Here’s the Deal
Slant is powered by a community that helps you make informed decisions. Tell us what you’re passionate about to get your personalized feed and help others.
I have used some of the DTP's in this article in previous years , although Afinity is still under development, it already out performs others in its class. As with any new software there are teething issues , and it costs, not a lot, for a life time licence . If you don't want the next update XX that costs, stay with version X, it will still work. I have used Serif products in the past with mixed feelings on some of their products, but they know about DTP software. Afinity has set a fire, other software companies will have a hard time putting out. See More
You can quickly find solutions, tutorials etc online when you need help. Contrast this to Scribus, which despite its rich feature set, is often unintuitive and awkward to use, and help from other users sometimes difficult to find. See More
Affinity Publisher free Beta version available for Windows and Mac. See More
Built by Slant
Find the best product
Stop wasting time searching endlessly. Lustre recommends the best products at their lowest prices.
4.7 star rating
Add to Chrome - It's FreeAdd to Edge - It's FreeAdd to Firefox - It's FreeAdd to Opera - It's FreeAdd to Brave - It's FreeAdd to Safari - It's FreeTry now - it's free
It has as the ability to use snap-to guides, create tables and access hundreds of fonts. The master page window allows you to easily insert headers, footers and additional pages to your project. It has a guiding system that allows you to resize your image while keeping its proportional shape. It utilizes alignment lines to help you place your images and text symmetrically throughout your document. See More
You are required to pay for a monthly art asset subscription to access everything. It can only be purchased through subscription. The cheapest is the Single App subscription plan. If you need Photoshop, Illustrator or other Adobe software, you can select the All Apps subscription plan. See More
InDesign is commonly grouped with Photoshop and Illustrator, its photo editing tools are bare-bones. You can use vector graphics tools and basic effects tools such as transparency, gradients, text-on-a-path, 3D effects, and quick shapes, but you can't adjust the image color or remove blemishes like red eye in your photos. See More
Its custom guidelines help you align elements on the page, and master pages give you control over elements like page numbers or framing blocks of color. Publisher even has full support for CMYK-optimized printing, the printing format used by ink printers to produce clear, high quality printing. See More