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Story Architect (STARC)

STARC - A smooth yet powerful screenwriting experience for devoted authors. With only wanted features and simple workflow it runs faster than all your previous apps combined.

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  1. What makes Story Architect (STARC) unique?

    What makes Story Architect unique is tools inside the app. It allows you to work on unlimited amount of episodes within one project as well as to include various types of text in the project (e.g. screenplay, plain text, audio drama, etc.). You can also store a pack of drafts and all the additional material in one place. There's no second app where you can build maps and profiles of relationships, locations and worlds so smoothly and with so many details. Once you run out of ideas or just need some help, AI-assistant is here to serve you, too. Not to mention, all of this is supported in 30+ languages (and this number is constantly getting bigger).

  2. Why should a person choose Story Architect (STARC) over its competitors?

    Story Architect is the only screenwriting software hat offers this many features for granted. Our FREE version includes special formatting for 5 types of narration, basic profile of characters, locations and worlds, statistics module and cover generator. More tools open up when buying PRO & CLOUD license with prices lower than in any other writing tool with this amount of features (including AI-assistant, cards module, etc.). And each of these versions has a free trial period so that you learn exactly what tool kit you need.

  3. How would you describe your primary audience?

    An average user of Story Architect is an aspiring writer of any age and nationality. STARC supports X languages and its user-friendly interface makes the journey absolutely intuitive and smooth. We work with students learning filmmaking and professors teaching it — and have a special discount for them. We also create a convenient working environment for studios and big production companies — and have a unique subscription plan for them with management tools included. Story Architect is handy for both beginners and professionals as you can choose the amount of necessary tools yourself and customize the whole working flow.

  4. Which are the primary technologies used for building your product?

    Story Architect is built using C++, Qt, Flutter & Web Sockets

  5. What's the story behind Story Architect (STARC)?

    In 2013, programmer Dimka Novikov received a proposal to create film shoot planning software, sparking the idea for Kit Scenarist. By 2014, the first version was launched, capable of formatting scripts to international standards. English localizations arrived in 2016, marking the start of Kit Scenarist's global journey. In 2018, attempts to monetize through crowdfunding failed, also revealing architectural limitations.

    In 2019, Dimka returned with a plan for a new software, leading to the birth of the Story Architect (or simply STARC). Released in 2021, STARC integrated six years of Kit Scenarist experience with significant technical improvements. By 2023, Kit Scenarist support ceased, and users transitioned to STARC. Today, STARC is a full-fledged program for authors, offering various subscription levels with advanced features.

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  • Story Architect (STARC) Themes
    For those (like me) who use story architect for their screenwriting (a link), I have made some themes (inspired by some obsidian themes), as the basic theme is a bit boring. To use them, go into 'application settings', and then 'custom' for the user interface, then paste in the code. Source: 12 months ago
  • Arc Studio Pro Vs. Final Draft for writing episodic content with seasons/ TV series.
    You also can try our application Story Architect, it's like a Scrivener meets Final Draft. You can organize series project with it and collect all things related to the project inside one place. Source: about 1 year ago
  • What’s the “Final Draft” of Comic Script Software ?
    If you want a basic software that'll get the job done you can try story architect or Starc. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Hi I have a finished horror script
    Highly suggest using a proper screenwriting program. There are plenty out there, some of which are also free - https://starc.app/, and some that have free options like https://www.arcstudiopro.com/ or https://www.fadeinpro.com/ (my personal favourite so far). Source: about 1 year ago
  • Looking for Screenwriting App with this feature
    Try Story Architect app. The main app concept in a middle between Scrivener and Final Draft. It allows you to organize script structure in a hierarchical way, and cards can reflect this hierarchy (like this). Source: over 1 year ago
  • Anybody else have too many ideas and projects to write? How do you deal with it?
    I havent chosen a screenwriting and world-building software yet, all my random notes are still in my Samsung Notes app on my Samsung Tab S6. The software I'm currently comparing is WriterSolo, WriterDuet, FadeIn, Final Draft, Scrivener (https://www.literatureandlatte.com/store/scrivener?tab=Windows), Story Architect (https://starc.app) and Storyist. Most or all of these export and import FD format so you dont have... Source: over 1 year ago
  • Writing Pipeline Tools
    Hey! Give a try to the Story Architect software which was created by me. Starc allows you to store all data about your project(s) in one place: logline, cover, text notes, characters/locations descriptions/relations, screenplay (or multiple scripts if you work with a series) and of course folders, for structuring your data hierarchically. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Timeline view of script like the outline editor in Final Draft
    Hello, my friend! You can check out Story Architect software (which is developed by me). Starc has a screenplay timeline at the right of your script, which is more useful (since it also play a role of the content scrollbar). It shows you color codes of your scenes, bookmarks, approx time of your script and even duration of the part of the script which is currently shown on your screen. Here you can find reference... Source: over 1 year ago
  • Is there a Campfire Write app alternative for screenwriters?
    Hi! I'm creator of the Story Architect application. It is great for organizing all project's data and working on screenplays, comic books, plays and audio drama (novels planned too). But not sure what you mean by community tools, if you talk about option to collaborate with your teammates, Starc has option for it, but if you talk about something else, please let me know. We'll like to bring more community-tools to... Source: over 1 year ago
  • Filter beats by character in Final Draft?
    Hi! You can try out software named Story Architect. It allows you to filter index cards by text or tags, so you can just ask it to filter cards via character name. It acts not entirely a way you want (to place all filtered cards in a row), but it is also handy to use. Here you can find a screenshot with example of how filtering looks like. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Screenwriting Software?
    I recommend you Story Architect. It's still in beta, but it's the better screenwriting software I ever used. https://starc.app/. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Fountain editor for Windows.
    I hear a lot of writers here ask about fountain editor for Windows, and decided to add ability to edit fountain files in the Story Architect app. And yesterday we pushed a new release of the Starc which now can be used as a fountain files editor. Since the app is cross-platform, you can use it not only on Windows, but also on Mac and Linux. Source: almost 2 years ago

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