Pretend, from script to screen.

All-in-one Screenwriting and Video Editing.

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All the tools to develop your Story.


Write or import your screenplay inside of Pretend's automated Screenplay Editor.

Shot Lining

Line your shots directly onto your script to start planning for production.

Story Groups

Story Groups create folders for your different scenes and shots so you can stay organized.

Video Editing

Import your footage and edit your videos using Pretend's multiple editing tools.

Text & Titles

Easily add text and titles to your videos. You can also animate them using keyframes!

Audio Control

Adjust the volume of any audio track and easily add fades using keyframes.

Aspect Ratio

Export your video in landscape or portait mode using the aspect ratio of your choice.


Apply different types of transitions between your video clips to add style to your videos.

4k Video

Pretend lets you color and edit footage in 4K resolution.

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- Tanna Fiore,

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- Greg Kirsh,
Film Student

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- Allen Edwards,


Want to learn more about Pretend?

Whether you learn better by watching or reading, we have you covered.

Youtube Tutorials

A variety of videos ranging from installation and overviews to quick looks and how-to's.

Pretend User Guide

A complete review of all Pretend's tools and functions, arranged in sections.