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Scrivener is a powerful content-generation tool for writers designed for composing and structuring long and difficult documents. While it gives you complete control of the formatting, its focus is on getting you to the end of that awkward first draft.

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Compose your text in any order and in pieces as large or small as you like. View the components of your draft individually or as a whole. Import and refer to research files such as images and PDFs alongside your writing.

Whether you prefer to outline first, hammer out your first draft and restructure later, or do a bit of both, Scrivener's corkboard and outliner tools are completely integrated with the text, so working with an overview of your draft is just a click away.

Scrivener's users include best-selling novelists, screenwriters, students, academics, lawyers, journalists and translators. It won't presume to tell you how to write
  • it just provides an array of flexible tools that allow you to do things your way, no matter what kind of writing you do.

    "The biggest software advance for writers since the word processor."

    Best-selling novelist Michael Marshall Smith


    Getting Started

    • Project templates for novels, scripts, APA and MLA essays and more (or create your own)
    • Interactive tutorial project
    • Import common text files such as .rtf, .doc, .docx, .fdx, .txt, .opml and .odt
    • Break up imported texts using the "Split at Selection" or "Import and Split" features


    • Create and access your work in any order using the "binder" source list
    • "Scrivenings" mode temporarily combines disparate documents into a single text for viewing and editing
    • Full-screen mode
    • Scriptwriting mode for screenplays, stage plays, comic scripts and more
    • Familiar text formatting tools
    • Live word and character counts
    • Mark up your text with comments
    • Make notes in the sidebar which become footnotes or endnotes upon print or export
    • "Snapshots" allow you to store earlier versions of texts and revert to them at any time
    • Name generator
    • MathType support
    • Set goals using project and document targets
    • Auto-save
    • Automatic backups


    • Associate a synopsis with any document in your project
    • A virtual corkboard lets you rearrange documents using their associated synopses
    • A fully-featured outliner provides complete control over a project's structure
    • Project-wide search
    • Track ideas using labels and keywords


    • Import research such as image, .pdf and media files
    • Import web pages
    • View research files (or other text documents) alongside your writing
    • Transcribe audio files

    Getting It Out There

    • Compile your manuscript for submission or self-publishing
    • Export to popular formats such as .doc, .rtf and plain text
    • Print or generate PDF files
    • Export .epub or Kindle files
    • Export to Final Draft .fdx format
    • Supports MultiMarkdown for LaTeX export
    • Sync text files with popular iPhone and iPad apps via Dropbox or Simplenote

  • Discussion

    What does it do?
    Powerful word processing tool for structuring long and complicated documents.
    Who is it for?
    From the casual blogger to the professional writer, Scrivener is an indispensable word processor.
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