QuarkXPress Alternatives for Linux

    QuarkXPress is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative 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 seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to QuarkXPress are Laidout (Free, Open Source), VivaDesigner (Paid), PageStream (Paid) and Passepartout (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 1, 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. 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.
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      Pagestream is a proprietary desktop publishing program for Linux, Windows, Macintosh, and Amiga. It was originally released under the name Publishing Partner in 1986.
    4. 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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    5. Pagination lets you connect data from any source with custom InDesign layouts, and automatically create beautiful catalogs and price lists.
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    6. BroadVision QuickSilver — one of the most powerful document creation and management tools available — enables businesses to create and publish lengthy, complex documents in virtually any language and any format.
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