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Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 5 votes out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.02
  • Total Downloads:
    12,986
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 01, 2002
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-card limit); $79.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    2.75MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows
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Editors' Review

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This software gives writers a flexible storyboarding tool, complete with a character and location database. Although it works well as an organizational tool, it's no substitute for a screenwriting or word-processing program. The interface makes it easy enough to get started right away, with a large button for adding new cards and a prompt on launch to create a new story line. Cards can be easily dragged around in the interface to help with rearranging scenes. Each card can carry quite a bit of information in preformatted sections for description and content. The content window includes a few buttons for adding typical screenwriting terms, such as fade in and dissolve, as well as a link to the character database for quickly adding character names. Each card also can be assigned a setting from the location database. The character and location databases are only accessible from the project properties dialog box; we would have liked buttons in the interface to more quickly access these tools. We like the card display, which shows the cards set on the story lines in a graphical format. StoryLines includes a report generator that can format your cards as a screenplay, but the report is not editable within StoryLines. You can export the report in a number of formats, including text and HTML, for editing in another program. Overall, StoryLines is easy to use and the graphical display helps in organizing complex stories.
 
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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Anthemion Software
Publisher web site http://www.anthemion.co.uk
Release Date August 01, 2002
Date Added August 01, 2002
Version 1.02
Category
Category Home Software
Subcategory Hobby Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 2.75MB
File Name storylines_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 12,986
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-card limit
Price $79
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