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Scribus can also create animated and interactive PDF presentations and forms. Scribus is a page layout program, licensed as free software, created for publication design, typesetting and preparation of files for professional-quality computer-generated imaging equipment and is available in 60 languages. Support for importing Microsoft Publisher is incorporated into version 1.5, and QuarkXPress Tag files, InDesign's IDML, as well as InCopy's ICML formats were added to the development branch Supports most major bitmap formats, including TIFF, JPEG, and PSD. 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. High-level printing is achieved using its own internal level 3 PostScript driver, including support for font embedding and sub-setting with TrueType, Type 1, and OpenType fonts. The internal driver supports full Level 2 PostScript constructs and a large subset of Level 3 constructs. PDF support includes transparency, encryption, including interactive PDFs form fields, annotations, and bookmark.


Additional information

Published by



License GNU LGPL 2.1, MIT, 3-clause BSD, Public domain

Developed by

Scribus Team

Release date


Approximate size

404.66 MB

Age rating

For all ages

This app can

Access all your files, peripheral devices, apps, programs and registry


Get this app while signed in to your Microsoft account and install on up to ten Windows 10 devices.

Language supported

English (United States)

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