Swift Publisher

Desktop Publishing Software for Mac

Swift Publisher is a super-intuitive, all-purpose page layout and desktop publishing app for Mac. It doesn’t matter what kind of document you need to layout and print — from brochures and calendars to CD labels and eye-catching, professional business cards — Swift Publisher covers it all.

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What Can I Design with Swift Publisher 5?

Brochure Layout

Brochures and Flyers

Create Business Card

Business Cards

CD Labels and DVD Covers

Discs and Covers

Print Envelopes

Labels and Envelopes

Swift Publisher app for iPhone and iPad.

Swift Publisher for iPhone and iPad

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500+ Professional Templates

Swift Publisher contains over 500 templates of diverse print projects, including bi-fold and tri-fold brochures, catalogs, business cards, social media, disc labels and covers, address labels and much more. Additional free templates are also available.

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Rich Clipart Collections

Swift Publisher comes with 2,000 free clipart images and 100 image masks. You can extend that with 40,000 images and 100 additional fonts with Extras Pack for just $9.99.

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Headings to Stand Out

A collection of 2D and 3D state of the art heading presets adds to the professional look of your page layout documents. Want to create your own text styles? Art Text 4 integration will assist you with that (Art Text 4 purchase required).

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Two-Page Spreads

With Swift Publisher for Mac you can view and edit two pages side-by-side. Specific to professional desktop publishing software, this functionality is very convenient for working with magazines, newspapers and other double-page layouts.

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Master Pages

Found only in the best DTP apps, Master pages are a powerful tool for creating repeating content: headers, footers, page numbers and common background for your documents.

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Import from Media Libraries

Easily access your albums, collections and favorites from Apple Photos (iPhoto, Aperture), iTunes library or from any folder in the Finder.

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Text Tools

Regular text is added with an adjustable Text Box tool. In addition, Swift Publisher has Circular Text and Vertical Text tools that are useful when designing discs and jewel case inserts.

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Customizable Text Styles

Set up and save your own text styles for any document just once and apply them with one click of the mouse.

Extensive Design Tools

Using drawing tools, gradient fills, shadows, image tiling, over 100 image masks, a built-in image editor and other tools, you'll find that the design solutions are endless.

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Flowing Text Boxes

Text boxes can be linked to make your text flow from one text box into another, even when text boxes are on different pages. That is great for complex, multi-column layouts such as self-publishing magazines and books.

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Dynamic Data Fields and Merge Printing

The program supports dynamic fields which pull data from Apple Contacts or a text file. You can use these to batch-print mailing and barcode labels, business cards or name badges.

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Unlimited Layers

Swift Publisher supports a layer-based workflow for creating complex designs with no mess. Layers have a dedicated tab in the Inspector, where you can also reorder them or make them invisible and non-printable.

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Print at Home

Swift Publisher supports hundreds of paper layouts for business cards, disc and shipping labels (from Avery, Memorex, Neato and others) and also facilitates the creation of custom layouts. Supported printers include HP, Epson, Canon and other printers with a disc tray for direct-to-disc printing, as well as DYMO, Zebra, Brother, Seiko and Primera printers to print on label rolls.

Key Features

Customizable Templates

Customizable Templates

Over 500 pre-designed templates that you can customize and use for a quick solution.

Booklet Printing

Booklet Printing

Printing booklets in Swift Publisher is simple thanks to the page imposition features.

Spread View

Spread View

Use the Spread View mode to view and edit two pages side-by-side.

Import Images

Import from Photos and Custom Folder

Use photos from your favorite Photos albums and custom folders in your design projects.

Extensive Design Toolkit

Extensive Design Toolkit

Radial and linear gradients, drawing tools, smart shapes, editing layers and much more.

Mail Merge with Apple Contacts

Mail Merge with Apple Contacts

Create a mailing list and automatically print labels or cards for all of your contacts in just one batch.

Text Tools

Flexible Text Tools

Take advantage of flowing text boxes, vertical and circle text tools.

Customizable Text Styles

Customizable Text Styles

Set up text styles for any document just once and apply them with one click of the mouse.

Customizable Grid

Customizable Grid

Take advantage of a customizable grid for precise document layout.

Unlimited Layers

Unlimited Editing Layers

Swift Publisher sports a layer-based workflow for creating complex designs with no mess.

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Export to PNG, TIFF, JPEG, EPS, and PDF

Export your projects to the most popular image formats and send them to a print shop.

Art Text Integration

Stylish Headings and Art Text 4 Integration

A collection of artistic headings and integration with Art Text 4 will brighten up your documents.

Barcodes and Serial Numbers

Barcodes and Serial Numbers

Conveniently generate QR Code, UPC, Code 39, EAN, ISBN and other barcodes using file data.

Label Paper Support

Label Paper and Printers Support

Print labels on various paper stock or directly to label rolls.

This App Just Keeps Getting Better

Not many apps get a lot better on updates but this one does. Right from opening the app up you can already see that it has been improved. A lot cleaner interface. Many new and improved features also. Great job!


Desktop Publishing Made Easy

Super app. Does what it says and then some. Developer actually responds to questions and comments! If you do a lot of projects invest in the Clipart Bundle. While not strictly needed, it opens up a lot of creative options.


I Do Much With This Software!

I’m an author and I do a lot of promotion alongside my publisher. I make memes with the software. I’ve made my own bookmarks using it, which saved me more than the software cost. It’s easy to use and really fun to crate things. For business, it enables you to do brochures and business cards, etc. I absolutely love it.



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Latest News:

October 27, 2023 Swift Publisher 5.6.9 brings bug fixes and minor improvements. Read more

February 22, 2023 Swift Publisher 5.6.6 fixes PDF export of selected pages.

January 23, 2023 Swift Publisher 5.6.5 brings various technical improvements.

News and Updates

System Requirements:

macOS 10.12 or higher.

Return Policy:

30 day money back guarantee. Learn more

Available in:

English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese.

Previous Versions:

Download older versions of Swift Publisher, and product documentation.

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