Scrivener
Scrivener
3.2.3
4.6
0.0

Project management and word processing tool for writers.

Scrivener overview

Scrivener is a project management and writing tool for writers of all kinds that stays with you from that first unformed idea all the way through to the first - or even final - draft. Outline and structure your ideas; take notes; storyboard your masterpiece using a powerful virtual corkboard; view research while you write; track themes using keywords; dynamically combine multiple scenes into a single text. Scrivener has already been enthusiastically adopted by best-selling novelists and novices alike.

Outline... Edit... Storyboard... Write.

What’s new in version 3.2.3

Updated on Oct 26 2021

Version 3.2.3:
Ready for macOS 12 Monterey
  • Tested and updated for macOS 12 Monterey.
Update NaNoWriMo Word Count
  • A new "Update NaNoWriMo Word Count" feature has been added to the Project menu for those taking part in National Novel Writing Month. This feature is available when using the special NaNoWriMo project template available from our site, or for any project with a target of 50,000 words and a deadline of 30th November. The feature can be added to any project with any target or deadline using these instructions.
UI Tweaks
  • When the system tint is set to grey, the focus indicators in Scrivener’s header bars are now blue, rather than using the system tint colour, which, when grey, is too easily confused with the regular header background colour and locked-in-place.
  • "Insert MathType Equation" is now hidden on 64-bit machines (and if MathType is not installed).
  • The "selection affects other editor" button now has its background highlighted when on, to make its state clearer.
Miscellaneous Bug Fixes
  • Fixed .docx import bug whereby lists based on styles could throw an exception and would not import properly.
  • Fixed bug whereby toolbar search field didn’t update to reflect search collection settings.
  • Fixed bug whereby footnote markers may use bold or italics in Word export if the footnote itself started with bold or italics.
  • Fixed bug whereby the "Section headers use binder indenting levels" Fountain option in Compile did nothing.
  • Fixed an issue whereby part titles may not appear correctly in Vellum when using the Vellum .docx Compile format.
  • Fixed bug whereby controls were squashed in Page Layout.
  • Fixed position of styles and font buttons in the format bar for compact layout.
  • Fixed bug whereby Preferences toolbar was too short.
  • Preferences for disabling insertion point blinking are no longer available on macOS 11 and above. macOS 11 and above do not allow insertion point blinking to be disabled.
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Information

