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Trelby for Linux for Linux

By Oskusoft Free

Developer's Description

A free, multiplatform, feature-rich screenwriting program!

Trelby is simple, fast and elegantly laid out to make screenwriting simple. It is infinitely configurable.

Trelby is free software, that you can contribute to.


  • - Screenplay editor: Enforces correct script format and pagination, auto-completion, and spell checking.
  • - Multiplatform : Behaves identically on all platforms, generating the exact same output.
  • - Choice of view: Multiple views, including draft view, WYSIWYG mode, and fullscreen to suit your writing style.
  • - Name database: Character name database containing over 200,000 names from various countries.
  • - Reporting: Scene/location/character/dialogue reports.
  • - Compare: Ability to compare scripts, so you know what changed between versions.
  • - Import: Screenplay formatted text, Final Draft XML (.fdx), Celtx (.celtx), Fountain (.fountain), Adobe Story (.astx) and Fade In Pro (.fadein).
  • - Export: PDF, formatted text, HTML, RTF, Final Draft XML (.fdx) and Fountain (.fountain).
  • - PDF: Built-in, highly configurable PDF generator. Supports embedding your chosen font. Also supports generating PDFs with custom watermarks, to help track shared files.
  • - Free software: Licensed under the GPL, Trelby welcomes developers and screenwriters to contribute in making it more useful.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.2

New features:

  • Undo/redo.
  • Fountain import/export support.
  • Adobe Story import support.
  • Fade In Pro import support.
  • Install directory is configurable on Windows.
  • Text import can optionally ignore certain lines.


Release October 17, 2012
Date Added October 17, 2012
Version 2.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Linux
Additional Requirements None


Total Downloads 76
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