Top 7 scriptwriting softwares for free

When it comes to writing scripts there’s a lot of softwares out there that can help you get started for free. Here’s top 7 software tools for scriptwriters that you can get for fre. Share this post, and let me know in the comments down below if there are any softwares I should include and what you think of them!



A lot of room to customize for your needs. Freely move panels and clutter from your workspace. Use features like "Shorten Script" to scan and find orphan words (words at the end of a sentence that create a new line) and other easy page-shrinking parameters. Overall, a great, free scriptwriting tool.

Pricing: Free



With over 6 million people using Celtxit cloudbased software it is considered as one of the biggest in the game. You can find it available as a free version.

Pricing: There is a free version. Pricing for Scriptwriting package is $15 a month, Video production planning $20 per month and
Interactive narrative writing tools for $20 a monts (billed annually)



The demonstration version includes all of the features found in the full version (aside of collaboration), although it will pop up a registration reminder after 10 pages, and includes a watermark on printed scripts.

Pricing: Free version. The regular price is $79.95. And updates are free, and there are a bunch of them every year.



First three scripts are completely free. No page limit, no time limit, and no limitations on export/import. A good basic scriptwriting software.

Pricing: There is a free version. Pro costs $11.99/mo or $89/yr.
Half off for students and teachers. Pro updates are free.



KIT Scenarist is a program for creating screenplays which oriented at international standards in the field of film production. The program is a full-featured studio for creating stories from the birth of the idea and before the transfer of the script to production.

Pricing: There is a free version of Kit Scenarist as well as PRO version which prices range from;

1 month - 4.99 USD

2 months - 9.99 USD

3 months - 14.99 USD

6 months - 27.9 USD (6% discount)

12 months - 52.9 USD (12% discount)



Highland free edition is a generous trial: No time limit and it´s possible to write entire scripts in it. You can save scripts to PDF, (with a Highland 2 watermark on each page).

Pricing: Free version. For extra $50, you lose the watermark and you get extra templates beyond the standard script layout.



A free, multiplatform, feature-rich scriptwriting program. Trelby is free software, that you can contribute to. Screenplay editor: Enforces correct script format and pagination, auto-completion, and spell checking.

Pricing: Free