Microsoft Publisher- (like) sotware for a Mac?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by drewel, Jul 28, 2004.

  1. drewel macrumors member


    Jun 3, 2004
    Is there such a thing? I was so accustomed to using Publisher before switching to a Mac but now I find myself in a pinch. Is there a cheap or free alternative for a Mac?
  2. Horrortaxi macrumors 68020


    Jul 6, 2003
    Los Angeles
    Cheap/free--so you're probably not looking at Adobe InDesign. AppleWorks may just offer what you're looking for. I actually never did anything in Publisher that Word or AppleWorks couldn't do...not that I used Publisher very much...
  3. ozimax macrumors member


    Mar 21, 2004
    Nth Coast NSW
    Try Ragtime Solo

    Indesign is my next scheduled purchase when I find the cash, however, there is a free programme called Ragtime Solo, (free for non profit/commercial use) - check it out at

    Apple works, like MS Publisher, is definitely limited compared to Pagemaker/Indesign etc, but Ragtime may be worth a try, you have nothing to lose!

  4. Chip NoVaMac macrumors G3

    Chip NoVaMac

    Dec 25, 2003
    Northern Virginia
    I have heard of Ragtime, have not tried it.

    You can get the Adobe Suite for $400 if you tale any class at community college I believe.

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