Alternatives to Trelby

  • Practical Scriptwriter

    Assisted writing with powerful auto formatting. Script formats supported include UK and US Screenplay, Stage Play,TV Show Episode, Scene Style Radio Play, Taped Drama (BBC), Taped Sitcom (BBC) and a paper saving Green Draft (for proof reading). Incl…

    Freemium Windows

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  • Highland

    *** 2013 Macworld Eddy Winner! - Best of 2013 ***With Highland, crafting a perfectly-formatted screenplay is as simple as writing an email. Just type. Highland will make it look good. Created by acclaimed screenwriter John August (Big Fish, Frankenw…

    Commercial Mac

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  • Montage

    Montage is a screenwriting software that allows everyday people to take those movie ideas they have and make them a reality. Melding the theory that a simple user interface, combined with powerful and intuitive features, provide the best writing exp…

    Commercial Mac

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  • CopyWrite

    CopyWrite is the award-winning creative writing project management system for Mac OS X. CopyWrite is a project manager for writers of all kinds. Rather than focus on formatting and layout, CopyWrite stands apart in its project-oriented approach. Wor…

    Commercial Mac

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  • Slugline

    The highest-rated screenwiting app on the Mac App Store comes to iOS! Slugline is a minimal, distraction-free environment for the most important part of screenwriting—the writing part. Slugline works with plain text. It automatically turns your writ…

    Commercial Mac iPad iPhone

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  • Page 2 Stage

    Official website: Page 2 Stage is screenwriting software designed expressly for people writing screenplays, scripts, and plays. It provides numerous features needed by screenwriters not found in standard word proce…

    Open Source Free Windows

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  • Scriptware

    Scriptware scriptwriting software, for writing scripts faster and easier than ever. Screenplay software for script writers. The screenwriting software choice of screenwriters on over 70 TV shows and dozens of movies!

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Arc Studio Pro

    Arc Studio Pro is a featured-packed screenwriting software that facilitates collaboration and garnering of feedback while also providing automated version control and backups. FEATURES - Distraction-free interface.- Industry Standard formatting.- Co…

    Commercial Mac Windows Web-Based

  • Script it!

    Story Outlining & Script Formatting Software for Mac & PC. Write your own novel, stage play, TV show or Hollywood blockbuster. Plan your story, organize your ideas and format your screenplay. Although designed for the formats of stage and sc…

    Commercial Windows

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  • Scrivener

    Typewriter. Ring-binder. Scrapbook. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop. Tailor-made for creating long manuscripts, Scrivener banishes page fright by allowing you to com…

    Freemium Commercial Linux Mac iPad iPhone Windows

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  • Manuskript

    Manuskript is an open-source tool for writers, with outliner, character management, plot development, distraction-free editor, etc. OutlinerOrganize your thoughts and snippets in a hierarchical manner. Organize them as you wish, reorganize them on t…

    Open Source Free Linux Mac Windows

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  • yWriter

    yWriter is a word processor which breaks your novel into chapters and scenes, helping you keep track of your work while leaving your mind free to create. It will not write your novel for you, suggest plot ideas or perform creative tasks of any kind.…

    Freemium Mono Wine Android Tablet Linux Mac iPad iPhone Windows Android

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  • Amazon Storywriter

    A new screenwriting experience brought to you by Amazon Studios. Write your screenplay and focus on the story with features like auto-formatting, offline writing, and import/export in your favorite file formats. Keep your scripts safe with unlimited…

    Free Chrome OS Chrome Linux Mac Windows Web-Based

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  • KIT Scenarist

    KIT Scenarist is a free and open source application for creating screenplays on desktops and commercial on mobiles. KIT Scenarist is a fully-featured studio for creating movie screenplays. It combines:• project organizer that will allow storing all …

    Freemium Open Source Android Tablet Linux Mac iPad iPhone Windows Android

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  • Organon

    Organon is a plugin for LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Organon allows to split up large texts into parts, allows tagging and opening parts of the project in new tabs. Parts are shown in a treeview. Entries can be moved by drag and drop. Every entry can…

    Open Source Free Apache OpenOffice LibreOffice Linux Mac Windows

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  • Celtx

    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…

    Freemium Android Tablet Mac iPad iPhone Web-Based Android

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  • True Novelist

    True Novelist provides a way for authors to write their novel online, organize their story, view statistics about their project and writing habits, set goals, keep track of related research, and more.

    Free Web-Based

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  • Storyist

    A powerful writing environment for novelists and screenwriters Do you have a story to tell? Unlike conventional word processors, Storyist helps you track your plot, characters, and settings, and keeps all of your writing organized and accessible—so …

    Commercial Mac iPad iPhone

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  • Final Draft

    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.

    Commercial Mac iPad iPhone Windows

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  • WriterDuet

    Collaborative screenwriting for everyone* *Great for solo writers as well!

    Freemium Web-Based

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