For those of you anxiously waiting for the Final Draft Writer app for your iPad scheduled to be released Sept. 4, wait no longer. Final Draft has announced that its long-awaited Writer iPad app is now available for $29.99 until Sept. 30, at which point (in theory) the price shoots up to $49.99 (Koo, you were right). To see a quick peek at what Writer has to offer, check out the video below:
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According to Final Draft's website, the Writer app features the core functionality of its desktop software, including (but not limited to):
- Professionally formatted templates
- More's and Continued's automatically paginate to industry standards (sounds simple, but this is a biggie)
- SmartType autofill for character names, scene headings, etc.
- Tab and Enter navigation
- Character highlighting
- Colored pages for revisions
- Production tools including scene numbers and locked pages
- Switch between revision sets
- Reporting tools including cast reports, scene reports, location reports, among others
Will you be buying Final Draft Writer for the iPad? Let us know and share your experiences with the app in the Comments for the rest of the NFS community.