Index Card 4

A corkboard writing app that helps you craft your story on iPad.

4.5 stars on App Store

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Index Card is a corkboard writing app for iPad that makes it easy to capture, organize, and compile your ideas. Whether you are an author, screenwriter, or academic researcher, Index Card can help you become a more efficient, organized writer. Download Index Card and discover why thousands of iPad owners are already using it.

Shiny & New

Index Card 4 has been completely redesigned, with a new interface for iOS 8 and over 30 new features.


Add images from your camera or Photos album

Storyboard Mode

Organize your story with thumbnail images

Format Text

Use bold, italic, or underline

Export Options

Scrivener, OPML, PDF document
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New UI

Designed for iOS 8
Improved editing screen

Aural Pleasure

(aka sound effects)


I love your program!!!! Great for screenwriting.

Jesse Alexander, Emmy-winning Co-Executive Producer, LOST

A fabulous app that helps me create and organize my business keynote speeches.

Micah Solomon, #1 Best-selling Author

Love your app. I am using it now to structure my new feature script.

Måns Mårlind, Writer / Director, Underworld Awakening

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Get Started Quickly
  • Capture your ideas and store notes as they come to you
  • Organize the flow of your project using a familiar corkboard interface
  • Assign color labels to flag scenes, characters, or status
Create & Edit Your Story
  • Write and edit using the onscreen keyboard or an iPad compatible external keyboard
  • Use the extended keyboard to quickly enter punctuation, symbols, and navigate text
  • Index Card automatically saves your work as you make edits
  • Changes are reflected every time you export
Made for Touch
  • Touch and drag a card to reorder
  • Tap a card to open it for editing
  • Swipe the editing screen to navigate through your project, one card at a time
  • Scroll the card list to browse your entire project
Flexible & Powerful
  • Develop multiple separate projects
  • Edit card title, synopsis, notes, text, color label and more…
  • View in corkboard, outline, or column mode (great for breaking acts)
  • Select background, font style, and font size to display
  • Track card, word, and character counts
  • Enable the Long Text field for extended writing
Share Your Work
  • Export as RTF or Plain Text, readable by most word processors
  • Share .indexcard files with other Index Card iPad or iPhone users
  • Copy projects to Dropbox, or directly to your Mac or PC using iTunes File Sharing
  • Email projects without leaving the app
  • Sync with Scrivener Mac OS X writing app (card title, synopsis, long text, sort order)
  • Present on an external HDMI display using your iPad 2 and the Apple Digital AV Adapter
  • Print from your iPad using an AirPrint enable printer


Best App for Index Card Writers

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Index Card is “Superb” for Screenwriters

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Invaluable to writers.


Join Emmy winners, Golden Globe winners, and best-selling authors.

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Index Card for iPhone

Index Card is also available as an iPhone app. So you can create and share projects on your iPhone.
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Scrivener for Mac OS X

Index Card can sync projects with the Scrivener Mac OS X app. So you can create and share projects on your Mac.
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