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Scribus is a well-known open-source DTP application. When considering its features it is often being compared to the most popular commercial software packages like Adobe PageMaker, QuarkXPress and Adobe InDesign.

Scribus screen

Program’s main goal is to provide flexible layout and typesetting together with ability to prepare files for professional quality image setting equipment. Some of its features include:

Text can be imported from OpenDocument, RTF, Microsoft Word .doc and HTML documents. Scribus file format is XML-based and fully documented.

Scribus is available for wide range of operating systems: Linux/Unix, Windows, Mac OS X, OS/2 and has been translated to 27 different languages. Publicly known usage of the program covers writing magazines, brochures, newsletters, posters and books. Application is also well known for its very helpful user community.

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