Scribus is a free DTP app, which gives you a useful variety of tools with which you can complete all manner of various projects. It comes packed with preloaded templates or you can create your own document from scratch.
The template options are varied and professional looking. Whether you're creating brochures, business cards, newsletters, PDF presentations or posters, you have several templates to choose from.
The interface is easy to get to grips with; simply choose a template and start working. All the main tools that you will need are efficiently arranged across the top of the doc window. There are some measurement markings on all sides of the window that enable you to check your formatting and alignment with a quick glance.
The app also comes with a lot of support options to help you get the best results from your work. There is an enthusiastic and friendly community around Scribus that assists beginner and pro alike, via the mailing list, IRC channel, wiki, contracted support, and the bug-tracker.
Overall, Scribus gives you a fluid and efficient way to create all kinds of documents. It supports professional features, such as CMYK color, spot color, separations, ICC color and robust commercial grade PDF.
[General] Conflict with Python 3 prevent scribus to run.
[Import / Export] PDF-Bookmarks go to wrong target page on partial export.
[Translation] German translation for scribus.desktop.
[Import / Export] importing eps-files with Scribus 1.4.6 and Ghostscript 9.22 fails.
[Import / Export] A blank character is added when importing an html file.
[Story Editor / Text Frames] Style replacement isn't correct.
[PDF] Fonts used only in patterns can't be embedded in PDFs.
[Typography] Portuguese sample text.
[Fonts] Crash with Noto-Coloremoji font.
[Documentation] German documentation update for 1.4.7.
[Translation] Incorrect French translation for "Glyph extension" in style manager.
[Documentation] Incorrect link to Mac OSX Ghostscript package.
[Translation] Backport translation fixes to 1.4.7.svn.
[Translation] Ukrainian UI fixes.
[Styles] Document Settings Tab Width spinbox does not accept values below one inch.
[General] combine polygons results in unexpected displacement.
[Fonts] Text preview truncated in Font Preview.
[Scrapbook] scrapbook doesn't work with images.
[User Interface] Text filter dialog unusable.
[PDF] Euro-sign (€) showing as squares or diamond shape in PDF forms.
[General] "Insert frames" incorrectly place frames on left pages when bleed is involved.
[General] Typo in PACKAGING.
[Translation] Ukrainian UI update and fixes.
[Translation] Ukrainian UI update and fixes.
[Import / Export] Bad PDF output caused by broken JPEGs embedding incorrect ICC profiles.
[Import / Export] Inkscape SVG freezes Scribus.
[Translation] Ukrainian UI update.
[General] Rotate Item show wrong icon when mouse over frame middle point.
[Styles] Crash caused by incorrect handling of reference to deleted styles by style manager.
[Releases] GNOME/KDE: Please install the supplied AppData file.
[Properties Palette] PP Rotation on multiple selections.
[PDF] Incorrect export of nested groups to PDF.
[General] Print preview has cropped shape on second page (also in print).
[PDF] incorrect export of inline groups to PDF when offset to baseline applied.
[OS-Linux] Please stop installing mimelnk/vnd.scribus.desktop.
[OS-Linux] Please install the .desktop file.
[Scripter] Missing Greek option in calendar script.
[OS-Linux] cmake can't find hunspell anymore since version >= 1.4.
[Translation] Slovak translator spelling.
[Usability] After deleting Master Page, wrong master page is shown.
[Typography] Hyphens align incorrectly when using right alignment.
[General] "Print Layer" is not in sync with Preview Mode (Backport from 0014059).
[Shape Drawing] Node Editor Horizontal Shear icons are the wrong way round.
[Story Editor / Text Frames] Shortcut CTRL-D delete two characters instead of one in Story Editor.
[General] "Lock Guides" checkbox status is not correctly set when switching documents.
[Graphics / Image Frames] Image editing doesn´t remain after saving.
[Story Editor / Text Frames] Alternatively clicking between 2 text blocks crashes w/ Signal 6.
[User Interface] Outline Window is limited in height (in 1.4.x).
[Graphics / Image Frames] CMYK jpeg file not imported properly.
[Story Editor / Text Frames] Text highliting in Story Editor disappears after changing font.
[General] Duplicating a color, no difference in edit color dialog between OK and cancel.
[OS-Win32] Import failure with jpeg files whose path contains chars not supported by current codepage on Windows.
[Translation] Italian documentation update.
[Translation] Updated Danish Translation.