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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.

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HP OMEN 25L Gaming PC (GT12-0109)

HP OMEN 25L Gaming PC (GT12-0109)

ranked #1 among Stationary Computers priced over $1425

This gaming rig has impressive specs, promising to deliver high-fidelity experiences, even with demanding AAA games.

The case has plenty of room fo

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Hardcore Gamer
  • Long-Term Gamer
  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Music Producer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck94th percentile
Versatility43th percentile
Power99th percentile
Storage Space90th percentile
Portability15th percentile

Specs

CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070, 8 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

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

Pricing

Asus ROG Strix G15DK Gaming PC (G15DK(SPNL)-BSR77-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G15DK Gaming PC (G15DK(SPNL)-BSR77-CB)

ranked #5 among Stationary Computers priced over $1425

This gaming PC packs a few impressive bells and whistles, making sure you have what you need to run the most demanding games at their best.

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 Buck80th percentile
Versatility34th percentile
Power100th percentile
Storage Space99th percentile
Portability9th percentile

Specs

CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 8 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

2.5 TB total

Pricing

Typically sells for C$2,499.
Apple MacBook Pro 16" w. Touch Bar (i7, 2019) (MVVJ2LL/A)

Apple MacBook Pro 16" w. Touch Bar (i7, 2019) (MVVJ2LL/A)

ranked #7 among Laptops priced over $900

This elegant and understated laptop is built for creative projects away from the desk. It's not an insignificant investment, but it's one of your best

Performance in selected Apps

Scribus100th percentile

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Road Warrior
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Serious Music Producer

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck56th percentile
Versatility32th percentile
Power90th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability70th percentile
Battery Autonomy92th percentile

Specs

Screen

16", 3072×1920(3072 × 1920, 5.9MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i7-9750H

GPU

AMD Radeon Pro 5300M, 4 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$2,999.