Download Publishing - Best Software & Apps

  • YouTube

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Web Apps
    iPhone
    Symbian
    Windows Phone

    The greatest free video player

    8
    1866 votes
    • PROS: Intelligent, comfortable user interface, Includes lots of YouTube features, Simple player controls, Record and upload videos directly, Excellent playlist integration
    • CONS: Video quality not as high as web counterpart
  • Adobe Pagemaker

    7.0.2

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Desktop Publishing Adobe style

    7
    2105 votes
    • PROS: Can create complex documents, Export to PDF format
    • CONS: Both amateur and professional users better served by different apps
  • Adobe InDesign CC

    2017

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A new standard in professional layout and design

    6
    1374 votes
    • PROS: Professional application with great results, Collaborative online tools, Very well documented
    • CONS: Steep learning curve
  • Adobe Acrobat

    3D 8.3

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    PDF Reader on a Subscription basis

    6
    55 votes
    • PROS: The most widely used PDF reader in the world Adobe Acrobat has advanced features and superior support, Subscription model means you will always have the most up to date version without additional expense
    • CONS: Some people prefer to pay one time fees for software instead of the recurring cost of software as a service
  • MiKTeX

    2.9.3972

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free tool that may interest people who typeset documents

    6
    84 votes
    • Scribus

      1.4.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Open source desktop publishing app

      7
      568 votes
      • PROS: Open source, Lots of powerful features, Exports and imports PDF
      • CONS: Unintuitive in areas, Formatting isn't straightforward
    • BB Flashback

      FlashBack Pro Screen Recorder

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      All-in-one screen capture suite with editing and publishing features

      8
      59 votes
      • PROS: Very easy to take video screen grabs
      • CONS: Editing videos can be slow
    • QuarkXPress

      10.0.0.1

      License
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      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Industry-leading package for design and layout

      6
      336 votes
      • PROS: Professional looking results with an intuitive interface, Excellent support for importing and exporting files, First class typography support, Updated to work with iPad and eBook formats, Create interactive publications
      • CONS: In the effort to simplify this version, some features have been sacrificed, Ease of use still doesn't quite match up to Adobe InDesign, Demo requires lengthy registration
    • Pacemaker Editor

      2.0.2.14170

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Create music mixes and share them on the net

      7
      205 votes
      • PROS: Easy to edit and share songs, Quick and easy editing
      • CONS: Doesn't allow advanced editing, Requires signing-up to share
    • ZWCAD

      2012

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      ZWCAD™ is a cost-effective, DWG file format compatible CAD solution for the AEC and MCAD industries.

      6
      109 votes
      • PROS: Excellent support for DWG file, Zero relearning cost, Powerful drafting and detailing tools, Easy Plotting, Publishing, and Export
      • CONS: Only basic support for 3D functions
    • Master Album Maker

      Standard Edition 2.5

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Create original photo albums for publishing to the web

      6
      10 votes
      • Wipeout

        1.4

        License
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        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        A Full Version game for Android‚ by Activision Publishing Inc.

        6
        12 votes
        • The Print Shop

          2.0.11

          License
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          Platform
          Mac

          User friendly desktop publishing software for Macs

          5
          70 votes
          • PROS: Lots of templates, Ideal for basic design needs, Good for printing CD covers, track listings
          • CONS: Limited compared to Photoshop or Quark
        • Lulu

          4.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          iPhone

          A free app for Android

          7
          4 votes
          • Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 2

            1.0.5

            License
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            Platform
            iPhone

            A Full Version game for iPhone‚ by Activision Publishing Inc.

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            • Swift Publisher

              4.0.1

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Easy-to-use desktop publishing software

              5
              72 votes
              • Avakin Life – A Virtual World of Avatars and Chat

                1.14.2b

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                iPhone

                A free games app for iPhone, by Lockwood Publishing Ltd

                10
                3 votes
                • Nokia Lifeblog

                  2.5.224

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Organise and blog your phone photos and videos

                  7
                  21 votes
                  • PROS: Makes publishing photos from your phone quick and easy, Organises photos and videos in chronological order in timeline
                  • CONS: Only useful for those that want to publish lots of photos from their phone, Can be tricky to setup, Restricted to Nokia phones and TypePad
                • Flux

                  3.1.46

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Web design made easy

                  7
                  7 votes
                  • PROS: Excellent WYSIWYG editor, Easy to use, Lots of great templates, Allows publishing to any FTP server
                  • CONS: Lacks the power of Dreamweaver, Can be stubborn when trying to drag and drop objects
                • iVideo

                  4.5

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Excellent video organizer for Mac

                  6
                  29 votes
                  • PROS: Organizes videos by thumbnails, Makes publishing to HTML pages easy, Easy to share over networks, Supports external storage media
                  • CONS: No YouTube or online video site integration
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