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iStudio Publisher
iStudio Publisher
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iStudio Publisher free download for Mac

iStudio Publisher

Desktop publishing app with dynamic text wrapping.

4.4
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$29.99
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iStudio Publisher overview

iStudio Publisher is a powerful and intuitive page layout software for desktop publishing. Designed exclusively for Mac. Featured by Apple in ‘Apps for Designers’, iStudio Publisher is good for designing anything you want to layout and print

Produce beautiful, professional quality documents with ease, including newsletters, brochures, adverts, flyers, invitations, menus, reports, posters, greetings cards, and yearbooks. Start with a professionally designed template or a blank document of any size.

Anyone can master iStudio Publisher quickly, regardless of age and experience. If you’re new to page layout and desktop publishing, these Video Tutorials and Rapid Start Guide will get you up to speed. It comes with a lot of features, such as writing text along any path, text flow linking, two-page spread editing, booklet making, drag and drop page duplication and reordering, tools for complex shape construction, and comprehensive built-in help

What’s new in version 1.5.4

Updated on Mar 04 2021

Version 1.5.4
Fixed:
  • Incorrect text display on screen when text shadow and font changes combine.
  • Occasional crash on document close.
View older iStudio Publisher updates

Information

License

Shareware

Size

26.6 MB

Downloads

14157

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13 or later
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zlazkow
zlazkow
Oct 24 2023
1.5.4
3.0
Oct 24 2023
3.0
Version: 1.5.4
Not compatible with M1/M2 Silicon Mac. 2+ years since M1 came out, not to care about updating ?!
alexmccarthy
alexmccarthy
Nov 1 2019
1.4.1
5.0
Nov 1 2019
5.0
Version: 1.4.1
Perfect Publishing Programme for a Novice With A Mac I have never, ever used a publishing programme before and found this one very easy to learn, with loads of tutorials and videos. It’s also such a great price for what it is. The help and support I received from the technical team was second to none and the time they took to help me get what I needed, probably far outweighed the cost of the product. (Special thanks to Andy). I have just started volunteering for a cat charity as the newsletter editor and need to produce a 24 page quarterly newsletter in booklet form, in both print and email versions, for distribution to our supporters. The result of my very first newsletter was very positive, considering I had never done anything like this before. I love it and am so pleased that I opted for this one!
Levelbest
Levelbest
Aug 3 2018
1.3
0.0
Aug 3 2018
0.0
Version: 1.3
This MacUpdate page is out of date. iStudio is now at version 4.1. Version four apparently was a major release as in, it has added features. It's a very good app to have. I have not used it nearly to it's capacity but, I am glad to have a fully competent page layout and design program when I need it. I also use Swift for quick and dirty stuff like, Facebook banners and announcement flyers. That is because Swift has a very nice built in image library. But when it comes to the heavy lifting of formal page layout - with good templates to start from, I still go to iStudio. As such, given that this is a comment block and not a rating, I would give iStudio five stars.
sandrah9
sandrah9
Jul 3 2017
1.3
5.0
Jul 3 2017
5.0
Version: 1.3
This is the absolute best program using a Mac for preparing books to publish on CreateSpace (the Amazon book publishing subsidiary)! Easy to learn and works like a charm when other apps such as MicroSoft Word, Libre and Open Office, fail to pass all the CreateSpace requirements. Love it! Love it!
Fariborz
Fariborz
