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  • 5.0 stars

    "Not Your Ordinary Word Processor"

    December 19, 2011  |   By straittalker77

    Pros

    Useful app for any writer, novelist, or screenwriter. Does everything that word does and then some. Has an incredible variety of useful features. Easy-to-use interface. Comes with easy-to-understand manual that is in depth.

    Cons

    Some small output bugs, but stable for the most part.

    Summary

    Scrivener is an amazingly powerful writing tool that will help organize and manage your writing project from beginning to end. The app is unlike any other word processor. It helps to break down your work into tiny pieces so the writer can create a larger, more complex project. It has a bunch of useful features like the snapshot feature, split-window view, the powerful inspector panel, and the corkboard views, which all help organize your scrivenings. It's easy to use for the most part, but you may want to keep the manual handy just in case. Definitely recommend this app for anyone who is serious in writing.

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