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Microsoft Publisher Alternatives for Mac

Microsoft Office Publisher is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Scribus, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Microsoft Office Publisher and 15 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Microsoft Office Publisher are Adobe InDesign, LibreOffice - Draw, Affinity Publisher and Pages.

Microsoft Office Publisher alternatives are mainly Desktop Publishers but may also be Word Processors or Diagram Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Microsoft Office Publisher.
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  1. Scribus icon

    Scribus

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
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    27 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Fill PDF FormsScribus supports forms in PDF files.
    2.  PortableScribus can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think Scribus is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Publisher.
    wyrazik

    Scribus gives full control over the DTP process

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    It is probably more easy to use

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    Adobe InDesign

    • Mac
    • Windows
    44 alternatives to Adobe InDesign 

    Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing software application produced by Adobe Systems.

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    Most users think Adobe InDesign is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Publisher.
    McFood

    It's a lot to learn, but follow a youtube tutorial for the kind of thing you want to make, and you'll be using paragraph and character styles in no time.

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    LibreOffice - Draw

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    89 alternatives to LibreOffice - Draw 

    Draw lets you produce anything from a quick sketch to a complex plan, and gives you the means to communicate with graphics and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is a an excellent package for producing technical drawings, general posters, and much else.

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    1.  PortableLibreOffice - Draw can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Support for LayersLibreOffice - Draw supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
    3.  LightweightLibreOffice - Draw consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Auto LayoutLibreOffice - Draw supports layouts that dynamically grow and adapt to the size of its contents.
    5.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsLibreOffice - Draw can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    6.  Import CSV DataLibreOffice - Draw can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
    7.  Works OfflineLibreOffice - Draw can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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    Affinity Publisher

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPad
    24 alternatives to Affinity Publisher 

    From the earliest days of visualizing the Affinity range, we planned an unrivaled trio of sleek, modern apps tailored to work with the latest technology – ultra-fast, with stunning power and completely stripped of bloat.

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    Pages

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    80 alternatives to Pages 

    Pages is a powerful word processor that lets you create stunning documents, and comes included with most Apple devices. And with real-time collaboration, your team can work together from anywhere, whether they’re on Mac, iPad, iPhone, or using a PC.

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    1.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Pages simultaneously.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Most users think Pages is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Publisher.
    Guest

    Because nowadays is free and it has lots of similar features to Publisher!

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    Swift Publisher

    42 alternatives to 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...

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    1.  Support for LayersSwift Publisher supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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    QuarkXPress

    • Mac
    • Windows
    21 alternatives to 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.

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    PrintMaster

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    • Windows
    3 alternatives to PrintMaster 

    Plan, create and share amazing custom-tailored designs with PrintMaster. Whether you are capturing a memory or adding a splash of creativity to your life, PrintMaster has everything you need and more. From greeting cards, to invitations and party supplies, to scrapbooks and...

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    Most users think PrintMaster is a great alternative to Microsoft Office Publisher.
    Guest

    Similar to Office Publisher.

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    Guest

    It was the only one provides all the things I'm looking for

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    RagTime

    • Mac
    • Windows
    17 alternatives to 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.

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    VivaDesigner

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    41 alternatives to 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...

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