Practical Scriptwriter Features
Practical Scriptwriter provides many wizards to help you in your work. As you start on a new project it helps you in planning out the entire script. You can use the various wizards available to determine everything from the theme and synopsis to location of the story. Then you can enter the names of the various cast members and use the character wizard to build the character by answering some questions about them.
You can then plan out the story using the story outliner on a timeline. You can write plot notes and put them on a timeline which will then be visible as checkable notes in the main editing window. There is also a Story Arc Generator that allows you to choose random starting and ending sequences in the script.
There are several preconfigured TV, film, stage and radio script formats to choose from, so no need to worry about any particular format when you write the script. You can also easily add cast members and also import and export them with their characteristics if desired. The outliner allows you to frame an outline for the story and breaking them into scenes and then dropping summarized notes for each scene.
It provides an option that allows you to select the script view. You can either view the entire script or a particular character’s script allowing easier editing. You can also set the scene headers, scene direction, the dialogue and also the camera direction. It also has some navigation tools to quickly reach the start and end of the script. All text editing tools are also present to ensure scripts with no grammatical and typographical errors.
There is a comprehensive report generating tool that allows you to generate reports on various topics in a click that is totally derived from the script. You can generate an unformatted draft script or a full character summary etc. with the entire format settings like the font and size settings using the report generator.