Installing Celtx

celtxCeltx can be installed on Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.  This article describes the installation process for Mac OSX.

Getting Started

Initially you will need to setup an online account with Celtx.  This will allow you to start script writing using the 

  1. Start by browsing to
  2. If you haven't already, click on Start Now to create a new free user account.
  3. You will need to verify your login details by replying to an email.
  4. Now login with your credentials.
  5. You will be invited to have a free 15 day trial.
  6. You can leave the friend's email addresses field blank.
  7. Click on Start using Celtx.



Now that you have a user account with, you can login and download the free desktop version of Celtx.

  1. Browse to
  2. Click Sign In and enter your credentials.
  3. Click Desktop on the top toolbar.
  4. Scroll down to the Classic Desktop Software section.
  5. Click Download Celtx - Free.
  6. Double-click the downloaded .dmg file (Celtx-2.9.7.dmg at the time of writing this article).
  7. Drag the Celtx icon to your Applications folder.


Running Celtx

You can now use Celtx solely on your desktop.  Alternatively you can access any work that you have created at

  1. Start the Celtx Application.
  2. On the Welcome Screen choose Open from Celtx, to access you online scripts.
  3. Enter your email and password.


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