Feb 5 2017
1.3
4.0
Feb 5 2017
4.0
Version: 1.3
I own this software and appreciate its performance but unfortunately it has a flaw that makes it difficult for me to use it in my everyday computing. I know that many users might not need such feature and therefore never bother about it but it is essential to me. iStudio Publisher doesn’t simply support right-to-left scripts like Persian, Arabic or Hebrew. If you are one of those who have to deal with texts of this kind then you’d better look for other alternatives like “Swift Publisher” or “PrintWorks”. As for the rest, it’s an extremely reliable software and I do recommend it. Fariborz AMIRSHAHI - Verona (Italy)
philip-upton1
philip-upton1
Nov 2 2016
1.2.1
5.0
Nov 2 2016
5.0
Version: 1.2.1
Everyone talks about customer care - or the lack of it. Well, if things don't go according to plan, just contact iStudio Publisher. Apart from doing "exactly what it says on tin", the software is superb, but the BIGGEST PLUS is the customer support which, quite simply, is superb I just hope that none of the support staff decide to migrate to BT or any other company !
byprecision
byprecision
Feb 19 2016
1.2.1
5.0
Feb 19 2016
5.0
Version: 1.2.1
Love this program. So easy to use. I do wish you could edit actual images a bit more in there but other than that it does everything I could hope for and more. Fantastic and really good value for money. Have put it on all my business computers.
ng71
ng71
Jan 6 2016
1.2.1
5.0
Jan 6 2016
5.0
Version: 1.2.1
I am a "self-teaching" desktop publisher. Several years ago, I downloaded iStudio Publisher and have been extremely pleased with it ever since. The software is very user friendly and intuitive, and it allows me to do everything I need to do with a very small learning curve. Although it is not a drawing program, I am still able to create small icons and graphics easily with professional looking results. The preparation of multipage instructional lessons consisting of photographs, graphic representations of equipment in industry, and text can be a challenge. However, iStudio Publisher has allowed me to learn as I go and still prepare very professional layouts on various sizes of pages. In addition, the recently added option of "Export Document as a Booklet" is a fabulous feature for publishing booklets for viewing on iPads and computer screens without numerous added steps. The clients have been very impressed with the end products. Any review would be lacking without reference to the customer support provided by the developer. Again, as a novice to desktop publishing, I have had numerous questions, especially at the beginning of my learning. The customer support at iStudio is beyond great! They are prompt, thorough, and go the extra mile to offer solutions for any question asked, they respond within hours, (not days!), and are so patient, informative, and friendly. They also listen to suggestions and requests for future updates and consider those ideas for development as possible. All in all, I could not be happier with a software/app or the people behind the scenes!!!
Dmrome
Dmrome
Dec 12 2015
1.2.1
5.0
Dec 12 2015
5.0
Version: 1.2.1
I've only used iStudio Publisher for a couple of weeks and already love it! As a 'former' Adobe InDesign user ... amazing what you can do with this program! Support is great and fabulous templates!
henk-ritzer-1
henk-ritzer-1
Oct 13 2015
1.2.1
4.5
Oct 13 2015
4.5
Version: 1.2.1
It is a "great" program. I used it already for 4 years on my iMac and now on my MacBook Pro too... Easy to use, much possibilities for Desktop Publishing: making cards, brochures etc. Important: Tutorials, templates and excellent and quick service by a.o. Andy! A recommended program for the Mac.
bellaaron
bellaaron
Oct 6 2015
1.2.1
5.0
Oct 6 2015
5.0
Version: 1.2.1
