Download Publishing - Best Software & Apps

  • YouTube

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian

    The greatest free video player

    8
    2322 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
    2195 votes
    • PROS: Can create complex documents, Export to PDF format
    • CONS: Both amateur and professional users better served by different apps
  • Lulu

    4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    A free app for Android

    9
    79 votes
    • Adobe InDesign CC

      2017

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      A new standard in professional layout and design

      6
      1382 votes
      • PROS: Professional application with great results, Collaborative online tools, Very well documented
      • CONS: Steep learning curve
    • Adobe Acrobat

      3D 8.3

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      PDF Reader on a Subscription basis

      6
      62 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
      87 votes
      • QuarkXPress

        10.0.0.1

        License
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        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Industry-leading package for design and layout

        6
        338 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
      • Scribus

        1.4.7

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Open source desktop publishing app

        7
        570 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
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

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

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

        1.4

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        A Fun Game Inspired from a TV Show

        6
        12 votes
        • PROS: All seasons available, New challenges, Time trial mode, Lets you play with friends
        • CONS: Gameplay on the "too easy" side, Graphics are a bit wacky, Not available for iOS, Certain elements of the TV show not added
      • 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.

        7
        110 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
      • Pacemaker Editor

        2.0.2.14170

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Create music mixes and share them on the net

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

        Standard Edition 2.5

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create original photo albums for publishing to the web

        6
        9 votes
        • The Print Shop

          2.0.11

          License
          buy Download
          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
        • Portable Scribus

          1.3.3.12

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Open source desktop publishing app

          6
          54 votes
          • Swift Publisher

            4.0.1

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Easy-to-use desktop publishing software

            5
            72 votes
            • MixTape

              1.2.11

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac

              MixTape makes mixing music and publishing directly to iTunes or the Web easy and beautiful.

              5
              6 votes
              • Human Anatomy Atlas – 3D Anatomical Model of the Human Body

                8.0.27

                License
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                Platform
                iPhone

                A full version program for iphone

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                • 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
                • Post Production Studio

                  1.1

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  P2S is a smart variable data publishing application/bulk image...

                  10
                  4 votes
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