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iStudio Publisher

By iStudio Software Limited

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***** As featured by Apple in “Apps for Designers” *****

Desktop Publishing for Mac. A powerful, easy-to-use page layout application, perfect for anything you want to layout and print.

iStudio Publisher makes it easy to create stunning, professional quality documents, 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.

If you’re new to desktop publishing and page layout, our video tutorials and Rapid Start Guide will get you up and running within minutes. Users of all ages and experience can master iStudio Publisher quickly.

Experienced users will love iStudio Publisher’s sophisticated features, such as writing text along any path, and building complex shapes with our drawing tools. You’ll also appreciate our comprehensive built-in help.

You can take any shape and add text, image, line stroke, solid or gradient color fill, drop shadow and text wrapping, with independent control over the style and opacity of each element.

The app’s user interface is clean, simple and intuitive, with everything in easy reach – you can spend more time creating, and less trying to find elusive features. It gives you all of the tools you need to create great looking documents, whether it’s for school homework projects or professional artwork. The comprehensive Inspectors hold everything to manage your layout and to format shapes, text and images.

The result is a uncluttered desktop that’s a pleasure to use, with more space for getting the job done.

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iStudio Publisher has all of the features you'd expect from a layout package, such as:
• Character and paragraph styling
• Page and spread management
• Shape size and alignment
• Line style management
• Colour fill management
• Image management
• Shadows
• Text column management
• Text wrapping
• Support for Apple dictation

It also has some great features that you might only expect in higher-end packages, such as:
• Multiple views of a document, with independent zoom and view settings, all live
• Write text in any shape, at any angle
• Write text along any line
• Select multiple shapes and set their properties simultaneously
• Insert multiple plain text, RTF and media files simultaneously using drag and drop
• Automatic page numbering
• Bleed and crop marks
• Export documents as PDF booklets
• Flow text between any shapes and lines, across pages and spreads
• True spread editing - place content across the fold
• Adjustable snap grid
• Master pages
• Smooth pan and zoom up to 5000%
• Working space at the side of document pages, that isn't printed
• Independently set opacity for line, fill, image and text
• Text inset for any shape
• Place multiple columns in any shape and control column spacing
• Rulers that auto scale and auto label
• Work in live preview mode
• Auto save
• Show baselines, text glyph outlines and text runarounds
• Stretch text horizontally and vertically

Tools to help you design
• Comprehensive Shape Library
• Powerful Head Up Display shape creation
• Reshaping Tool - edit any shape's nodes and curves

Powerful image manipulation
• Change DPI
• Comprehensive scaling and fitting options
• Align, flip and rotate images within shapes
• Image tiling - create a repeating pattern from a single image

Compatibility and sharing
• Insert plain text, RTF and media content files, using drag and drop or copy and paste
• Insert a wide range of media types including JPEG, TIFF, PNG, GIF, PSD, PDF, EPS and AI
• Export PDF, booklet PDF, ePub and RTF files

Some features may require Internet access.

iStudio Publisher does not include support for Chinese, Japanese, or Korean (CJK) text input.

What's New in Version 1.2.1

***** El Capitan Ready *****

iStudio Publisher 1.2.1 is a maintenance release, which fixes a problem that prevented version 1.2 from running on El Capitan. It also fixes several other bugs.

iStudio Publisher 1.2 is a feature release, with additional stability improvements and bug fixes.

New: Application Preferences panel.
New: Set the default text for the app: font, size, color and line spacing.
New: Bleed and crop marks.
New: Export document as booklet PDF.
New: Flatter user interface design, with retina support.
New: Dictation (requires Mac OS X 10.8 or later).
New: Quick Look document preview.
New: Full screen view (requires Mac OS X 10.7 or later).
New: Lorem ipsum (placeholder text) generator.
New: Menu option to import text/RTF file.
New: Keyboard shortcut for view mouse cross hair menu option.
Improved: Document view scaling accuracy compared to actual size.
Improved: Document view zoom controls.
Improved: Overall app stability.
Fixed: Buy Now button broken on Trial Expired dialog.
Fixed: Incorrect scaling of grouped objects.
Fixed: Mapping form feed code points to top of column paragraph styles.
Fixed: Vertical ruler border wrong on different displays.
Fixed: Incorrect zoom rounding on UI control.
Fixed: Zoom In/Out Tools don't round trip.
Fixed: UI lockup when displaying thumbnails on Yosemite.
Fixed: Deleting shapes that contain a flow can cause crashes under some circumstances.
Fixed: Deleting pages causes display error if doing this hides vertical scrollbar.
Fixed: Adjusting width or height of straight lines causes invalid value when initial value is zero.
Fixed: Many minor fixes and tweaks.


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Customer Reviews

IStudio’s flexibility…and continued great customer support!

I recently used iStudio’s new “Export Document as PDF Booklet” and it works very well. I was able to create multipage instructional lessons in booklet form to be used on iPads and the customer was extremely pleased. In addition, basic icons and very basic illustrations can also be created using iStudio. Granted, this is not a true drawing program, but it is also not as complicated as Illustrator, etc. and for very basic drawings such as icons or very simple items, you are only limited by your imagination!

There is also a level of “comfort” knowing the iStudio team is there when you have questions or problems you cannot figure out. If you need a great software/custiomer support package, you won’t regret iStudio!!! Absolutely the BEST combination of software and support you will find!

Excellent Value for Money

Great publishing app, the family use it for all sorts of things from T Shirt design through to homework assignments.
We've all found the online tutorials really easy to follow and extremely informative.

Excellent Value :)

This is NOT user friendly

I bought this software for a marketing class that I am in, and found that MS Word turned out to be much better and easier to use. I wish that I had never spent money on this, as I have spent a few hours trying to figure out simple things to do in it, such as modify text or put in a picture, and it is WAY too compicated for such a simple task.

iStudio Publisher
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  • $17.99
  • Category: Graphics & Design
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2.1
  • Size: 17.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later

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