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Yosemite Updates

Yosemite is nearly upon us – the rumour is that Apple will release OS X 10.10 today, announcing it at their iPad event. Yosemite is a major upgrade to OS X, introducing a number of significant UI changes. (Sadly, it is not without its share of bugs at this stage.) Accordingly, we have just released […]

The Vapour Trail of Scrivener for iOS

We’re over halfway through 2014, so I wanted to give our users a quick update on the progress of the iOS version of Scrivener. We receive emails and forum posts daily asking how it is coming along, and because of how long it seems to have been in development, we’ve even had users assume that […]

An Update on the iOS Version of Scrivener

Given the number of tweets and messages we get enquiring after the progress of our iOS version (thank you everyone for your enthusiasm!), I wanted to give everyone a quick update, since there have been some important developments recently. As many of you know, development started on Scrivener for iPad and iPhone early in 2012, […]

Scrivener Temporarily Withdrawn from MAS – UPDATE: Scrivener is available again

UPDATE 20/03/13: Scrivener is now back up for sale on the Mac App Store, and runs fine on 10.6.8. Thanks to all our Mac App Store users who have been very understanding about the issues we faced. – ORIGINAL POST – Scrivener has been temporarily removed from sale on the Mac App Store. We are […]

Scrivener on Mac App Store Running on 10.6 – UPDATE: Scrivener runs fine on 10.6.8 on the MAS again

UPDATE 20/03/13: Scrivener is now back up for sale on the Mac App Store, and is once more running fine on 10.6.8. Thanks to all our Mac App Store users who have been very understanding about the issues we faced. – ORIGINAL POST – If you’re one of our Mac App Store users running OS […]

Scrivener 2.3 and the Mac App Store – Why the Delay?

UPDATE: Scrivener 2.3.1 is now available on the Mac App Store. We resolved the issues mentioned below and our icon designer worked overtime to get the new, larger icon ready, and Apple hurried 2.3.1 through the review process within a few hours of submitting the updated version. Fingers crossed our App Store users won’t have […]

Scrivener for iOS: An Update (There’s a Long Road Ahead Yet)

Given that we’re receiving emails, tweets and forum postings daily asking when the iPad and iPhone versions of Scrivener will be released, I thought it only polite to give everyone a quick update on where things stand. (For those of you who prefer brevity, the content of this post can be summarised thus: Not for […]

The Mac Monochrome Trend – A Plea For Keeping Things Colourful

On Twitter today, someone posted some mock-up screenshots of their ideas for improving Scrivener’s interface: http://dribbble.com/joostvanderree/projects/42516-Scrivener-UI-concept (In his own words: “Based on the Scrivener. It’s an app with great functionality for storytellers. UI could be improved in my opinion. This is my approach.”) Everyone has their own opinion about this or that UI, because visual […]

iBooks Author and Scrivener for Mac

Just a few quick notes on iBooks Author, as understandably we’re already receiving questions about the best way of going from Scrivener to Apple’s new e-book publishing tool. To answer the most obvious question first, I’m afraid it won’t be possible to provide a direct export to iBooks Author, as the .iba format is proprietary […]

Scrivener for iPad and iPhone in Development

We’ve been dropping hints for a while, but can finally make an official announcement: Scrivener for iOS is now in development. I’ve said all along that I wouldn’t develop an iOS version myself, any more than I would have tried to code the Windows version myself – with such a small team, I think it’s […]