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Professional page layout program

Scribus is a program that brings professional page layout with a combination of press-ready output and new approaches to page design.

Underneath a modern and user-friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing features, such as color separations, CMYK and Spot Color support, ICC color management, and versatile PDF creation.

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Download version 1.4.5 (stable)
released on 26 January 2015

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 July 2015.


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