scriptwriting program needed for translation: Final Draft
Thread poster: simona dachille

simona dachille  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:15
Italian to English
Sep 14, 2008

I have been asked to get a program used for scriptwriting by a company I work for in order to be able to continue working with them. The program is called Final Draft and I have been told that it is available as a free download. I have attempted with emule but only got the trial version. Any suggestions? TIA

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2008-09-15 09:12]


 

Steven Capsuto  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 23:15
Member (2004)
Spanish to English
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Free version Sep 15, 2008

The only legitimate free release is the demo. If you do decide to buy the program, make sure you get the right version: there's one version for standard movie/TV scripts, and a different one for two-column video scripts. Be sure you know which your client wants you to use. I almost ordered the wrong one last year.

Each version costs about $200, so you'll need to evaluate whether it's worth spending that much to buy a program that only one of your clients requires.

[Edited at 2008-09-15 14:56]


 

simona dachille  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:15
Italian to English
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thanks... Sep 15, 2008

I'll ask them.

 


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