Scribus is an Open Source software that brings professional page layout to Linux/UNIX, Mac OS X, OS/2 Warp 4/eComStation and Windows desktops with a combination of press-ready output and new approaches to page design.
Scribus 1.4.0 is now available to download.what’s new in this release?
1.4.0 is based on the Qt4 application framework.
Feature enhancements to object handling
New features for vector objects, like Boolean path operations, vector effects or a line style editor.
new frame type Render Frame.
advanced options for text and typography, like character styles, optical margins, or glyph extension.
New import filters for the following file formats: Adobe Illustrator (both EPS and PDF-based), Macintosh Picture (PICT), Windows Metafile (WMF), Xfig (FIG), Calamus Vector Graphics (CVG), Kivio Stencils (SML), and DIA Shapes (SHAPE).
Scribus now enables conversion of spot colors to process colors during PDF and PostScript export with a single click.
now export to PDF 1.5, including PDF layers.
supports both littleCMS version 1 and 2.
added a feature to emulate color blindness on screen.
shipped with many more templates