Open Source Screenwriting App for Linux Rises from the Dead

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It might sound like the sequel to a film you never knew existed, but after five long years in the wilderness open-source screenwriting software ‘Blyte’ is back from the dead.

Yes, after five long years of no development, the film-making friendly tool has been unexpectedly resurrected like many a film franchise. Now called Trelby the app has a new developer at its helm and a new release ready for download.

Blyte, as it was then known, was open sourced in 2006 after disappointing sales of the commercial application dissuaded the developer from continuing work on it. This gesture, it was hoped at the time, would see the Blyte updated and maintained by the community.

Sadly no-one picked up the coding mantel, and so the application wandered off into the dusty desert of forgotten-about-ware…

Until now.