When comparing Final Draft vs Marked 2, the Slant community recommends Final Draft for most people. In the question“What is the best Mac writing software for novelists?” Final Draft is ranked 6th while Marked 2 is ranked 7th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
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.
Pro Customizable real-time preview
Marked can show formatted text in real time. It can be customized with built-in styles, using your own CSS templates or as a multi-column view. You can easily switch between different style with keyboard shortcuts.
Pro MultiMarkdown & CriticMarkup support
Marked supports advanced functionality of MultiMarkdown as well as CriticMarkup.
Pro Multiple export options
Marked allows exporting to HTML, RTF, PDF.
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.
Con Only for macOS
This program doesn't work with other platforms besides MacOS, so Windows and Linux users will have to look for something else.