Great software!!! It's super intuitive and easy to use. I recently had problems opening an iStudio project I was working on due to it's large file size, and Andy in support addressed my issues immediately, in fact, he went above and beyond. I sent him the file and he organized it into smaller sections for me, enabling me to finish my project hassle free. Excellent customer service!!!
Stellajuststella
Stellajuststella
Aug 6 2015
1.2.0
5.0
Aug 6 2015
5.0
Version: 1.2.0
Program is great for making illustrated documents like brochures and flyers. Plus great support!
Nicmart
Nicmart
Jul 10 2015
1.2.0
0.0
Jul 10 2015
0.0
Version: 1.2.0
iStudio doesn't important the native Pages file format, and Pages doesn't save as RFT. There is no satisfactory way I can see to important pre-formatted text into iStudio from the main word processor used on Macs.
kjaniec
kjaniec
May 30 2015
1.2.0
5.0
May 30 2015
5.0
Version: 1.2.0
Very good and friendly, lots of options. Using for more than 3 years and very happy.
peggyhamill40
peggyhamill40
May 15 2015
1.2.0
5.0
May 15 2015
5.0
Version: 1.2.0
My husband and I are working on our third book using I studio for all of our layout. We are not publishers. I am a retired nurse and my husband is an artist. We knew nothing about layout when we started this process. Our first book has been won a finalist award in the two contests that we entered!!!! We are in our 60's and not whizzes on the computer. I used my very first computer when I was 45 years old ! Consequently, we have relied heavily on i Studio Support, which is THE BEST .. The responses are timely, accurate, and almost always solve our problem. If the problem continues, they stay with us until we get a resolution. I can't recommend this application highly enough.
Muck-Raker
Muck-Raker
Apr 11 2015
1.2.0
4.0
Apr 11 2015
4.0
Version: 1.2.0
I have used iStudio for over a year now, and find it a very easy program to use. Its ability to write text on a curve and use opacity grade to images helps tremendously when printing many copies of flyers, announcements, etc. - ink savings being a plus for any shop. Not clear to me is the nature of callout and quote balloons, since they do not easily place in documents for me (I don't use them much, so it is not a drawback that is of real concern). My only disappointment is in the tardy posting of updates to the Mac App Store (where I first saw it and purchased the app), which makes me want to ditch that venue for this one. Would I be able to "transfer", as any update here would treat me as a trial user and ask me to pay again? Will contact them to see.
dweisser
dweisser
Mar 18 2015
1.1.9
4.0
Mar 18 2015
4.0
Version: 1.1.9
We are some parents and teachers who are creating a schoolmagazin for our small elementary school with iStudio Publisher in Germany. After review of a few DTP apps we found iStudio as the very best app for our need. Now we launched our first 52 pages schoolmagazin and feedback from everybody is awsome. Thanks to iStudio and its team.
Urbanmeister
Urbanmeister
Nov 17 2014
1.1.9
5.0
Nov 17 2014
5.0
Version: 1.1.9
I left my original review in the 3 Licence Pack location but decided to publish it here as well for general info Urbanmeister Member Icon COMMENT +0 UrbanmeisterNov 17, 2014+0I've been playing with this program for a couple of weeks now and must admit to being impressed. Currently I use InDesign CS6 and have found it fit for purpose but with a steep learning curve. However, the deal breaker for me was their move to CC and the rental thing. Ain't going to happen, hence my search for another DTP. Came across iStudio Publisher and have been very pleased. Initially there were some issues but the speed and friendliness of the responses from the team separates this company from its competition. Keep in mind this program is still in development and those involved will be adding stuff as they complete the testing. Finally, the pricing is extremely fair. In sum, fast response from the company to queries; great customer relations attitude; continuous development; great price and a 30 day trial period of the full program. Not bad in my book. It's definitely worth a look.
