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Top Microsoft Publisher Alternatives and Competitors

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Best Alternatives and Competitors to Microsoft Publisher

Compare how Microsoft Publisher stacks up to the competition in the areas that matter most to real users to short list options that will best fit your business needs.

Canva

Canva for Teams

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Compared to Microsoft Publisher, Canva for Teams is:

More Innovative

More Inspiring

More Transparent

More Efficient

More Respectful

More Reliable

Adobe Systems

Adobe InDesign

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Compared to Microsoft Publisher, Adobe InDesign is:

More Innovative

More Inspiring

More Reliable

More Respectful

Worse at Support

Worse at Integrating

Alludo

CorelDRAW

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Compared to Microsoft Publisher, CorelDRAW is:

More Inspiring

More Innovative

More Respectful

More Efficient

More Transparent

More Reliable

VistaCreate

VistaCreate

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Compared to Microsoft Publisher, VistaCreate is:

More Innovative

More Inspiring

More Transparent

More Efficient

More Respectful

More Reliable

Wondershare Technology

PDFelement

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+85

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Compared to Microsoft Publisher, PDFelement is:

More Innovative

More Inspiring

Easier to Use

More Transparent

More Reliable

More Respectful

Lucid Software Inc.

Lucidpress

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Compared to Microsoft Publisher, Lucidpress is:

More Innovative

More Inspiring

More Transparent

More Caring

Worse at Support

Worse at Integrating

Serif

Affinity Publisher

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Compared to Microsoft Publisher, Affinity Publisher is:

More Innovative

More Efficient

More Respectful

More Reliable

More Caring

More Transparent

Apple

Pages

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+81

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Compared to Microsoft Publisher, Pages is:

More Inspiring

More Innovative

More Efficient

More Transparent

More Caring

Easier to Customize

Quark

QuarkXPress

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+64

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Compared to Microsoft Publisher, QuarkXPress is:

More Reliable

Easier to Use

Less Transparent

Less Inspiring

Worse at Support

Less Efficient

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