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1 Definition

Celtx is a free “all-in-one media pre-production software. It has everything you need to take your story from concept to production. Celtx replaces 'paper, pen & binder' pre-production with a digital approach that's more complete, simpler to work with, and easier to share.” (home page, retrieved 10:05, 30 January 2009 (UTC)).

2 The toolset

Celtx includes:

  • Writing tools, including specialized editors for writing Screenplay, Stageplay, AV scripts, Audio Play, Comic Book, Plain Text. You also can create your own template and translate from one to another.
  • Pre-visualisation tools
  • Organisation tools
  • Collaboration tools
  • Publishing tools

Celtx runs on Win, Mac OSX and Linux (!). Translations exist for many langauges.

3 In education

Tools like Celtx can be used to plan pedagogical scenarios, i.e. it can be repurposed as an learning design tool, in particular if you create educationa-spécific templates.

4 Links