Download Publishing - Best Software & Apps

  • YouTube

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Symbian

    The greatest free video player

    6
    222 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

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    Platform
    Windows

    Desktop Publishing Adobe style

    7
    1934 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

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A new standard in professional layout and design

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

    3D 8.3

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    PDF Reader on a Subscription basis

    5
    44 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

    7
    22 votes
    • Kindle Previewer

      2.94

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Preview your Kindle-formatted ebook

      5
      3 votes
      • PROS: Preview your Kindle-formatted ebook before publishing, Renders previews for devices and apps
      • CONS: Only designed for Kindle
    • QuarkXPress

      10.0.0.1

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      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Industry-leading package for design and layout

      6
      167 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
    • BB Flashback

      FlashBack Pro Screen Recorder

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      Platform
      Windows

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

      7
      55 votes
      • PROS: Very easy to take video screen grabs
      • CONS: Editing videos can be slow
    • Scribus

      1.4.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Open source desktop publishing app

      6
      66 votes
      • PROS: Open source, Lots of powerful features, Exports and imports PDF
      • CONS: Unintuitive in areas, Formatting isn't straightforward
    • Wipeout

      1.4

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      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

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

      8
      6 votes
      • Pacemaker Editor

        2.0.2.14170

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Create music mixes and share them on the net

        7
        98 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

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        Platform
        Windows

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

        6
        59 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
      • Jetpack Hero Miami Crime

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A free action app for Android, by Naxeex Publishing

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        • Wreck-It Ralph Storybook

          1.0

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          Platform
          Android

          A full version books app for Android, by Disney Publishing Worldwide

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          • Swift Publisher

            4.0.1

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            Platform
            Mac

            Easy-to-use desktop publishing software

            5
            82 votes
            • Master Album Maker

              Standard Edition 2.5

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              Platform
              Windows

              Create original photo albums for publishing to the web

              6
              9 votes
              • MixTape

                1.2.11

                License
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                Platform
                Mac

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

                5
                6 votes
                • Flux

                  3.1.46

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Web design made easy

                  4
                  8 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
                • Nokia Lifeblog

                  2.5.224

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                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Organise and blog your phone photos and videos

                  2
                  10 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
                • Post Production Studio

                  1.1

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Windows

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

                  10
                  3 votes
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