License

Shareware

Size

106 MB

Downloads

118841

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
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chestmeto
chestmeto
May 31 2021
3.2.2
2.0
May 31 2021
2.0
Version: 3.2.2
I used to like how it works, but stopped working after updating. I just can't open any projects. Reinstalled many times to no avail. Very disappointing
limies
limies
Dec 6 2020
3.2.1
4.0
Dec 6 2020
4.0
Version: 3.2.1
Excellent software. Better than Word!
lonewrite
lonewrite
Mar 15 2020
3.1.5
1.0
Mar 15 2020
1.0
Version: 3.1.5
Perfect software. Much better than Word. Great for books.
1920 Riverside
1920 Riverside
Dec 19 2019
3.1.5
5.0
Dec 19 2019
5.0
Version: 3.1.5
Scrivener is the best writing software for writers and all human being.
DragonMaster
DragonMaster
Oct 28 2019
3.1.4
5.0
Oct 28 2019
5.0
Version: 3.1.4
Once upon a time there was no Scrivener and the world was cold and void. Then Scrivener 3.1.4 arose and the World is full of light and the void has vanished! I just completed a 2,500 page 5 volume work with 1,1000 notes and references all linked. When complied to both eBook and PDF format the Gods of Scrivener created a perfect collection with perfectly functional html links a ton and index with ZERO errors. AND, no change of my layout, fonts...this is a HELL YES purchase!!!
Hydester
Hydester
Oct 12 2019
3.1.4
5.0
Oct 12 2019
5.0
Version: 3.1.4
The most perfect piece of software. Quite outstanding. If you are considering writing seriously, this program is the answer to you needs. You can collate all your research, see the structure of your work and take snapshots so you can easily revert to earlier versions. In fact the number of features are too many to put in a review. To understand Scrivener's full potential watch their support videos. Amazing. Thanks L&L!
purchasing-10
purchasing-10
Oct 7 2019
3.1.3
5.0
Oct 7 2019
5.0
Version: 3.1.3
I have been using this app for five years, and I am still finding more to love. It is a one stop shop for collating and organising data for a book project and wonderful for gathering and rearranging data in new ways. I have been living inside the program for the last three and a half month as I work on a new book. Feels like home. Thank you L&L
Johninsapporo
Johninsapporo
Sep 2 2019
3.1.3
5.0
Sep 2 2019
5.0
Version: 3.1.3
Brilliant. Utterly brilliant.
kingjj
kingjj
Jun 27 2019
3.1.3
4.5
Jun 27 2019
4.5
Version: 3.1.3
Up until about a year ago, the only writing app I used was BBEdit. The combination of the glossary and hot-keys meant I could make it do whatever I needed it to, quickly. I really felt it was all that I needed. Still, a friend urged me to try out Scrivener, the seemingly ubiquitous writer's app. Be it playwrights, novelists, scriptwriters, or technical writers, it seemed that everybody used it. The lesson here is, if something seems to be ubiquitous, there's probably a very good reason. Unlike BBEdit, I didn't have to lift the hood to make Scrivener do anything because it did it all already, In fact, it does so much that the $50 price tag that seemed a little steep, now seems like an incredible bargain,. And unlike many programs that do a lot, Scrivener manages to keep a clean, intuitive interface (even though it comes with a tutorial, I managed to figure out everything I wanted out of it with little to no fuss, and no tutorial). Thus far, I've only mentioned things that were possible with BBEdit, just easier with Scrivener. but we deviate from that with one very important aspect; organization. Basically, if you write out-of-order like myself, Scrivener is your new best friend. You can chop your manuscript into chapters, scenes, paragraphs, sentences, LETTERS and arrange. re-arrange, and re-re-arrange to your hearts content all via drag and drop. Getting my manuscript in order used to be a nightmare. Now, I kid you not, it's actually kind of fun. In fact, there's your review: Scrivener makes an aspect of writing kind of fun. I can't think of anything that glows more than that. PS If it ever crashed, I don't remember it happening. It certainly never had a crash that lost work, those things I don't forget.
bobembry
bobembry
Feb 20 2019
3.1.2
5.0
Feb 20 2019
5.0
Version: 3.1.2
Very useful ★★★★★
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Nov 9 2018
3.1
5.0
Nov 9 2018
5.0
Version: 3.1
Version 3.1.1 is now available as a patch for v3.1. Here are the release notes: "Hotfix 3.1.0.1: fixed bug causing a crash when loading Scrivener with certain older appearance preferences." NOTE: For reasons incomprehensible, version 3.1.1 (as it is identified by the Scrivener application itself) has also been confusingly listed as "3.1.0.1", as seen in the release notes above, and as "3.1.01" on their website. Someone's a bit hungover at Literature and Latte, apparently. I've never seen chaotic mis-numbering like this before. Just know that they are all the same thing, that being v3.1.1.
sbenitezb
sbenitezb
Apr 11 2018
3.0.2
5.0
Apr 11 2018
5.0
Version: 3.0.2
Great experience and a very complete application.
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Mar 20 2018
3.0.2
5.0
Mar 20 2018
5.0
Version: 3.0.2
For what it does and what you can do with it, it is cheap! It is a wonderful program, and I cannot live without it.
Guirou
Guirou
Mar 16 2018
3.0.2
4.0
Mar 16 2018
4.0
Version: 3.0.2
parfait pour mener à bien un essai, un roman ou d’une manière générale une œuvre littéraire.
frank-007
frank-007
Mar 7 2018
3.0.2
5.0
Mar 7 2018
5.0
Version: 3.0.2
Amazing App ! keep up the good work. Still expecting some improvements on formatting which is sometimes buggy
williamreis8
williamreis8
Feb 9 2018
3.0.1
5.0
Feb 9 2018
5.0
Version: 3.0.1
best
CrèmeBrulée
CrèmeBrulée
Jan 9 2018
3.0.1
5.0
Jan 9 2018
5.0
Version: 3.0.1
I'm convinced there's a book inside me somewhere and by God, Scrivener is going to help me find it. First class software.
Nontroppo
Nontroppo
Nov 21 2017
3.0
5.0
Nov 21 2017
5.0
Version: 3.0
I've been a long-time user of Scrivener, and what can I say — V3.0 is an amazing amazing update. The underlying philosophy of Scrivener is to help you organise your material while writing (Binder stores everything in one place, easy to search through), and separating how the work will "look" to a final phase called compiling. V3.0 has a powerful new styles system, and many many changes to compiling. For example you can now use styles to semantically/visually identify "blocks of text" (e.g. a quotation). During compile you can transform this into many different styles — even using plain text markdown transformations. There is a new Section Type, and each section type can have a specific format (page breaks, font etc). So you can customise from the same project specialised outputs optimised for EPub / HTML5 / DOCX / LaTeX and many others. There are many more changes, including custom metadata types (like dates), unified bookmarking, a cool new copyholder UI, snapshots manager and everything is faster and "flatter". For existing users of Scrivener, many things have changed and you should really have a look at Appendix E of the new user manual and the L&L blog posts about V3.0 (the user manual is made in Scrivener>MMD>LaTeX and it gives you an idea of how flexible Scrivener compiling can be).
bobembry
bobembry
Dec 16 2016
2.8.1.2
5.0
Dec 16 2016
5.0
Version: 2.8.1.2
I've been using Scrivener for a long time. It is great ★★★★★. A trial copy can be downloaded from their website. Also there is lots of helpful info on their site.
Raro
Raro
Jul 18 2016
2.80.3
0.0
Jul 18 2016
0.0
Version: 2.80.3
The download file provided is not version 2.80.3 but version 2.8 (26295), created: 15.07.2016. Checking updates within Scrivener results in the following message: Scrivener 2.8 is currently the newest version available.
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