Scribus 1.3.6 for OS/2 and eComStation released
April 27, 2010 by firstname.lastname@example.org
The Scribus Team is pleased to announce the release of the development version
Scribus 1.3.6 for OS/2 Warp 4 and eComStation.
In addition to the information provided in the announcement for other platforms (see: http://www.scribus.net/?q=node/208), please note that the following requirements have to be met:
You can download a ZIP archive containing an installer either from
The Scribus Team is much obliged to Paul Smedley for taking pains over porting
Scribus to the OS/2 and eComStation platforms.
The Scribus Team would like to thank Anduin.net/Øverby Consulting (Norway) for
their continued hosting of all of the Scribus websites.
We are also grateful to Linux New Media (Germany) for sponsoring.
Moreover, the Scribus Team is pleased to name Resene Colours (New Zealand),
dtp studio (Germany), Serenity Systems (USA), Vectorportal (Russia) and
Marabu-Druckfarben (Germany) as Special Supporters.
Finally, the Scribus Team would like to thank the many end users, translators,
testers and contributors who helped us with this important release.
A Special Note to OS/2 and eComStation Users
If you like this software and want to support continued ports, please consider donating via PayPal via the link at smedley.info/os2ports, or via the Mensys online store at http://www.mensys.net/os2ports
You can also sponsor/support the "Qt4 for OS/2" project at
www.mensys.com/NetlabsQT4 -- without the Netlabs Qt4 project, this
port could not exist!
Scribus is an award-winning, cross-platform Open-Source page layout application with a focus on high-quality and commercial-grade PDF and PostScript output. Originally developed on Linux, Scribus runs natively on Mac OS X, OS/2 Warp 4/eComStation, many forms of UNIX and Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 by now.
Underneath a user-friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing features, such as CMYK colour, spot colours, separations, ICC colour management, printing marks and versatile PDF creation, including PDF/X.
Encouraged by professionals and beginners alike, the Scribus Team, supported by a large and constantly growing number of enthusiastic contributors from all over the world, is dedicated to improve "one of the most powerful and useful open-source projects out there" (TechRepublic).