Release Date 2019-03-03
Developer The Scribus Team
Publisher The Scribus Team

Scribus is designed for layout, typesetting, and preparation of files for professional-quality image-setting equipment. It can also create animated and interactive PDF presentations and forms. Example uses include writing newspapers, brochures, newsletters, posters, and books.


Scribus supports most major bitmap formats, including TIFF, JPEG, and Adobe Photoshop. Vector drawings can be imported or directly opened for editing. The long list of supported formats includes Encapsulated PostScript, SVG, Adobe Illustrator, and Xfig. Professional type/image-setting features include CMYK colors and ICC color management. It has a built-in scripting engine using Python (actual 2.7.13 in 1.5.4). It is available in 60 languages.

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Desktop Publishing, Page Layout Editor, Raster Graphics Editor, Text Editor, Vector Graphics Editor


2D, Colouring, Creative, Lettering, Page Layout, Precise Measurements, Prepress, Toning, Typography

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