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Final Draft 12 (Download)

Final Draft 12 (Download)

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Electronic Software Download (ESD). This order will be delivered electronically. Customers ordering this item will receive an email message within a 24-48 hours of placement of their order with instructions on downloading the software.

Final Draft is the number-one selling application specifically designed for writing movie scripts, television episodics, and stage plays. It combines powerful word processing with professional script formatting in one self-contained, easy-to-use package. There is no need to learn about script formatting rules ƒ?? Final Draft automatically paginates and formats your script to industry standards as you write. Use your creative energy to focus on the content; let Final Draft take care of the style.

The Industry Standard

  • The number-one selling screenwriting software in the world
  • Over 100 templates that format and paginate screenplays, teleplays and stage plays
  • Scripts on Windows, Macintosh, or in the Final Draft Mobile app for iPad look exactly the same

The Choice of Professionals

  • Industry giants such as James Cameron, JJ Abrams, and Aaron Sorkin recommend using Final Draft to write your screenplay
  • The market leader and the preferred file format of the Writers Guild of America West Online
  • Script Registration
  • The proud recipient of a 2013 Primetime Engineering Emmy Award

Final Draft 12 ƒ?? Whatƒ??s New:

  • NEW! PDF Import. Have a screenplay you want to work on but only have a PDF? No problem! You can now import a PDF into Final Draft 12 and convert it into a fully editable Final Draft file.
  • NEW! Flow Lines. Flow Lines allow you to show connections between beats and create a Story Flow for advanced screenplay outlining.
  • NEW! Outline Elements + Editor. Send your outline to script and see it on the page for easy reference as Outline Elements, then show and hide the outline as needed during your writing process. The Outline Editor gives you a birdƒ??s eye view of your screenplay structure, and multiple customizable lanes for highlevel outlining.
  • NEW! Track Changes. Keep a record of edits to your script and choose whether to accept or reject your changes, giving you even greater control over the editing process.
  • NEW! Focus Mode. Customize your creative environment, eliminate distractions and get down to the business of writing.
  • NEW! Story Structure Templates. Access quick-start educational templates with common story structures like 3 Act, Pyramid, the Heroƒ??s Journey, Save the Cat and more.
  • IMPROVED! Beat Board Collaboration, Find/Replace, Spell Check. Collaborators can now access the Beat Board, while the new Spell Check and Find & Replace features make the Beat Board even more user-friendly.
  • IMPROVED! ScriptNotes Enhancements. ScriptNotes allows you to create, open and edit notes on your screenplay in a popover window and visually customize them by color and type. Notes are then synced to the ScriptNotes in the navigator.
  • IMPROVED! Revisions Window. The new intuitive layout allows you to drag to rearrange sets within the Revision table and easily move back and forth between sets.

Final Draft 12 ƒ?? Standard Features:

  • Powerful Story Planning.With Final Draft 12, you can brainstorm, visualize, outline, report, tag, collaborate and customize your writing environment like never before.
  • Enhanced Beat Board. Limitless space to organize your ideas in a customizable, visual way. Plan set pieces, store character research, and much more.
    • Beats can be anything ƒ?? plot points, character arcs, research, or location ideas
    • Beats can contain both stylized text and images
    • Connect beats using Flow Lines
    • Color code for easy reference with a vibrant color palette
    • Send Beats directly to your script for easy access
  • New Outline Elements & Outline Editor. Transfer your Beat Board to the Outline Editor for high-level outlining. Send your Outline to Script using Outline Elements.
    • Use multiple lanes to organize your screenplay's structure
    • Adjust the size of beats in the Outline Editor for a bird's eye view of your script
    • Show the Outline in your script for easy access
    • Unique indents allow for planning structure on multiple levels
  • Scriptnotes. Add comments to your script as ideas come to you.
    • Add ScriptNotes that appear as flags on the page for easy reference
    • Click the flag to open and edit notes in a popover
    • New flags show how many notes per paragraph
    • Popovers sync to ScriptNotes in the Navigator
  • Night & Focus Mode. Night Mode inverts your screen to cut down on eye strain, while Focus Mode eliminates unwanted distractions.
  • Easier Formatting. Use your creative energy to focus on your story and characters ƒ?? let Final Draft take care of the rest.
  • Revision Mode. Mark and review all changes to take a script through production. Set your revision colors, lock pages, omit scenes - Final Draft makes it easy.
    • Add, edit or remove scene numbers throughout your script
    • Lock Pages so your revisions donƒ??t affect your page numbers
    • Export to PDF in Revision Mode with industry standard colors
    • Protect your script with customizable watermarks on PDFs and printed pages
    • Omit a scene to make last minute changes without disrupting production

System Requirements

Windows System Requirements:

  • Windows 10 Minimum OS
  • Minimum 1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
  • 160 MB available hard drive space
  • Internet connection required during installation

Macintosh System Requirements:

  • Mac OS 10.14 Minimum OS
  • Minimum 2 GB RAM
  • 160 MB available hard drive space
  • Internet connection required during installation