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Systems to run Scribus on a budget.

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Release Date 2019-03-03
Developer The Scribus Team
Publisher The Scribus Team
Pricing Model Open Source
Platforms Linux, Mac OS X, Windows
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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.

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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.

Genres

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

Tags

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

Pricing and Current Offers

Compatible Systems

The following Systems meet the minimal system requirements set by Scribus's developers. So it should run, but you might experience slowdowns when working with larger, heavier files.

Matches are sorted by price, so if what you see doesn't match your expectations and you can afford to pay more, feel free to move on to the next page.

Showing 19-24 of 39 items.
Acer Aspire TC Desktop PC (TC-390-UA92)

Acer Aspire TC Desktop PC (TC-390-UA92)

ranked #6 among Stationary Computers priced under $1425

As far as affordable computers go, this desktop PC is a compelling choice for homework, enjoying the web and more.

The maintenance process is not w

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus80th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Multitasker
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck73th percentile
Versatility51th percentile
Power62th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability22th percentile

Specs

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G

GPU

AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 Graphics

Memory

12 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader, DVD, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$799.
Acer Aspire 7 15-inch Gaming Laptop (A715-75G-71RD)

Acer Aspire 7 15-inch Gaming Laptop (A715-75G-71RD)

ranked #3 among Laptops priced over $900

This laptop combines a few attractive features while achieving a relatively reasonable price. If you're looking for a laptop capable of handling advan

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Serious Music Producer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck90th percentile
Versatility98th percentile
Power88th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability64th percentile
Battery Autonomy2th percentile

Specs

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i7-10750H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

HP Pavilion Desktop (TP01-1009)

HP Pavilion Desktop (TP01-1009)

ranked #2 among Stationary Computers priced under $1425

This cost-effective computer is a compelling solution if you've been looking to dedicate some space at home for a workstation.

A few creative desig

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck87th percentile
Versatility26th percentile
Power71th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability29th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$849.
HP ENVY x360 13-inch Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop (13-ay0007ca)

HP ENVY x360 13-inch Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop (13-ay0007ca)

ranked #2 among Laptops priced over $900

This versatile 2-in-1 laptop is a great candidate for productivity on the go, study or even travel.

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Road Warrior
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck91th percentile
Versatility76th percentile
Power79th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability84th percentile
Battery Autonomy80th percentile

Specs

Screen

13", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 4500U

GPU

AMD Radeon Vega 6 Graphics

Memory

8 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,149.
Acer Aspire C 27 All-in-One Desktop (C27-962-EB11)

Acer Aspire C 27 All-in-One Desktop (C27-962-EB11)

ranked #9 among Stationary Computers priced under $1425

This space-saving PC is a tempting choice for small or public spaces and it could be just the ticket for homework, productivity and even more.

Docu

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus80th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Multitasker
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck55th percentile
Versatility35th percentile
Power60th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability6th percentile

Specs

Screen

27", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-1035G1

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

12 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,299.
HP ENVY Desktop PC (TE01-1009)

HP ENVY Desktop PC (TE01-1009)

ranked #3 among Stationary Computers priced under $1425

This cost-effective PC combines fast storage with a powerful CPU, making it especially well-suited for multi-tasking or handling large, complex docume

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Multitasker
  • Serious Music Producer
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck82th percentile
Versatility65th percentile
Power80th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability29th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i7-10700

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader, DVD, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$999.