Below are the answers to the most common queries regarding Screenwriting Pro. If you have further questions, or you require technical support, please visit the Contact page to get in touch with the Screenwriting Pro team.
Screenwriting Pro is web-based professional screenplay formatting software for feature films, television and stage plays. It has all the elements of boxed scriptwriting software, including Industry-Standard formatting, story development tools and a library of templates, with the added benefit of working online from any Internet-connected computer.
As a division of The Writers Store, the premier resource center for screenwriters and filmmakers since 1982, Screenwriting Pro is backed by more than two decades in the Screenwriting Industry. Visit the About page to read more about the Creative Team behind Screenwriting Pro.
Besides the ability to format a screenplay to stringent Industry Standards, Screenwriting Pro offers a professional set of writing features, including:
Since Screenwriting Pro is a web-based application, you can access your script from any Internet-connected computer, anywhere in the world. That means it works with both Windows and Macs, and on any Internet browser. Screenwriting Pro does recommend Firefox for optimum performance.
With Screenwriting Pro's desktop companion, it's easy to work on your script offline. Simply choose the "work offline" option, and resume work on your script. The next time you log in to the Screenwriting Pro site, one click syncs your desktop work with your online account.
Yes. Because Screenwriting Pro is an online application, you must have an account to access its many features. Your password-protected account also allows for your script to be stored on our completely secure site.
Live technical support is available by calling 800.272.8927 from the US, while International customers may call 310.441.5151. Support hours are Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 PM PST. You may also e-mail support by filling out the Contact form.
We at Screenwriting Pro understand your concerns about online security. Your privacy is our number one priority, and that's why we've created a site that takes advantage of some of the most sophisticated web security available.
Only you have access to your screenplay, which is completely secure in your password-protected account. Because your login credentials are unique, no one, not even the Screenwriting Pro team, can access your private documents.
You have unlimited storage capabilities at Screenwriting Pro.
Yes. Screenwriting Pro documents can be saved on your hard drive in many formats, including XML, RTF, PDF and Final Draft 8.
You can import and export the following document types:
Yes. Simply save your script in an accepted file format (see above) and use Screenwriting Pro's familiar word processing capabilities to open your existing document.
Screenwriting Pro prints your Industry-standard formatted script exactly as you created it on screen from within the program. You can also save your document as a secure PDF file to e-mail to others for reading and printing.
When software and/or a website is in the beta period, it means that it has passed the initial internal phase of trials (called alpha) and is ready to be tested by a select audience before its official release to the general public.
No. Beta users have access to the full suite of tools available on ScreenwritingPro.com without any limitations.
Visit the Screenwriting Pro Sign Up page, and skip steps 1 and 3. You will only need to complete step 2 to create a beta account with Screenwriting Pro.
You can sign up for an account absolutely free during this testing phase. As an added thank you for your early interest, you'll also receive an additional 6 months free after Screenwriting Pro exits beta.
Simply use Screenwriting Pro as you would any screenplay formatting software. We encourage you to provide feedback and comments on your experience through our Contact page.
Any work you create on Screenwriting Pro is completely protected and will be available to you after the beta phase ends. You'll have the option to select from a series of flexible payment plans once your free trial ends, to ensure uninterrupted service. You won't pay a thing if you decide to terminate your Screenwriting Pro account.