This article was originally written in English. Text in other languages was provided by machine translation.
May, 2nd marks the release of Adobe Story: 1.0 product and probably world’s most powerful tool for movie script writing. Adobe Story, is a collaborative script writing tool for screenplays and stories. It’s a product for creative professionals, producers and writers but can be used by any individual for their daily records and notes.
Adobe Story supports 6 locales: English (US), English (UK), French , German, Italian and Spanish. In a short span of 2 years, it has garnered tremendous traction across the globe, with many users expressing to use it as the ONLY script writing tool.
It is a robust script-to-screen tool and strongly integrates with Adobe Premiere Pro to streamline post-production workflows.
Image 1: Login Page (e.g., for German users)
Some of the cool features of Adobe Story:
a. Collaborate scripts with other users, with an inbuilt user rights management system.
Image 2: Share Script (e.g., for French Users)
b. Track changes made by different users, with an inbuilt version control system. Revert to previous version anytime!
c. OnlineOffline sync-up: You were disconnected to network somehow or went to a place enjoying your holidays without internet – Don’t worry, this feature will sync your work when you get back!
d. ImportExport common file extensions: PDF, TXT, DOC and other script writing formats like FDX, MMS.
e. Direct integration with video editing software: Import script metadata directly into Adobe Premiere Pro and easily search for important video elements such as dialogue or characters.
f. Switch between languages without any hassle!
Image 3: Switch to any language
g. Tag characters and text in the dialogue automatically or manually.
h. Generate custom reports containing scene elements, list of characters with dialogues, actions etc.
Below are snippets of some of the users
Image 4: Snippet from Twitter
Image 5: Snippet from Facebook fan page
If you are a script writer, who knows any of these 6 languages, we encourage you to try it and your preproduction experience will never be the same. We actively listen to new feature requests, and have a bimonthly product release in all 6 languages. You can join us on Facebook, Twitter, and User Forums. You can email us your queries from across the globe and you’ll receive a reply in 24 hours. That’s a promise!!
[Contributed by Manish Kanwal & Navneet Bisht]