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Posted by Dr Andus
Jul 7, 2012 at 01:47 PM

 

Alexander Deliyannis wrote:
>Not inexplicable at all. Scrivener is targeted to writers and all
>its features are focused around that goal. It is not a general content organiser.

I agree with Alexander. Scrivener is a unique and specialist writing tool first and foremost. I wouldn’t recommend it (at least the Win version) as a general database for content and files. I tried to use it for that and found that 1) I had hard time finding stuff (even text) once hierarchy grew too large and complex; 2) even managing images was a hassle (for example resized images kept changing their size); and it slowed down once there was a lot of data (e.g. file backup took too long every time I closed the application). In fact this experience was what made me switch to a wiki solution (but you said you don’t want to use markup).