Release Notes

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What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.5.2

  • Swift Publisher can now open documents created in Business Card Composer.
  • Support for label printers added: DYMO, Zebra, Brother, Seiko, Primera.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.5.1

  • Swift Publisher can now open documents created in Disc Cover.
  • Fixed crash when closing a document in the Full Screen Mode.
  • Fixed a bug where the Calendar’s stroke would toggle on and off when selecting the Calendar.
  • Fixed the problem with the background color of the Circular Text input window in the Dark Mode.
  • Avery 22806 label stock added.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.5

CD/DVD Labels and Inserts

  • Print directly to disc with supported printers (popular Canon, Epson, HP models with disc tray).
  • Design CD/DVD labels, jewel box covers, tray inserts, folding booklets and many more.
  • Support for hundreds of CD/DVD label papers from Avery and other vendors.
  • Ready-made designs for music and photo discs.
  • Insert song titles, album and artist names and cover art from iTunes library.

Labels and Envelopes

  • Design and print mailing, shipping, file folder and other labels.
  • Label stock from popular vendors supported.
  • Standard metric and US envelopes.
  • Create custom envelopes and label layouts.
  • Print addresses on your labels and envelopes directly from Contacts app.
  • Print barcode labels with UPC, EAN, ISBN, QR and other barcodes.

Business Cards

  • Over 60 ready-made designs of horizontal and vertical business cards.
  • Hundreds of supported business card stock.
  • Create custom layouts easily.
  • Print at home or export to PDF for a printshop.

Folded and Flat Cards

  • Design postcards, flat and folded greeting cards.
  • Print on plain paper or on greeting card paper from Avery and other vendors.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.0.11

  • In Mojave, the program now can access Contacts and Photos properly.
  • Fixed a problem where text box boundaries would display in printing and export.
  • Fixed a bug with saving calendar stoke parameters.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.0.10

  • Fixed a bug with text not drawing properly in the text editing mode.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.0.9

  • Fixes an issue with ghost lines appearing on the screen in Mojave.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.0.8

  • Support for Dark Mode in macOS Mojave. The app will automatically switch between the Dark and Light mode based on the setting in System Preferences.
  • Google Maps integration is now working correctly.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.0.7

  • Minor fixes and improvements.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.0.6

  • Minor fixes and improvements.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.0.5

  • Memory management was optimized.
  • Fixed a problem with preview display for some templates in the Template Gallery.
  • Fixed unintended scrolling of Inspector controls on High Sierra.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.0.4

  • Fixed an issue when the application would not start after upgrading to High Sierra.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.0.3

  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra ready.
  • Minor fixes and improvements.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.0.2

  • Addresses an issue with Master Pages not applying correctly in documents with facing pages.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.0.1


  • The application can now correctly access the additional clipart pack purchased as in-app purchase in the previous version.

Bug Fixes

  • Some saved documents would not open if the Source panel had been extended much wider than the default setting.
  • Fixed a problem causing text wrapping to reset after opening or attempting to print a document.
  • The Forms and Social Media template categories could be missing in versions other than English.
  • The Bleeds setting in Export Options now works correctly for documents with facing pages.
  • Fixed a problem when Heading objects of a very small size could prevent documents from opening.
  • The application could be launched on Mac OS X earlier than 10.10 even though such systems are not supported.
  • The program could crash when viewing My Templates containing calendars or 3D Headings.
  • Other performance and stability improvements.
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What's new in Swift Publisher v.5.0

  • Stylish new interface.
  • Swift Publisher 5 now supports Touch Bar.
  • Performance improvements facilitate working with large documents.
  • Layer management was moved to a dedicated tab in the Inspector.
  • New templates of magazines, newspapers, greeting cards, and forms added.
  • A collection of artistic 2D and 3D heading presets guarantees your documents stand out.
  • Art Text 3 integration (Art Text 3 purchase is required).
  • Integration with Depositphotos — an online store of over 60 million vector and raster images.
  • Support for Google Maps.
  • Spread Mode lets you see and edit two pages on the screen.
  • The inner architecture of Swift Publisher was redesigned to take full advantage of macOS Sierra capabilities.
  • New Document dialog.
  • New grid with customizable horizontal and vertical spacing.
  • Pixels and Picas measurement units added.
  • Guides can now be positioned precisely by entering exact coordinates.
  • New resize mode using Shift button added.
  • Working with text boxes has been improved: it is now possible to link and unlink existing text boxes.
  • Measurement units are stored in the document, making it convenient when working with different documents.
  • Free zones on the edges of the canvas have been added to serve as temporary storage areas for objects used in the design process.
  • Fixed the problem with unnecessary temporary files accumulating over time and using up disc space.
  • Text direction control was added for Circular Text.
  • Multiple other improvements and bug fixes.
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What's new in Swift Publisher v.4.0.5

  • Minor fixes and improvements.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.4.0.4

  • Image search in the Internet has been fixed — it is launched in the Web browser.
  • New image quality setting added to PDF export setting: 72 DPI (Screen).
  • Fixed scrolling in the Masks panel under El Capitan.
  • Images inserted into the document from the Source panel are now centered properly.
  • Dynamic Fields now export to PDF correctly with the “Convert text to curves” option enabled.
  • The Copy/Paste commands now work for Dynamic Fields inside text boxes.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.4.0.3

  • Fixed a number of minor issues.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.4.0.2

  • Increased performance when working with multi-page documents containing large texts.
  • Page Numbers and other dynamic fields update correctly on Master Pages.
  • Fixed crashes when adding and editing QR code.
  • Corrected the problem with a wrong page order in the booklet printing mode.
  • Fixed a number of issues with opening and saving documents.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.4.0.1

  • Multiple improvements in the Pages Preview panel.
  • Improved compatibility with Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
  • Over 30 new templates.
  • Other minor fixes.

What's new in Swift Publisher v.4

  • El Captain style interface.
  • The new Photos app released in OS X 10.10.3 is now supported.
  • It is now possible to create and print a number of popular barcode types.
  • Dynamic data fields for merge printing have been introduced.
  • Circle and Circular Text tools have been added.
  • The built-in clipart has been overhauled and the number of images increased to more than 2,000.
  • 70 new pre-designed templates added.
  • The new Welcome Window offers easy access to tutorials and other resources.
  • Export to PNG added.
  • Set page range for PDF export.
  • Exchange documents between your Mac computers thanks to iCloud Drive support.
  • Multiple other improvements.
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