In September, we listed the top ten most useful apps for on-set production. We’re back at it again, but this time it’s all about screenwriting. While traditional software is still the bread and butter of the industry, there’s something to be said for the ability to make changes on the go. Screenwriter Michael Johnathan Smith agrees, telling Macworld he, “loves the idea of being on-set and quickly making changes to the script right then and there without whipping out a heavy duty laptop—or at least being able to work on a script that’s currently on my laptop at home.”
Yes, there’s the industry standard Final Draft, but there are hundreds of other apps that can help turn an idea into a finished script. SSN filtered through all the options to find ones that offer a range of features and ease of use for everything from brainstorming to copyediting.