RSS Feed

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

Newsletter

Subscribe to either one of our two newsletters for regular updates and information

Downloads newsletter

This is a weekly newsletter with download news, updates and other information

This is a monthly newsletter with software store information, offers and deals

Scribus 1.4.6

Create newsletters, brochures, greetings cards, CD covers and more with this full-featured desktop publishing package

by Mike Williams

Our Rating:
Your Rating:
Login to rate
Based on 1 ratings
License: Open Source
Operating Systems: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 8, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows XP
Requirements:
Languages: English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Basque, Breton, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukranian, Welsh
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 12 January 2016
Watchlist: Add download to my watchlist
Downloads To Date: 5960
Developer: Scribus Team
RSS News Feed: http://www.scribus.net/?q=taxonomy/term/25/feed
Back up your data with Acronis True Image 2016 with a 1-PC LIFETIME license, only $29.99, saving 40%, from store.downloadcrew.com
Scribus 1.4.6
Create newsletters, brochures, greetings cards, CD covers and more

Scribus is an open-source desktop publishing tool that's packed with all the layout features you need.

Excellent import features get you started by helping you utilise the content you already have. So, for instance, the program can import PDF documents, OpenOffice Draw, EPS, SVG, PSD and other files.

You can then work on your project, adding frames and tables, inserting images, using vector drawing tools or exploring the many font effects. Colour control includes CMYK and RGB support, spot colours, and ICC colour management.

And when you're finished, your document can be saved as a PDF, EPS or SVG file, as an image, and more.

Scribus takes a different approach to some of the other desktop publishing packages around, so you shouldn't expect to be productive with the program right away: it'll take time before you've learned the basics and feel at home. There is plenty of documentation available, though, so be sure to visit the support site if you need any help.

Version 1.4.6 changes (see changelog):

- TBC

Verdict:

Complex, and with a few quirks, but full of interesting and powerful publishing features

Your Comments & Opinion
 
Related Download Articles
 
calibre

calibre 2.65.1 (64-bit)

Open Source

Manage, view, convert, sync and remotely access your e-books with this all-in-one management tool

Sumatra PDF Portable

SumatraPDF Portable 3.1.2

Freeware

Lightweight portable PDF reader that doesn’t compromise on features

Scribus Portable

Scribus Portable 1.4.6

Freeware

Create newsletters, brochures, greetings cards, CD covers and more with this full-featured desktop publishing package

DocuFreezer

DocuFreezer 1.5

Free, for personal-use only

Batch convert documents to PDF, PNG, TIF or JPG

Other Download Articles From This Category
Inker for Chrome

Inker 0.10.17 for Chrome

Freeware

A quick and easy vector editor for Chrome

Pixia

Pixia 6.02z

Freeware

A quirky but feature-packed paint tool

FontCreator

FontCreator 10.0.0.2125

Trial Software

View and edit existing fonts or design new fonts from scratch with this powerful tool

TOWeb Free Edition

TOWeb 6.14 Free Edition

Free, for personal-use only

An easy wizard-based tool for building small websites

From Softwarecrew

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

Our Price: $1151.92
RRP: $1439.90
Saving 20%
Buy Now
 

Spotlight: Free Full Software

Spektrel Art 1.0.0

Free Full Commercial Software

Spektrel Art is a stand-alone program and Photoshop plugin which transforms digital photos into "magical art that glimmers and gleams with intersecting lines of tapered light".

What does that mean? Essentially it applies a configurable mix of effects, enhancing edges, smoothing backgrounds and emphasizing colours. Take a look at the thumbnail for one example, and the official product page has more.

Spektral Art works much like any similar tool. Open an image, click one of the thumbnails to apply a particular preset, or click a few buttons and drag some sliders to fine-tune the results.

There's surprising scope for variation, too. For example, just switching from the "Light" to "Dark" theme can transform a bright and friendly image into something dark and sinister, at least in some cases (results vary depending on the source image).

Please note, the demo version doesn't allow images to be saved.

SPECIAL OFFER: as we write, the developer is offering Spektral Art for free. The offer expires August 29th. Please note that you must provide your name, address and phone number to receive your free license.

[...]
Value:
Free
Rating: