Desktop Publishing Software

By Ryan Day, Robert Mason and Matthew Butcher

Introduction

Desktop publishing software is used to produce documents that tend to consist of more than just text e.g. the document could contain artwork such as photographs clipart some carttons and graphs coinciding with the text. Most of these tend to be prepared with different software and then they are inported into the DTP software.

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Features of professional DTP software

Professional DTP software is usually used by large publishing houses that need to produce complex designs whether they be for magazines catalouges newspapers books and the list goes on. Seems though professional DTP is used to design publications just like the DTP available for household usage the people who are using the proffesional software will be able to use their own designs and therefore will not want to make comprimises that need to be made in the home DTP.