Open Source QuarkXPress Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to QuarkXPress is Scribus, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to QuarkXPress and three of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to QuarkXPress are Laidout (Free, Open Source) and Passepartout (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 23, 2021

    1. 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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      Almost everyone thinks Scribus is a great alternative to QuarkXPress.
    2. 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.

    3. 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.


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

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