Under construction. June/July 2007. These glossary and software pages are a work in progress. Please understand that definitions are being added daily but will take time to finish.
Publishing, Printing, And Design Software
Artists have a wide variety of needs, oftwen that includes publishing books, pamphlets, brochures and so on. There is the expensive way which is to give a basic Word document to a publisher, and there is the affordable way, which is to do it all or in part yourself. This then is a rough guide to design and publishing programs and related things you need to know.
Publishing, Printing, And Design Software.
- Art Text Software for creating high quality textual graphics, headings, logos, icons, web banners and buttons. The program allows you to easily modify any texts and vector shapes into a fancy graphic. Create distinctive business presentations, brochures, flyers, postcards, business cards and graphics for web sites with the program. Macintosh only. Official web site.
- Business Card Composer One of the best software programs that allows
anyone to design and print their own business cards at home using
business card blanks sold at stationery stores and your home printer.
The results can look as good as a professionally printed business card
and save a lot of money. Macintosh only. Official web site.
- Disc Cover Design and print CD labels. Professional results. Uses commonly available blank CD label stock. Macintosh only. Official web site.
- Image Tricks A free plug-in for BeLight software that enables further manipulation and special effects when deigning graphics. Macintosh only. Official web site.
- Live Interior 3D Interior design software that enables 3 dimensional views of rooms, changing furniture, colors, removing walls, adding windows etc. A fantastic tool for professionals and home renovators alike. Macintosh only. Official web site.
- Mail Factory An office tool for designing and printing
envelopes, postcards, address and shipping labels.
It is flexible, and
uses merge printing for automating correspondence. Macintosh only. Official web site.
- Printfolio a suite of 4 professional design software programs (Business Card Composer, Swift Publisher, Disc Cover, Mail Factory) with Art Text LE, and Image Tricks that provides a complete professional publishing solution for office needs such as business cards, brochures, newsletters, letterheads and other stationery, automated mailing labels, professional CD labels, text and logo design etc. Excellent software. Macintosh only. Official web site.
- Swift Publisher Design software optimized for the design of brochures, fliers, newsletters, catlogs, booklets. Allows anyone to make professional looking promotional material without the training required for using full publishing programs. Macintosh only. Official web site.