4 Best Free Linux Script Writing Tools
Script writing is the art and craft of writing scripts for
the general public. The script can take the form of musicals, plays,
novels, films, television programmes, and more. Each time you watch a
show on television, visit the cinema, or read a book you are consuming
the trials and tribulations of a script writer.
Script writing software is not designed to make writing
judgments such as avoiding the use of cliches, jargon, and journalese,
nor does it help with the rhythm and balance of the piece.
Instead this type of software concentrates on helping the writer to
present the text in an appropriate format.
If you have your heart set on writing a Broadway script, a
Hollywood screenplay, or a best selling novel, good script writing
software will save precious time. Unfortunately, there is currently
a miserly selection of mature, open source script writing
software available for Linux. The heavyweight in this category of
software is Final Draft, a professional, industry-standard
screen writing application. However, it is commercial software and not
available for Linux. However, the Linux community has still mustered
some credible open source alternatives.
To provide an insight into the quality of software that is
available, we have compiled a list of 4 competent free Linux script
writing tools. They include some powerful tools, a document class, and
a plugin. Hopefully, there will be something of interest
here for any budding script writer.
Now, let's explore the 4 script writing tools at hand.
For each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full description
with an in-depth analysis of its features, a screenshot, together with
links to relevant resources and reviews.
|Script Writing Tools
||Screenwriting software for writing and formatting a
powerful, full-featured program for writing movie screenplays
||The Hollywood document class suitably equips LyX for
plugin for the Vim text editor
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