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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 31-36 of 39 items.
Asus Alienware m15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AWm15-7149WHT-PCA)

Asus Alienware m15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AWm15-7149WHT-PCA)

If you're looking for a laptop capable of handling the most demanding games out there right now, this one could well be worth looking into. If you lik

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus100th percentile

Who it's For

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

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck86th percentile
Versatility84th percentile
Power92th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability63th percentile
Battery Autonomy31th percentile

Specs

Screen

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

CPU

Intel Core i7-10750H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060, 6 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,999. You could save 100% right now.
Dell G5 Gaming Desktop (dg5000_s59e)

Dell G5 Gaming Desktop (dg5000_s59e)

ranked #4 among Stationary Computers priced over $1425

If you need a PC capable of handling advanced graphics for gaming or creative tasks but can't invest much, this setup offers quite a bit of power for

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 Buck81th percentile
Versatility36th percentile
Power86th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability25th percentile

Specs

CPU

Intel Core i5-10400F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660, 6 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,599.
HP OMEN 25L Gaming PC (GT12-1159)

HP OMEN 25L Gaming PC (GT12-1159)

ranked #9 among Stationary Computers priced over $1425

There's plenty to like with this gaming rig: it does pack powerful chips and fast storage, but it also starts with dual-channel memory and plenty of u

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus20th percentile

Who it's For

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck67th percentile
    Versatility1th percentile
    Power82th percentile
    Storage Space42th percentile
    Portability18th percentile

    Specs

    CPU

    AMD Ryzen 5 5600G

    GPU

    Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 12 GB

    Memory

    16 GB, Dual-Channel

    Storage

    512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

    Pricing

    Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK-BBR7M70-CB)

    Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK-BBR7M70-CB)

    ranked #3 among Stationary Computers priced over $1425

    With high-end components, this Gaming PC promises to deliver rich, fluid experiences, even with the most demanding games and creative software out the

    Performance in selected Apps

    Scribus100th percentile

    Who it's For

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

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck90th percentile
    Versatility57th percentile
    Power100th percentile
    Storage Space74th percentile
    Portability13th percentile

    Specs

    CPU

    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

    GPU

    Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 8 GB

    Memory

    16 GB

    Storage

    1 TB total, Solid State (very fast)

    Pricing

    Typically sells for C$2,099.
    Asus ROG Strix GT15 Gaming PC (G15CK-BB71070S-CB)

    Asus ROG Strix GT15 Gaming PC (G15CK-BB71070S-CB)

    ranked #7 among Stationary Computers priced over $1425

    This Gaming rig offers a lot of room to store a large collection of games and media, topped with the power to run the most demanding AAA games out the

    Performance in selected Apps

    Scribus100th percentile

    Who it's For

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

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck77th percentile
    Versatility37th percentile
    Power97th percentile
    Storage Space99th percentile
    Portability10th percentile

    Specs

    CPU

    Intel Core i7-10700KF

    GPU

    Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070

    Memory

    16 GB

    Storage

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

    Pricing

    Typically sells for C$2,199. You could save 10% right now.
    HP EliteDesk 800 G6 Small Form Factor PC (26S67UT#ABA)

    HP EliteDesk 800 G6 Small Form Factor PC (26S67UT#ABA)

    ranked #10 among Stationary Computers priced over $1425

    This business-focused PC is especially attractive if you're looking for security, durability and productivity.

    Windows Pro provides more control ov

    Performance in selected Apps

    Scribus60th percentile

    Who it's For

    • Aspiring Creative
    • Multitasker
    • Productivity-Focused User

    Compared Overall

    Bang for the Buck60th percentile
    Versatility4th percentile
    Power83th percentile
    Storage Space29th percentile
    Portability35th percentile

    Specs

    CPU

    Intel Core i7-10700

    GPU

    Intel UHD Graphics 630

    Memory

    8 GB

    Storage

    256 GB total, DVD, Solid State (very fast)

    Pricing

    Typically sells for C$2,119.