Contents • • • • • Overview [ ] Publisher is included in higher-end editions of, reflecting Microsoft's emphasis on the application as an easy-to-use and less expensive alternative to the 'heavyweights' with a focus on the small-business market, where firms do not have dedicated design professionals available to make marketing materials and other documents. However, it has a relatively small share of the desktop publishing market, which is dominated by and. In, while most of Microsoft Office apps adopted in their user interface, Publisher retained its and did not adopt ribbons until the next version,. Compatibility [ ] has supported Publisher's (.pub) since February 2013. X4 features read-only support.
Many of the free desktop publishing software downloads are specialty utilities. They are fine for a specific job—such as labels or business cards—but they aren't full-featured. Since it comes with Office, Microsoft Publisher is a go-to tool for many users, but does it beat other desktop publishing programs? We review it and find out.
Also saves files with a.pub extension, but the two files are incompatible and unrelated. Publisher supports numerous other file formats, including the (EMF) format, which is supported on Windows platforms. The Microsoft Publisher can be used to view.pub files beyond the trial period. Computor edge. Archived from on 2011-09-02.