Scrivener (Windows)
Scrivener (Windows)
1.9

4.0

Scrivener (Windows) free download for Mac

Scrivener (Windows)

1.9
15 October 2014

Project management and word processing tool for writers.

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 Scrivener (Windows)

Version 1.9:
Refinements and Changes
  • Scrivener's file format has been updated for compatibility with future mobile versions. Upon opening projects, you will be asked to update them. (Please note that you will not be able to open 1.9 projects in earlier versions of Scrivener, and must update to version 2.7 on Mac OS X when working cross-platform.)
  • Scrivener's "project.scrivx" file (the file with the yellow Scrivener icon, used to open the project) now uses the project folder name rather than the generic "project".
  • The UI has been updated slightly, including moving the inspector buttons to the top of the inspector.
  • A View > Inspect submenu has been added for menu (and keyboard) access to the different inspector tabs. The menu will switch the inspector to the selected tab, opening the inspector if necessary, and will move focus to the selected area if it is already visible. (Keyboard shortcuts can be added for the menu items in Tools > Options.)
  • Multiple inspector comments and footnotes can be expanded and collapsed using the View > Outline commands or the Left/Right Arrow keys. The appearance of comments and footnotes within the text has also been slightly refined.
  • Compile replacements now allow tabs and carriage returns. Type Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+Enter to enter the character into the replacement field.
  • When set to automatically check for updates, Scrivener will do so immediately when the program is opened, without needing a project open.
  • Tooltips on Scrivener links now show the document's full binder path.
  • The Script Settings dialog has been enlarged and made resizable to better accommodate Windows 10.
  • The tutorial project has been updated and now includes a new "Quick Start" collection.
Bugs Fixed
  • Fixed a bug that allowed tables to be inserted into inspector comments and footnotes, which could cause Scrivener to crash.
  • Fixed a bug causing the document templates folder assignment to switch to other items in the binder.
  • Fixed a bug that incorrectly re-encoded Mac-created document and project reference links when the project was opened on Windows, breaking links that contained a space.
  • Fixed a bug whereby newly added comments and footnotes were not included in project search until after reopening the project or running Save and Rebuild Search Indexes.
  • Fixed a bug whereby Scrivener silently failed to open a project containing multiple .scrivx project files (as from a synchronisation glitch). Scrivener will open the project using the file that matches the project folder's name, or the most recent project file if none match.
  • Fixed a bug whereby closing a collection could cause the editor to reload the binder selection rather than to continue displaying the item loaded from the collection. This also corrects a bug that caused multiple items loaded via a collection to revert to binder order in the editor when switching back to the binder.
  • Fixed a bug that added an additional suffix each time an item was duplicated with a unique title; the appended integer is now incremented in each duplication (title��"1, title��"2, title��"3, etc.).
  • Fixed a bug that caused header and footer text to switch to Courier New following multi-byte characters for some compile formats.
  • Fixed a bug whereby Scrivener links to documents not included in the compile group were not removed when compiling to formats that convert the links to RTF bookmarks, resulting in broken links.
  • Fixed a bug whereby Scrivener links were not removed when using File > Export, leaving broken links in the exported document.
  • Fixed a bug whereby tables did not compile if they immediately followed a forced page break or were preceded only by blank lines.
  • Fixed a bug that stripped character formatting when applying a paragraph-only formatting preset.
  • Fixed a bug that could potentially allow the auto-update to run while a project was saving and might result in project corruption.
  • Fixed a bug whereby newly created Scratch Pad notes sent to a project imported with their original title (e.g. "Untitled note") if the focus was not changed to another note and back before sending.
  • Fixed a bug that placed documents in their creation order rather than binder order when using the Documents > Move > To menu command.
  • Fixed a bug whereby items moved via the Move To command were placed at the top of the selected folder's contents rather than at the bottom, as is done when dragging and dropping onto the folder.
  • Fixed a bug causing compile replacements with an empty "With" field to be ignored and deleted from the settings.
  • Corrected the File > Export behaviour to keep document notes in RTF format when exporting the main text as FDX.
  • Fixed plain-text compile to add fifteen empty lines between sections separated with a "page break" separator or with "page break before".
  • Fixed a bug that caused some Mac-only auto-complete script settings to be lost if the settings were viewed on Windows.
  • Fixed a bug that threw an error when using "Save As Template" from a project created from the "blank" template.
  • Fixed a bug whereby auto-titling did not apply to documents with fewer than fifty characters or to documents titled "Untitled" (as might occur in a Mac-created template).
  • Fixed a bug causing inspector comments and footnotes to always open expanded when switching documents or reopening the project.
  • Fixed a bug whereby Mac compiled footnote numbers were lost after working in the project on Windows.
  • Fixed a bug whereby Scrivener links could be pasted into the Scratch Pad, resulting in broken links (since Scrivener links apply only within the project).
  • Fixed a bug whereby clicking a broken Scrivener link (as to a deleted document) brought up a prompt to search the Microsoft Store for an application to open the linked file.
  • Fixed a bug causing the View Collections shortcut not to work when the main toolbar was hidden if the View > Collections menu had not previously been opened during the session.
  • Fixed a re-introduced bug whereby selecting certain fonts such as Bookman Old Style from the format bar applied an unexpected variant of the font (e.g. Demi Bold vs. Light when there is no "Normal" variant).
  • Fixed a bug whereby the alignment format controls did not properly update for centred text or immediately after applying a paragraph formatting preset that did not also apply font or font size.
  • Fixed a bug whereby text linked to an inspector comment or footnote did not appear formatted as a link if the comments and footnotes could not load.
  • Fixed a bug whereby inspector comments and footnotes were returned in when using Find by Formatting to search for for "All Links".
  • Fixed a bug whereby the magnifying glass icon remained in the collection header after converting a search collection to a standard collection.
  • Fixed a bug that misaligned collection titles in the binder header.
  • Corrected several typos in translations.