KaiH4029
KaiH4029
Jan 28 2014
1.1.9
5.0
Jan 28 2014
5.0
Version: 1.1.9
I LOVE iStudioPublisher! It is so “friendly” to use and yet can do so much. It is EXACTLY what I've been looking for. And I love the detailed support they provide on site. Their customer support is quick to respond, warm, friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful. I had been a Quark fan for years but I couldn't afford to buy it again when I upgraded my computer. Now I'm so glad because I like this program much better. It is much more flexible and has many more creative options. I love it that I have so much control over objects and text. I can put them exactly where I want them on a page. The program is set up so intuitively, it's as if they've anticipated all my needs. I'm very excited to have discovered it. My mind smiles every time I use it. Awesome program! ~ Kai, http://www.wellbeingalignment.com
MacHow2-Com
MacHow2-Com
Jun 23 2013
1.1.9
3.5
Jun 23 2013
3.5
Version: 1.1.9
If you're looking for alternatives to Publisher for Mac check: http://machow2.com/publisher-for-mac/ iStudio Publisher is an excellent alternative but there are several more including Pages and Swift Publisher.
zlazkow
zlazkow
Oct 24 2023
1.5.4
3.0
Oct 24 2023
3.0
Version: 1.5.4
alexmccarthy
alexmccarthy
Nov 1 2019
5.0
Nov 1 2019
5.0
Version: null
sandrah9
sandrah9
Jul 3 2017
5.0
Jul 3 2017
5.0
Version: null
Fariborz
Fariborz
Feb 5 2017
4.0
Feb 5 2017
4.0
Version: null
philip-upton1
philip-upton1
Nov 2 2016
5.0
Nov 2 2016
5.0
Version: null
byprecision
byprecision
Feb 19 2016
5.0
Feb 19 2016
5.0
Version: null
ng71
ng71
Jan 6 2016
5.0
Jan 6 2016
5.0
Version: null
Dmrome
Dmrome
Dec 12 2015
5.0
Dec 12 2015
5.0
Version: null
henk-ritzer-1
henk-ritzer-1
Oct 13 2015
4.5
Oct 13 2015
4.5
Version: null
bellaaron
bellaaron
Oct 6 2015
5.0
Oct 6 2015
5.0
Version: null
Stellajuststella
Stellajuststella
Aug 6 2015
5.0
Aug 6 2015
5.0
Version: null
kjaniec
kjaniec
May 30 2015
5.0
May 30 2015
5.0
Version: null
peggyhamill40
peggyhamill40
May 15 2015
5.0
May 15 2015
5.0
Version: null
daniel-craig
daniel-craig
Apr 23 2015
5.0
Apr 23 2015
5.0
Version: null
Muck-Raker
Muck-Raker
Apr 11 2015
4.0
Apr 11 2015
4.0
Version: null
dweisser
dweisser
Mar 18 2015
4.0
Mar 18 2015
4.0
Version: null
Urbanmeister
Urbanmeister
Nov 17 2014
5.0
Nov 17 2014
5.0
Version: null
KaiH4029
KaiH4029
Jan 28 2014
5.0
Jan 28 2014
5.0
Version: null
Moogan
Moogan
Oct 17 2013
3.0
Oct 17 2013
3.0
Version: null
MacHow2-Com
MacHow2-Com
Jun 23 2013
3.5
Jun 23 2013
3.5
Version: null
iStudioPublisher-Andy
May 1 2013
5.0
Version: null
Evanston
Evanston
Apr 9 2013
5.0
Apr 9 2013
5.0
Version: null
chocolategelato
chocolategelato
Dec 18 2012
5.0
Dec 18 2012
5.0
Version: null
Kim66
Kim66
Nov 26 2012
5.0
Nov 26 2012
5.0
Version: null
Ronly
Ronly
Nov 23 2012
5.0
Nov 23 2012
5.0
Version: null
PossumDudemar
PossumDudemar
Nov 4 2012
5.0
Nov 4 2012
5.0
Version: null
High5
High5
Oct 15 2012
5.0
Oct 15 2012
5.0
Version: null
Iztoubade
Iztoubade
Oct 3 2012
2.5
Oct 3 2012
2.5
Version: null
anonymous-dingo-653
anonymous-dingo-653
May 26 2012
3.0
May 26 2012
3.0
Version: null
Cenocre
Cenocre
Sep 20 2011
4.0
Sep 20 2011
4.0
Version: null
RoosterMan
RoosterMan
Aug 23 2011
5.0
Aug 23 2011
5.0
Version: null
Bruce-Hanson
Bruce-Hanson
Aug 15 2011
5.0
Aug 15 2011
5.0
Version: null
badbassman
badbassman
Aug 15 2011
5.0
Aug 15 2011
5.0
Version: null
veropcnet
veropcnet
Jul 25 2011
5.0
Jul 25 2011
5.0
Version: null
NotSoFast
NotSoFast
Jul 15 2011
5.0
Jul 15 2011
5.0
Version: null
Fluxo
Fluxo
May 1 2011
2.0
May 1 2011
2.0
Version: null
Billybob152
Billybob152
Feb 28 2010
4.0
Feb 28 2010
4.0
Version: null
Lightfootadv
Lightfootadv
May 18 2009
3.0
May 18 2009
3.0
Version: null
Macyouzer
Macyouzer
Jan 26 2009
1.0
Jan 26 2009
1.0
Version: null
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