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Celtx is screenwriting software for writing and formatting a screenplay to meet the screenplay submission standards set by the theatre and film industries. Celtx allows the author to include photos, video, and audio in their screenplay. It also includes features for collaborating with other authors. It is al all-in-one tool for media pre-production.

It has all the tools media creators need to bring their stories to life combining intelligent writing and planning tools, storyboarding, and scheduling with internet-friendly technologies. It uses LaTeX to deliver perfectly typeset scripts.

It is available in 19 languages.

The Celtx Public License is the Mozilla Public License with an attribution provision.

 Celtx 2.9.7

Free to download


Celtx Public License

Greyfirst Corporation


System Requirements
CPU: Pentium 233
Hard Disk: 26MB

glibc 2.1, XFree86 3.3.x, GTK 1.2.x, Glib 1.2.x, Libstdc++ 2.9.0

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Features include:

  • Preloaded forms for key elements such as locations, scenes, props, characters
  • Six industry standard editors for writing:
    • Screenplay
    • Stageplay
    • AV scripts
    • Audio Play
    • Comic Book
    • Novel
  • Writing tools:
    • Intituitive formatting
    • Text auto-complete
    • Page breaks
    • Scene Management
    • Scratchpad
    • Embedded notes
    • Title page generation
    • Pagination
    • Printing
    • Spellchecker
    • Dual Column dialog
    • Script importing and exporting
    • PDF and HTML script reports
    • Collaboration
  • Pre Visualization Tools
    • Storyboarding
    • Media Rick Breakdowns
  • Organization Tools
    • Catalogs - organize and view production items and research details
    • External Documents - add PDFs, spreadsheets, images and scripts
    • Scheduling, Call Sheets and Shooting Reports - manage projects in real time
    • Inter-Project Document Management - drag and drop documents between projects
    • Backup to remote and secure server
  • Collaboration Tools
    • Versioning and Event Notification
    • Snapshots
    • Automatic Event Notification
    • Private WorkSpaces
  • Publishing Tools
    • Publish your work in the Celtx Project Central
    • View projects from an iPhone

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