Typesetting Software in the Best of the Web Directory

Typesetting Software

Adobe InDesign

Publishing software that features a customizable links panel, page transitions, conditional text, cross references, smart guides, and spread rotation.

The Freetype Project

Freely available software library to render fonts.


Suite of software based on an interpreter for Adobe Systems' PostScript and Portable Document Format page description languages.


A "smart font" system developed specifically to handle the complexities of lesser-known languages of the world.


Document formatting system designed and implemented by the Basser Department of Computer Science, University of Sydney, Australia.


Web based DPT app designed for business use.


Cloud based DTP software which uses images from any source.

Platypus Zone

Full-featured open source page layout and typesetting system written in Java and relying on the iText library.


Open source page layout program for Linux, FreeBSD, PC-BSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, OpenIndiana, Debian GNU/Hurd, Mac OS X, OS/2 Warp 4, eComStation, Haiku and Windows.

SILE Typesetter

Describes this typesetting software and provides downloads and updates.


Typesetting tool for academic researchers.


Easy online application for font comparisons.

Xara Page and Layout Designer

Combines DTP with photo and illustration editing tools.

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