparision
Trelby looks like a quite promising screenplay writing software. Go try the software by clicking here.