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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 25-30 of 39 items.
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer (N50-610-ES11)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer (N50-610-ES11)

ranked #4 among Stationary Computers priced under $1425

This Desktop PC pack a bit of extra graphical muscle, which could come in handy to handle creative projects and even quite a few games. Storage is a b

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus80th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Video Editor
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck77th percentile
Versatility69th percentile
Power80th percentile
Storage Space74th percentile
Portability17th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

12 GB

Storage

1 TB total, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$949.
HP Pavilion Gaming PC (TG01-1109)

HP Pavilion Gaming PC (TG01-1109)

ranked #1 among Stationary Computers priced under $1425

This affordable gaming PC features appealing specs for the price and is well worth a look if you're looking for a gaming station on a budget or a grap

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus80th percentile

Who it's For

  • Long-Term Gamer
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Video Editor
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck92th percentile
Versatility86th percentile
Power83th percentile
Storage Space88th percentile
Portability28th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

12 GB

Storage

1.25 TB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast), 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,299. You could save 15% right now.
HP ProBook 450 G8 15-inch FHD Notebook (28K93UT)

HP ProBook 450 G8 15-inch FHD Notebook (28K93UT)

ranked #5 among Laptops priced over $900

This professional-grade laptop features everything I look for in a productivity-focused system, including fast storage, a 1080p screen and encryption

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Road Warrior
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck66th percentile
Versatility37th percentile
Power70th percentile
Storage Space29th percentile
Portability71th percentile
Battery Autonomy69th percentile

Specs

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-1135G7

GPU

Intel Iris Xe Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,359.
Lenovo Legion Tower 5i Gaming PC (90NC00JAUS)

Lenovo Legion Tower 5i Gaming PC (90NC00JAUS)

ranked #2 among Stationary Computers priced over $1425

If you're looking for a long-lasting gaming rig, this ready-made PC has quite a bit of graphical horsepower than your run-of-the-mill computer, and th

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Long-Term Gamer
  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck94th percentile
Versatility49th percentile
Power86th percentile
Storage Space88th percentile
Portability10th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660, 6 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1.25 TB total, Solid State (very fast), 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,199.
Acer Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer (N50-610-EM11)

Acer Nitro 50 Gaming Desktop Computer (N50-610-EM11)

ranked #6 among Stationary Computers priced over $1425

This Desktop PC pack a bit of extra graphical muscle and fast storage, which could come in handy to handle creative projects and even quite a few game

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck79th percentile
Versatility31th percentile
Power86th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability17th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,249.
Asus ROG Strix G15 (G15CK-RH561-CA)

Asus ROG Strix G15 (G15CK-RH561-CA)

ranked #8 among Stationary Computers priced over $1425

This Gaming computer could be worth a look if you need a system with extra graphical capabilities for games or other creative pursuits.

Maintenance

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus60th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck76th percentile
Versatility23th percentile
Power86th percentile
Storage Space88th percentile
Portability10th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660, 6 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1.25 TB total, Solid State (very fast), 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,099.