SAN FRANCISCO -- Mariner Softwareis upcoming screenwriting software Montage has reached Beta and will ship in March, the company said at this weekis Macworld Conference & Expo. Features found in the application include a live script outline and a view of the characters, locations, tasks and research. Templates that automatically format to film, TV, radio and theater standards are also available.
With its Smart View, Montage can visually filter a script based on certain criteria, and when the work is done, it includes tools for creating, submitting and tracking query letters, script synopses and submissions.
Mariner will make this Beta available to the public later this month. The company didnit say when the final version of Montage will ship, but it did reveal that pricing will be US$149.95 and Mac OS X v10.3 will be required.