Scrivener 2.5

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Excellent editor and project manager for writers

Nick Mead

Recent changes

  • Refinements and Changes--
  • Mavericks Compatible

  • Scrivener has been updated to be fully compatible with Mavericks, including support for tags when saving and exporting.

  • Localisations

  • The main interface has been translated into German, French and Spanish (other languages to come). By more...
Pros
  • Helps you organize a book more easily
  • Lots of different writing templates
  • Useful corkboard
  • Suitable for writers and teachers alike
Cons
  • May be unstable/buggy at times

Scrivener is a project management tool for writers. It won't try to tell you how to write - it just makes all the tools you have scattered around your desk available in one application.

Focus on Writing

Scrivener provides access to the full power of the OS X text system - so you have total control over your text.

Add tables, bullet points and images and view your text however you want.

Corkboard

In Scrivener, every document is attached to a virtual index card onto which you can jot a synopsis.

Use the corkboard to shuffle these index cards around - which is instantly reflected in the structure of your draft.

Outline

The outliner is another way of viewing the synopses and meta-data of the documents in your project.

Restructure your work easily; get an overview of the project so far and what still needs to be done.

Refer to Research

No more switching between multiple applications just to refer to your research files!

You can keep all of your research right inside Scrivener.

Smile -You Have Snapshots

Never be afraid to make mistakes. Scrivener's "snapshot" feature makes it easy to return to an earlier version of your text.

Full Screen -Evolved

Scrivener boasts the most advanced full screen editing mode out there. Fade the background in and out, choose the width of the "paper" and get writing.

Export

Finished your masterpiece? Now it's time to get it "out there". Export to any major word processor, including Microsoft Word, Nisus Writer and Mellel.

"Best software I ever bought!!"

This software keeps me organized as a writer. I have 5 different projects going and I'm not going crazy: a musical for Relay for Life, a set of poems about cancer, a collection of family recipes as a gift for my sister, a requiem for my grandfather, and a collection of free write prompts for a writing workshop. Everything stays right with the project, including notes, research, successive versions, links within the project, links to pages on the web, AND links to files on my computer.

Now, I could have done all of that and saved all the pieces in one project folder. But there would be no easy way to see the manuscript all at once. With Scrivener, I can see one little piece at a time, move the different parts around easily, save versions and the program compares them and tells me the differences, and then see the whole manuscript by clicking one folder.

Great Tutorial and Manual on Board.

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