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6 Scrivener (Windows) Reviews

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po-headquarters
22 March 2016

Most helpful

don't buy, its a scam.
it says it's for windows, has a picture of scrivener working on windows, but the file you get when you purchase is some dmg bullshit that windows can't open

they lie and say they'll give you an activation code in the email but oh surprise, there's no activation code how unexpected :/

I want my 20 dollars back you scammers
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Version 1.9
jazzhymn
15 July 2016
Please refund.
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Version 1.9
humdidlyzinger
23 March 2016
Not a scam folks! It's just a little more complicated than usual. You'll need to download the trial version. Go to the link provided in your receipt, and enter the activation code given. You'll then receive a serial name and number to enter to your trial program. It will activate and register within a minute.

That being said, amazing writing program, didn't think it would do that much but the trial version won me over!
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Version 1.9
gwvern
22 March 2016
Where is the activation/serial code?
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Version 1.9
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Jlock
Jlock
22 March 2016
Sorry for the confusion. Please send me an email at support@macupdate.com and I will get you your serial number.
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Bmask
22 March 2016
Also did not receive an activation code or serial # !!!
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Version 1.9
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Jlock
Jlock
22 March 2016
Please send us an email at support@macupdate.com and I will get you your serial number.
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po-headquarters
22 March 2016
SCAM, DOES NOT WORK FOR WINDOWS
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Version 1.9
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Jlock
Jlock
22 March 2016
I am sorry that the purchase is not working for you. Please send me an email at support@macupdate.com and I will resolve this issue for you.
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po-headquarters
22 March 2016
don't buy, its a scam.
it says it's for windows, has a picture of scrivener working on windows, but the file you get when you purchase is some dmg bullshit that windows can't open

they lie and say they'll give you an activation code in the email but oh surprise, there's no activation code how unexpected :/

I want my 20 dollars back you scammers
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Version 1.9
1 answer(s)
Jlock
Jlock
22 March 2016
Hi,

This app is not a scam, sorry if that caused any confusion. The download button will give you this .exe file: http://www.literatureandlatte.com/download_action.php?url=http://scrivener.s3.amazonaws.com/Scrivener-installer.exe

There is a bug with the receipt page that we're working on right now and will be fixed very soon. Please send me a support email at support@macupdate.com and I will take care of you.
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