Screenplain allows you to write a screenplay as a plain text file using a format called Fountain. Text files are simple and supported by all text manipulation software. It’s not just for hackers, too.
The simplicity of plain text allows you to easily view and edit them on devices such as tablets and phones. No need for specific screenwriting software.
The tool is released under an open source license.
- Takes a plain text file and converts it into a screenplay in the Fountain mark-up language.
- Use as a command-line application or a library.
- Snippet output with the –bare argument.
- Export files to PDF, FDX and HTML file formats. FDX is a document format created by Final Draft.
The software’s dependencies are ReportLab, unittest2, nose, and pep8.
Developer: Martin Vilcans
License: MIT license
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