Adobe InDesign Alternatives for Mac

Popular Alternatives to Adobe InDesign for Mac. Explore 13 Mac apps like Adobe InDesign, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing software application produced by Adobe Systems.. If your looking for more info about Adobe InDesign like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 7/10/2017 2:25:00 PM

Alternatives to Adobe InDesign for Mac with any license

  • Scribus

    Scribus is a desktop publishing (DTP) application. Scribus is designed for flexible layout and typesetting, and the ability to prepare files for professional quality image setting equipment. It can also create animated and interactive PDF presentations and forms. Example uses include writing small newspapers, brochures, newsletters, posters and books.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com ... Haiku

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    • absolute pain in the $$$ to work with. lacks basic functionality like showing up the font you select in the actual page Guest • Oct 2017 • 8 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Full features. Good for commercial print jobs. Guest • Mar 2017 • 8 agrees and 8 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • QuarkXPress

    Computer application for creating and editing complex page layouts in a WYSIWYG environment. It runs on Mac OS X and Windows. It was first released by Quark, Inc. in 1987 and is still owned and published by them. The most recent version is QuarkXPress 8 and it allows publishing in English ("International and U.S."[1]) and 36 other languages, including Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X Windows

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    • Innovative features, like make PDF editable, create HTML5, as many apps as I want etc. And I can buy a license which I keep. At $185 for an upgrade. Plus it is fast, launches within 6 seconds. Guest • Jul 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • 2 generations ahead of InDesign and available as a permanent purchase with no subscription. Converts all types of PDF files to native objects and outputs HTML5 and iOS apps in addition to industry-standard PDF for print. martinturnerJul 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Quark still is the most intuitive and powerful application for layout and design. InDesign is almost as good but having used Quark since 1.1 I can say it is still (very expensive) but the best. phillipsalfNov 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • VivaDesigner

    This economically priced high end DTP program is extremely powerful and still very easy to use. With its innovative concepts, you can decisively improve your working processes and document management. With VivaDesigner, all collaborations between end customers, corporations and their employees as well as agencies, service providers, printers and editors can be simplified and dramatically improved.

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Linux

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    • It has 95-99% of all the features of InDesigner, can read and write Adobe InDesign files based on IDML and is the only app that is also available for the browser without any installation for the client. And last but not least you can buy or rent it and there is even a free version! Guest • Apr 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • iStudio Publisher

    iStudio Publisher, the new page layout and design application for Mac OS X has arrived. Produce professional looking magazines, brochures, adverts, reports, newsletters, greetings cards and many other types of publications without having to learn overcomplicated design applications. iStudio Publisher has a simple and intuitive user interface that has everything in easy reach allowing you to spend more time on your design work, and less trying to find those elusive features.

    Commercial Mac OS X

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  • Swift Publisher

    Swift Publisher is an easy-to-use page layout and desktop publishing app for Mac. This software provides all you need for creating impressive and professional-looking documents such as flyers, brochures, catalogs, magazines, booklets, newsletters, calendars, posters, menus, cards, Facebook and Twitter covers and many more.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • MultiAd Creator

    MultiAd® Creator Professional version is the software for skilled layout artists. It combines premium page-layout capabilities with drawing, illustration and image manipulation tools. Newspaper production groups, agency creative departments, marketing- communication groups and professional designers are typical users of this application.

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows

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  • RagTime

    RagTime is both a traditional Office and DTP layout application. Like an office application, RagTime contains a powerful word processor, a sophisticated spreadsheet, and a tool for slide shows. It supports picture handling and creates business graphics. In addition, it offers CMYK separation, color management, support for spot colors, frame-based layout, PDF export and tabular composition.

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows

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    • Because we use it everyday for office applications. We know more functions than any software used on occasional base. It is very powerfull stable software. The piont we are missing is more basic templates. Guest • Nov 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Project ROME

    Project ROME is an all-in-one content creation and publishing application that lets virtually anyone at work, home or school inject the power of graphics, photos, text, video, audio and animation into everyday projects. From printed materials and presentations to digital documents and websites, you can go from start to finish within the simple, creative Project ROME environment.

    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Web Adobe AIR

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    • Discontinued The commercial version of Project ROME will remain free to the public via Adobe Labs. No additional Project ROME software updates are planned.
  • 365Layouts.com

    365Layouts.com is an alternative to complex design programs like Adobe InDesign and Microsoft Publisher. It can be used to create brochures, flyers, newsletters, business cards, posters, magazines and presentations. Built on web standards such as HTML5 and JavaScript, 365layouts is supported in all modern web browsers including Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari . Features: - Nothing to install: Say goodbye to the hassle of using desktop layout and design software.

    Free Mac OS X Windows Web Chrome OS

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  • pagination.com

    Pagination lets you connect data from any source with custom InDesign layouts, and automatically create beautiful catalogs and price lists. You can create within seconds, documents in PDF and InDesign from any kind of data source, such as Excel, CSV, MySQL, XML, or exports from corporate databases.

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Linux Web

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