Microsoft Office Publisher Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Microsoft Office Publisher for Windows, Mac, Linux, Web, iPhone and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Microsoft Office Publisher.

Part of the Microsoft Office Suite, Publisher helps you create, personalize, and share a wide range of publications and marketing materials in-house. If your looking for more info about Microsoft Office Publisher 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: 7/16/2018 11:33:00 AM

Alternatives to Microsoft Office Publisher for all platforms 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.

    • Scribus gives full control over the DTP process wyrazikNov 2016 • 4 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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

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  • Adobe InDesign

    Design professional layouts for print and digital publishing. Adobe InDesign breaks down the barriers between online and offline publishing. Create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Pages

    Create gorgeous documents in minutes with the Pages for Mac word processor — featuring a stunning design, writing tools, and performance.

    • Because nowadays is free and it has lots of similar features to Publisher! Guest • Apr 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Mac Web iPhone iPad

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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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  • 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 Windows

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  • Affinity Publisher

    From the earliest days of visualising the Affinity range, we planned an unrivalled trio of sleek, modern apps tailored to work with the latest technology – ultra-fast, with stunning power and completely stripped of bloat. The final step towards realising that ambition will come with the launch of Affinity Publisher.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

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  • Lucidpress

    Lucidpress is a web-based design and layout application that enables anyone to create beautiful print and digital documents. PERFECT FOR PRINT: We've eliminated the frustration of traditional layout tools -- easily create flyers, brochures, newsletters, magazines, and photobooks. DYNAMIC FOR DIGITAL: Quickly create digital documents for viewing on a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

    • It's much more modern than Publisher. Love it for my small business! Guest • Jun 2015 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Web

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  • Serif Pageplus

    PagePlus is the easy to use, all-in-one solution for professional desktop publishing, creative design, full PDF editing and quality print work. The intuitive interface and high-end output makes it the ideal choice for anyone from home users to small businesses.

    • Discontinued Serif will not release another major version of any of our ‘Plus’ range applications. They will however continue to be available for the foreseeable future. https://community.serif.com/forum/other%20products/74586/affinity-is-coming-to-windows

    Freemium Windows

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  • PrintMaster

    Make your own photo greeting cards, menus, invitations, labels, scrapbook pages, family trees, brochures, business cards, newsletters, letterhead, and more. PrintMaster Software for PC and Mac.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Layup

    Layup is your technical partner, and preferred tool, while creating unique experiences on the web. Web design is now in the hands of the designer. Creatives are free to be independant from developers, with a new design tool, new advanced features and a sophisticated HTML5 output straight to your chosen domain. Tell unique stories in any format online and be digital first.

    Free Personal Web

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  • 365Layouts.com

    365Layouts is building an online drag and drop design platform to help small business owners create advertising materials with our free design templates. Features: - Nothing to install: Say goodbye to the hassle of using desktop layout and design software. - Perfect for Print: 365Layouts offers a large library of templates for designing print content. - Drag and drop: Our easy-to-use page layout and design software makes every aspect of the design process more intuitive.

    Free Mac Windows Web Chrome OS

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  • Adobe FrameMaker

    A desktop publishing (DTP) and word processing application that is popular for large documents. Adobe FrameMaker software is a complete solution for authoring, enriching, managing, and publishing technical documentation. Author with best-in-class XML/DITA and DTD support. Manage content using out-of-the-box integration with leading content management systems and Dropbox. Collaborate with PDF-based reviews, even on mobile devices.

    Commercial 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 Windows

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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 Windows Linux Web

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  • 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 Windows Linux

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  • Corel Ventura

    Corel Ventura is found primarily in business publishing and excels at long document publishing. XML Import, Publish to PDF, Table Tags, Prepress/Preflight options, and Bitmap effects were some of the enhancements to the software.

    • Discontinued http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corel_Ventura

    Commercial Windows

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  • Webworks ePublisher

    With over 20 years serving the technical communications industry, WebWorks ePublisher is the ultimate tried and true publishing solution for technical communicators. It is important to us that the value of what you do is not lost when delivering the content you create. Because of this, WebWorks puts more into the development of content delivery than any other competitor, by a wide margin.

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • GrafX Creative Studio

    With Grafx Creative Studio, you can create professional business cards, brochures, letterhead, folders, logo designs, portfolio, small animations and much more. Grafx Creative Studio includes pre-designed shapes that are easy to use and offers a wide variety of shapes, colors and styles. You can create funny animations with shapes that move around the screen and save them as small videos.

    Commercial Windows

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  • imPRESSion

    imPRESSion and imPRESSion Lite are affordable desktop publishing applications that combine powerful vector graphics drawing with a range of text handling functions.

    Commercial Windows

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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.

    • Discontinued Website does not link to product. No mention of it, seems to be discontinued.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • SpringPublisher

    SpringPublisher is a professional and easy to use desktop publishing software. With its included various templates and online template store, powerful multi-layer editor, detailed help-files, SpringPublisher enables you to design and print Business Card, Flyer, Postcard, Letterhead and other artworks within a few minutes. Features: 1. Enables you to add images, texts, vector shapes, logos and arrange them as you like; 2. Provides various image effect: shadows, opacity, rotation, etc. 3.

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    Free Personal Windows

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  • Passepartout

    Passepartout is a desktop publishing system that is based on the idea of automatic typesetting of streams of XML based text documents.The project was started back in 2002 to facilitate a particular task — creating a newspaper. These days the project is somewhat dormant.

    • Discontinued The last update was released on August 5th, 2007.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Laidout

    Laidout is desktop publishing software, particularly for multipage, cut and folded booklets, with page sizes that don't even have to be rectangular. The whole page view can be rotated to any angle. Warping is implemented. Laidout exports to Postscript, PDF, PNG, SVG, SLA (Scribus, images and groups only) and PP (Passepartout, images and groups only).

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • PageFocus Draw

    This is an easy-to-use, and yet powerful desktop publishing program. It contains a broad range of tools for meeting your publishing requirements. Use it for creative drawing, document, newsletter, brochure, flyer, and ID card. Design and print your labels, business cards, greeting cards, envelop, letterhead etc. with great ease. It works seamlessly with the open source program, Ghostscript (http://www.ghostscript.com ), to import and export (generate) PDF files.

    Commercial Windows

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