Scribus is a very advisable option for those graphic designers and publishers that are looking for an alternative to programs like Adobe PageMaker, Adobe InDesign and QuarkXPress. It is an open source software application conceived for self-publishing that offers many possibilities to publish magazines and books through the computer.
Open source desktop publishing on your Mac
If you want to create your own documents, whether leaflets, brochures, newspapers or magazines, Scribus offers you a vast amount of possibilities. We will be able to design our documents and prepare them to be printed with professional printers with great flexibility and ease.
It has full support for the main graphic formats, as well as for the CMYK color system and has a great amount of options to create PDF files. Furthermore, it allows you to export the documents to EPS (Encapsulated PostScript) format as well as various other graphic formats, and import texts in RTF, Microsoft Word (.doc and .docx) and HTML.
This free software offers great possibilities and options that will allow us to become our own editor and design our own documents with great ease.