MyLines 9+

MyLines LLC

Designed for iPad

    • 2.3 • 19 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



The MyLines® app is a tool that assists actors in memorizing their lines. It presents the script in a way that shows the lines of the actor's role separate from those of the other roles. It helps to minimize the need to have a second person help with the lines. The MyLines app works with text-based scripts that are imported into the app through the website. PLEASE NOTE that PDFs and image-based scripts MUST be converted to TEXT in order to work with the MyLines app. Many scripts/shows are becoming available each day. Check for the latest list of available shows.

In addition to viewing the script, MyLines allows you to hear the script using your device’s Text-to-Speech capability. You can hear your own lines, or your cue lines, or both. You may also record your lines yourself and play them back.

Go to to see a sample of how a script is presented.

A tool to help actors learn lines and get off book
• Choose your role and all your lines are automatically highlighted.
• Works as a standalone app or in conjunction with the StagePro app for stage management.
• Hidden mode where all lines are visible except your own.
• Bookmark any line in the script for quick reference.
• Reads your script back using Text-to-Speech or your recorded voice.
• Specify number of cues before your line.
• Override default highlighting as necessary.
• ‘Role’ view presents the script in a way that your lines are separated from the other lines in the script.
• User can customize highlight colors, font sizes for role, dialog and stage directions.
• Instructions on website to create text-based scripts and import onto your device.
• First fifty lines of text imported into the app is free. After fifty lines, a one-time in-app purchase is required. The one-time in-app purchase is also required to use a public domain sample script from the website, or to use a script rented or purchased from a theatrical rights licensing organization.

What’s New

Version 2.0.19

- New Color Scheme
- Updated color scheme
- iPhone X support
- Show line number in Lean Script page
- Fix intermittent crash on Download
- Fix intermittent crash on Creating new script

Ratings and Reviews

2.3 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Ljreina ,

App has not been updated in years; no sound for IOS 15

I liked this app for years. But I recently found for iPhone and iPad running IOS 15 no sound plays. You can still load the script and it has the other functionality but won’t play TTS.

Ktrhfnlo ,

Quirky app that is my go-to for years now

In terms of functionality for learning lines, this app is perfect. Gives you lots of options helps you at each stage of memorization. There is a huge learning curve to the interface, yes. And it force closes, yes (although the force closing is very predictable and I’ve never lost any work to it, so I’ve gotten used to it as just that one part where it force closes). But this app has become an indispensable tool of mine. Also I once contacted the developers about somehow only being able to download the free version from the App Store on a new device even though I own the paid version - they were responsive, helpful, easy-going and lovely.

davebelden ,

Great tool with great potential

Yes, the interface can be tricky to navigate and, yes, preparing/importing scripts is a bit convoluted, but this app has helped me so much over the last couple years. I usually now just dictate scripts (even lengthy ones) directly into the app... I think of that process as yet another way of studying/learning lines. Then I assign voices and start working. I haven’t tried any other line-learning apps, so can’t compare. One odd thing recently: a few certain words like “it” end up being pronounced “eye tee.” Can’t understand why, but hope that’ll be corrected at some point. Of course, though, even hearing mistakes like that in your cue line actually makes it more memorable, which is the whole point.

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