Scribus - Free Desktop Publishing Software

September 18, 2009

Scribus is an open source Free DTP software in the same league as Adobe Pagemaker. Scribus is the ideal free page layout program for business, education, and small- and home-office professionals who want to create high-quality publications such as brochures and newsletters.

Some of the notable features of Scribus are as follows :

  • Support for professional publishing features such as CMYK color, separations and spot colors.
  • ICC color management.
  • Versatile PDF creation.
  • Embed PDF documents.
  • Available at an unbeatable price - Free.
I had covered Scribus a few years back. Now Natan Willis has written an article describing in detail the Scribus interface. He also dwells on how to create labels of your exact specifications using Scribus.