Final Draft 12 is here to bring your ideas to life. Trusted by studios and recommended by prominent filmmakers worldwide, including Guillermo del Toro, David Lynch, Aaron Sorkin, and Sofia Coppola, Final Draft gives writers the tools and freedom to explore, create, collaborate, and automatically format stories, transforming ideas into scripts, stage plays, new media and more.
Screenwriters write. Final Draft formats. Featuring over 300 screen, stage, graphic novel and podcast templates, Final Draft streamlines your writing and editing process by automatically paginating and formatting scripts to entertainment industry standards, saving you time to focus on what you do best.
Works seamlessly with the Final Draft Mobile app for iPhone and iPad (sold separately).
TOP WRITING FEATURES INCLUDE:
* Scene View - Outline your script and reorder scenes using a simple drag-and-drop interface.
* Navigator – View, sort and filter the important details of your Scenes, Scriptnotes and Characters.
* Index Cards - Enter plot points, locations, comments, or notes. Color-code and move index cards to easily organize your scenes. Send Index Card content directly to the script.
* ScriptNotes – Make general or element specific color-coded notes that won’t affect your script’s pagination.
* Watermarking in Printing and PDF Options - You can print your watermarked script to any printer with standardized paper size or save directly to PDF in flawless script format.
* Panels System - Split your screen in half so you can view scene outlines while simultaneously writing your script.
* Final Draft Courier Font - We have created the ideal screenwriting font that is easy to read while meeting industry requirements.
* Format Assistant - Be confident your script is professionally formatted before you print or email it.
* Retina and Full Screen Support - Distraction-free writing in full screen mode and retina display compatibility.
* Image Support - Insert images into your script, title page or the Beat Board to help visualize your story.
* Tagging - Track and report on customizable story elements. Breakdown scripts for scheduling and budgeting.
* Night Mode - Quickly shift to a dark screen for easier viewing when writing.
* Multi-Language Support - Write in over 95 different languages.
NEW IN FINAL DRAFT 12:
*Advanced Brainstorming - Our dynamic writing environment lets you visualize characters and scenes like never before. New Flow Lines allow you to connect beats, while the new Outline Elements & Outline Editor tools give you a bird's eye view of your screenplay, and let you send your outline directly to your script for easy access.
*Improved Collaboration - Securely share and work with writing partners nearby or across the globe. Collaborate simultaneously with your writing partners in real-time on both the script AND the Beat Board.
*Focus Mode - Eliminate distractions and get down to business.
*Track Changes - Keep a record of edits to your script then choose whether to accept or reject them.
*PDF Import - Import a PDF and convert it into a fully editable Final Draft file.
PRODUCTION FEATURES INCLUDE:
* Title Page - Create and easily include a professional Title Page with your script.
* Revision Mode - Revise your script as often as you'd like. Save different revisions for production purposes.
* Page Locking - Omit scenes, lock pages and A-pages, and set revision colors.
* Colored Production Pages for Revisions - Colored border allows for writing ease, with solid color production pages in PDF for distribution.
* Character Highlighting – Easily see characters’ dialogue in color. Great for table reads or tracking a character’s dialogue throughout your script.
* Customizable Reporting - Final Draft offers seven different reports for production including Scene, Character, and Location reports.
• Optimizations for improved performance
• Track Changes popovers more persistent
• Outline Editor - click to show previews
Ratings and Reviews
I Love It
As a student, this product has come highly recommended by all the professors in screenwriting. It streamlined the process and has been an absolute life saver!
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