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Scrivener – The go-to app for writers 3.2.1

Last Updated on November 20, 2020 by admin

Typewriter. Ring-binder. Scrapbook. Scrivener combines all the writing tools you need to craft your first draft, from nascent notion to final full stop.

‎Scrivener 3
‎Scrivener 3
Developer: Literature & Latte
Price: $48.99
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  • ‎Scrivener 3 Screenshot
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  • ‎Scrivener 3 Screenshot
  • ‎Scrivener 3 Screenshot
  • ‎Scrivener 3 Screenshot
  • ‎Scrivener 3 Screenshot
  • ‎Scrivener 3 Screenshot
  • ‎Scrivener 3 Screenshot

Tailor-made for creating long manuscripts, Scrivener banishes page fright by allowing you to compose your text in any order, in sections as large or small as you like. Got a great idea but don’t know where it fits? Write when inspiration strikes and find its place later. Grow your manuscript organically, idea by idea.

Whether you plan or plunge, Scrivener works your way: meticulously outline every last detail first, or hammer out a complete draft and restructure later. Or do a bit of both. All text sections in Scrivener are fully integrated with its outlining tools, so working with an overview of your manuscript is only ever a click away, and turning Chapter Four into Chapter One is as simple as drag and drop.

Need to refer to research? In Scrivener, your background material is always at hand, and you can open it right alongside what you’re working on. Write a description based on a photograph. Transcribe an interview. Check for consistency with an earlier chapter.

Once you’re ready to share your work with the world, compile everything into a single document for printing, create an e-book, or export to popular formats such as Word, PDF, Final Draft or plain text. You can even share using different formatting, so that you can write in your favorite font and still keep your editor happy.

Scrivener’s users include best-selling novelists, screenwriters, students, academics, lawyers, journalists and translators. It won’t tell you how to write – it just provides everything you need to start writing and keep writing.


Get Started
• Interactive tutorial project
• Project templates for novels, scripts, essays and more
• Import common text files such as RTF, DOCX, FDX, ODT and TXT
• Easily split imported text into separate sections

Get Writing
• Write your manuscript in sections of any size
• View sections individually or combined
• Distraction-free full-screen mode
• Scriptwriting mode for screenplays, stage plays, comic scripts and more
• Familiar text formatting tools
• Live word and character counts
• Mark up your text with comments
• Make notes in the sidebar which become footnotes or endnotes upon print or export
• Keep snapshots of earlier text versions and revert to them at any time
• Name generator
• MathType support
• Set goals using project and document targets
• Automatic backups

Find Your Structure
• Write in any order and reorganize later
• Write a synopsis for any text section and see it in the fully-featured outliner
• Rearrange sections as index cards on the corkboard
• Project-wide search
• Track ideas using labels and keywords
• Apply custom icons to your sections

Refer to Research
• Import research such as image, PDF and media files
• Import web pages
• View research files or other sections right alongside your writing
• Transcribe audio files

Get It Out There
• Compile to a single document for sharing or printing
• Export to popular formats such as DOC, RTF and plain text
• Print or generate PDF files
• Export ePub or Kindle files
• Export to Final Draft
• Supports MultiMarkdown for LaTeX export

Write Anywhere
• Sync with our iOS version (available separately)

Demonstration videos are available on our website.


We have a whole heap of testimonials from published authors – see our testimonials page at to read what they have to say.


If you have questions, feedback or need help, please contact us at [email protected], visit our support forums at, or find us @scrivenerapp on Twitter.

What’s New

Version 3.2.1

• Scrivener 3.2 provides compatibility for both macOS 11 Big Sur and Apple Silicon, along with more than a hundred bug fixes and tweaks.

• Scrivener 3.2.1 fixes several stability issues that crept in to 3.2, including an issue with Compile not working.


• UI and icons updated to match the new look of macOS 11 Big Sur.

• Default Preferences have been updated so that the colours work well on Big Sur. (If you’re using custom colours, you will need to reset the Preferences to the Defaults to see the updated Big Sur theme.)

• Header bars now use the system tint colour to indicate focussed status, and turn dark grey (instead of pink) to indicate locked status (a lock icon is also displayed).

• Added an option on Big Sur to use a monochrome toolbar (in Appearance preferences; also available by Ctrl-clicking on the toolbar).


Scrivener is now a Universal app, running natively on both Silicon and Intel machines.


• Scrivener’s Compile sheet no longer recommends installing kindlegen for generating mobi files, but Kindle Previewer instead.

• Numerous under-the-hood ebook export improvements.

• Improved FDX and Fountain converters.


Scrivener is no longer bundled with a built-in Java Runtime Environment, which was previously used for improved conversion when importing and exporting .docx, .doc and .odt formats. Scrivener now has its own native .docx importer/exporter, so there is no need to include Java. (Users who rely on .doc or .odt formats and cannot use .docx as an alternative can optionally install Java themselves; if Java is installed, Scrivener will use the same converters it used previously for these formats.)


Scrivener no longer uses Contacts or AddressBook to fill out address information in manuscripts – this information can now be added to “Author Information” in the General pane of the Preferences, or can be entered into the manuscript manually.


The scratchpad no longer actively monitors the external scratchpad folder for changes, which was resulting in esoteric crashes for some users. Instead, the scratchpad now refreshes its content whenever the window is brought to the front, and you can force it to refresh its content using a new “reload” button.


Scrivener 3.2 contains over one hundred bug fixes and refinements.


Seller Literature & Latte Ltd
Size 100.6 MB
Category Productivity
Compatibility macOS 10.12 or later, 64-bit processor
Languages English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish
Age Rating Rated 4+
Copyright © Literature & Latte Ltd
Price $69.99

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