File Extension Library

.CONTOUR File Extension

  • Developer by: Mariner Software
  • Category: Misc Files
  • Format: XML

What are .CONTOUR files and how to open them?

Can't open .CONTOUR file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .CONTOUR file.

What is a .CONTOUR file extension?

.CONTOUR file extension is created by Mariner Software. .CONTOUR has been classified as Misc Files. The format of .CONTOUR file is XML.

.CONTOUR is Contour Screenplay File

Movie script created by Contour, a program used to create screenplay outlines; stores written ideas according to the Contour story development philosophy; used for storing the step-by-step screenplay structure of a movie.

CONTOUR files are saved in an XML format. They can also be exported to an .RTF file using the software.

The Contour philosophy defines screenplays from four main questions:

  • Who is your main character?
  • What is he trying to accomplish?
  • Who is trying to stop him?
  • What happens if he fails?
  • The philosophy also moves the main character through four distinct archetypes: orphan (act 1), wanderer (act 2), warrior (act 3), and martyr (act 4).

    List of all softwares that can open the Contour Screenplay File
    Mariner Contour
    Mariner Contour

    How to fix problems with .CONTOUR files

    1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CONTOUR files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CONTOUR file format
    2. You need to check the .CONTOUR file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)