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New and Improved Features

Story Map™

Story Planning tool that offers you a high-level view of your story and allows you to easily preview and navigate to scenes.

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Beat Board

Beat Board™

Brainstorming tool that gives you total freedom to organize your ideas as they come to you completely within your .fdx file.

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Work on your script remotely in real time with your writing partner(s).

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Alternate Dialogue

Alternate Dialogue

Store alternate lines of dialogue within the script for easy reference.

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Structure Points

Structure Points

Create your screenplay's structure within your .fdx file using Structure Points.

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Header & Footer Improvements

Header & Footer Improvements

Add file names to your Header & Footer automatically.

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Scene Numbering Options

Scene Numbering Options

New and Improved scene numbering options in line with industry standards.

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Revision Menu Options

Revision Menu Options

Add bold to your revision sets.

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Story Map
     High-level view of your story
     Preview scenes in the Story Map
     Navigate directly to your scenes
     View beats easily against story scenes
Beat Board
    Add story beats wherever and whenever they come to you
     Preview, move and organize your beats
     Color code your beats for easy referral
     Drag beats into the Story Map to organize your thoughts
Structure Points
     Plan the structure of your screenplay within your FDX file
     Write description for act points for easy reference
     Color code structure points and move them around your Beat Board
     View different structure points within the Story Map
     Modify your Story Map to fit your screenplay length
     Use Split View to see your Beat Board and screenplay simultaneously
     Use FD structure templates to help get you started


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   Collaborate on a script and see your writing partner’s changes in real time
   Pass control to another user so they can edit your script
   Use the chat window to communicate with multiple collaborators as
   you work
Alternate Dialogue
   Add an alternate line to any piece of dialogue in the script
   Store multiple versions of one piece of dialogue within the script
   Toggle between different alternate options
   Use collaboration feature to explore multiple dialogue options with your
   writing partner
   View all alternate dialogue options in an easy to access table
Header & Footer Improvements
   Add file names to your Header & Footer automatically
Scene Numbering Options
   Select between two different options eg. 1a or a2
Revision Menu Options
   Add bold to your revision sets
Easy-to-access thesaurus in the contextual menu
Spell-checker available in 16 languages
   Integrated new word libraries
   Use Mac OS Spell Check
   Characters Navigator
     Add Character Arc beats in each scene
     Insert non-speaking characters
ScriptNotes™ Navigator
   Filter ScriptNotes
     Easily see, sort, and navigate ScriptNotes
     Organize notes by name, type, or color
     General notes
     ScriptNotes do not affect pagination
     Drag and drop text
Scene Navigator
   Filter any scene information by keyword
     Color your scenes
     Title your scenes
Fullscreen mode (Mac only)
Watermarking (PDF & printed page)
Character highlighting
Custom order your Cast List element
Include non-speaking characters in your Cast List element
Graphic novel templates
'Send to Script' copies index card summaries to the script
Works with Spotlight (Mac only)
Page count management (line spacing adjustment)
Remember last-opened documents
Text highlighter
Outline view of script (Scene View)
ScriptCompare compares drafts of the same script
Split panels (side-by-side views of script)
Index Card View of script
Works with Mac OSX Dictation feature (Mac only)


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Save reports and text files (outlines, etc.) to PDF
Export individual pages, scenes or revisions to PDF
Title Page can be included each time you save to PDF
Export script to PDF
Include Non-Speaking Characters in Character Report


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Revision page colors
Revision draft colors tracked in header
Enhanced Revision Mode that streamlines changing revision sets
Print "scenes", "revision sets" and "unrevised pages"
Title Pages include their own page numbering
Title Pages include cast lists and location pages for TV templates
Avid XML export (script based editing export)
Handling production revisions/page locking


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More robust and secure license management system, tolerant of OS upgrades, hard drive replacement, and more
Contemporary look and feel of buttons and menus (Mac)
New "ribbon" user interface, with classic mode option (Windows)
Retina display support (Mac)
Online User Guide for the most up-to-date technical information
High Resolution Support

Attention Mac User

It appears you are using Mac OSX 10.8 or earlier. Final Draft 10 will only work with OS 10.9 or later. We do have a solution for you that works. Please contact our sales department via chat, by email, or by phone M-F 8:30-5:30 PT.