iOS Scriptwriting Apps for Drama

This post is the first in a new series exploring iOS apps for drama/theatre teachers and students. Here’s a few useful applications for the iPad and/or iPhone that allow users to script plays using stage play templates. Enjoy!


Celtx Script: With Script you can write formatted scripts on your mobile device, collaborate with partners, and get free backups of all your writing.





Final Draft Writer: Final Draft Writer lets you write, edit and read Final Draft scripts on your iPad. Create new scripts or edit existing ones with easy-to-use features such as Tab and Enter navigation, ScriptNotes™, SmartType™, and more. Easily move your Final Draft 9 scripts from desktop to iPad and back again. Your scripts will appear perfectly paginated and formatted to industry standards every time.


Playwriter: Got a great idea for a play? This innovative app takes you from a nub of an idea to a finalised script, professionally formatted and ready for printing. And if you’re new to playwriting there’s a complete set of step-by-step guides to teach you all the tips and tricks of professional writers.

Tomorrow: screenwriting apps for your drama students who prefer to film their acting.

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