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Write professional, industry standard scripts for Stage, Screen, TV and Radio. Practical Scriptwriter provides a simple, intuitive writing space plus powerful autoformatting to produce professional results every time. The original autoformatter, allowing you to write once and format for any desired medium without changing a thing. Suitable for first time writers and seasoned professionals. Take advantage of best in class autocomplete for character names and scene titles. Switch between scene tiles, stage direction, dialogue and transitions using easy TAB key selection. Effortlessly move conversations or whole scenes using drag and drop. Filter dialogue for a single character to ensure their "voice" is as you intend. Plus many exclusive writing features only available here. Just write your story, no need to think about MORE/CONT'D indicators, these are inserted automatically when required by the script format. Originally developed in 2005 to help writers submitting scripts to the BBC, it now supports script formats required by Hollywood, TV and media companies worldwide. This software requires a keyboard and mouse. Exclusively available from the Windows Store. Go on, tell your story !


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Published by

Jon Bird


2021 Jon Bird T./A Practical Software Design

Developed by

Jon Bird

Release date


Approximate size

137.8 MB

Age rating

For all ages



This app can

Access all your files, peripheral devices, apps, programs and registry
Access your Internet connection


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Language supported

English (United States)

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Practical Scriptwriter license terms
EULA This End-User License Agreement (“EULA”) is a legal contract between you, the user, and Jon Bird T/A Practical Software Design. The Software is licensed, not sold. Practical Software Design is willing to license the Software to you only if you accept the terms and conditions of this EULA. By clicking on the “YES” button, by opening the package that contains the Software, or by copying, downloading, accessing or otherwise using the Software, you agree to be bound by the terms of this EULA. If you do not wish to be bound by the terms of this EULA, click the “NO” button, and do not install, access or use the Software. This software is not free. You may evaluate Practical Scriptwriter free of charge for the duration of the trial period. RIGHTS: a. A non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use Practical Scriptwriter. IT IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED TO: a. Modify the software product in whole or in part. b. Reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the software product. SHOULD YOU FAIL TO COMPLY WITH ANY OF THE CLAUSES ABOVE, YOUR USER RIGHTS ARE AUTOMATICALLY TERMINATED. THIS TERMINATION IS IN ADDITION TO THE LEGAL, CIVIL OR OTHER REMEDIES THAT PRACTICAL SOFTWARE DESIGN. MAY SEEK. LIMITED WARRANTY: DISCLAIMER FOR INDIRECT DAMAGES. This program is provided and licensed "as is", without any warranty of any type, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of mechantability or fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall Practical Software Design. or any other third parties involved in the creation, production, or delivery of the program be liable for any type of damage, in any circumstance (including, but not limited to, the direct or indirect damages caused by loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or any other pecuniary loss), arising out of the use of or the inability to use the software product, even if Practical Software Design. has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The user is entirely responsible for the results or performance of this software product. Practical Software Design. may terminate this license at all times by informing the software product user. The user may terminate the End-User license by either destroying or erasing all copies of the software product. This limited warranty is governed by and interpreted according to UK law. UPGRADES. If you acquired this Software as an upgrade of a previous version, this Agreement replaces and supercedes any prior Agreements. PROPERTY: The software product, including its code, documentation, appearance, structure and design, is an exclusive product of Practical Software Design, who permanently preserves all property rights to the software product or its copies, modifications, or merged parts. The software product is protected by UK copyright and other intellectual property laws and by international treaties.

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