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“I'm really happy to see Final Draft innovating in Final Draft 10. The Story Map™ is great. And yes, I am still wasting a ton of time fiddling with the colors and stuff, but even so, the Story Map manages to be incredibly helpful.”

Andy Bobrow - Producer / Writer / Director​
The Last Man On Earth, Community, Malcolm in the Middle
“With more than 100 templates specifically tailored for stage and screen, Final Draft 10 is the leading screenwriting software used in film and television productions.”

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“I didn’t feel like a real screenwriter until I started using Final Draft. 20 year later, I still use the software every day. The improvements in Final Draft 10 have me confident I’ll be using it 20 more.”

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Harold & Kumar, American Reunion, Cobra Kai

Why Final Draft?


  • The number-one selling screenwriting software in the world
  • Final Draft paginates your script to entertainment industry standards
  • Over 100 templates for screenplays, teleplays and stage plays
  • Write using Windows, Macintosh, or in the Final Draft Mobile™ app for iPhone & iPad (app sold separately)
Why Final Draft 10?
What's New in Final Draft 10?

What’s New in Final Draft 10?


  • Collaborate – Write in real-time with a writing partner
  • Story Map™ – Outline acts, scenes, and sequences
  • Beat Board™ – Plan your script beat-by-beat
  • Alternate Dialogue – Store multiple lines of dialogue in the same script
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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.

Windows     Mac
Collaboration

Collaboration

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

Windows     Mac
Alternate Dialogue

Alternate Dialogue

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

Windows     Mac
Structure Points

Structure Points

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

Windows     Mac
Header & Footer Improvements

Header & Footer Improvements

Add file names to your Header & Footer automatically.

Windows     Mac
Scene Numbering Options

Scene Numbering Options

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

Windows     Mac
Revision Menu Options

Improved Revision Features

Add bold to your revision sets.

Windows     Mac

All Features Display more than 50 Final Draft Features

STORY DEVELOPMENT TOOLS

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Story Map
High-level view of your story
Preview scenes in the Story Map
Modify your Story Map to fit your script's length
Navigate directly to your scenes
View beats easily against your scenes
Beat Board
Add story Beats wherever and whenever they come to you
Use Split View to see your Beat Board and screenplay simultaneously
Organize your Beats however you like
Color code your Beats for easy reference
Copy and paste entire sections of the Beat Board to your script
Drag Beats into the Story Map to organize your thoughts
Structure Points
Plan the structure of your script within your FDX file
Describe your act points in detail for easy reference
Color code Structure Points and move them around your Beat Board
View different Structure Points within the Story Map
Use FD structure templates to help get you started

WRITING/EDITING FEATURES

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Collaboration
Collaborate on a script and see your writing partners' 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 dialogue paragraph 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 alt dialogue options in an easy-to-access table
Header & Footer Improvements
Add the file name to your Header & Footer automatically
Scene Numbering Options
Select between two different options eg. 1A or A2
Improved Revision Features
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
Navigator
Character Navigator
Add Character Arc beats in each scene
Insert non-speaking characters
ScriptNotes™ Navigator
Filter ScriptNotes markers
Easily see, sort, and navigate ScriptNotes markers
Organize notes by name, type, or color
General notes
ScriptNotes markers 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)
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

PRINTING/IMPORT/EXPORT FEATURES

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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

PRODUCTION FEATURES

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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

OTHER FEATURES

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More robust and secure license management protects your investment
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
Auto Backup makes a copy of your script every time you save

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.

If you have a computer with 10.7 OS or later, we suggest using Final Draft 9. If you do not own Final Draft 9 please contact our sales department via chat, by email, or by phone M-F 8:30-5:30 PT.

If you have 10.6.8 or earlier, regrettably our current software is not compatible with your OS.