When comparing Scrivener 2 vs Final Draft, the Slant community recommends Final Draft for most people. In the question“What is the best playwriting software?” Final Draft is ranked 1st while Scrivener 2 is ranked 4th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Built-in research management tools
Allows keeping all research material and notes of a project, including web links, pdf files, image files, multimedia, etc.
Pro Outline and Corkboard Views
Pro Multiple project templates to choose from
Pro Massively customisable export options
Pro Collabowriter allows two people to work on the same document at the same time
Pro Industry standard
Pro Built-in collaboration tools
Pro Text-to-speech support
Pro Lots of templates
Final Draft comes bundled with over 100 screenplay, teleplay and stageplay example templates.
Pro Available on Windows, OS X and iOS
Final Draft is available on Windows and OS X with companion applications available for the iPad and iPhone.
Con Outdated interface
[not still true with a recent update : october 2015]
Con Companion apps for iOS have to be purchased separately
Con No built-in way of sharing documents
Con Lacks support for AV multi-col templates
Con Dated UI
The OS X and Windows versions of the software cost $249.