84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Scribus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #16,592
United States Rank #15,524
Reach 0.0155%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 46.23 days
864.94 days >
Average installed length: 454.46 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is Scribus?

Scribus is a desktop publishing application based on the free Qt toolkit. It has a number of page layout features and competes with leading commercial applications such as Adobe PageMaker, PagePlus, QuarkXPress or Adobe InDesign. Scribus is designed for layout, typesetting and to prepare files for professional quality image setting equipment. It can also create animated and interactive PDF presentations and forms. Example uses include writing small newspapers, brochures, newsletters, posters and books. Scribus supports most major bitmap formats, including TIFF, JPEG and Adobe Photoshop. Vector drawings can be imported or directly opened for editing. The long list of supported formats includes Encapsulated PostScript, SVG, Adobe Illustrator, or Xfig. Professional type/image setting features include CMYK colors and ICC color management. It has a built-in scripting engine using Python. It is available in more than 24 languages.

About  (from The Scribus Team)

Scribus is an Open Source program that brings professional page layout to Linux, BSD UNIX, GNU/Hurd, Mac OS X, OS/2 Warp 4, eComStation, Haiku and Windows desktops with a combination of press-ready output and new approaches to page design. Underneath a modern and user-friendly interface, Scribus supports professional p...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.scribus.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\scribus
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Scribus\uninst.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Scribus

Program executable:scribus.exe
Name:Scribus - Open Source Desktop Publishing
Path:C:\Program Files\scribus\scribus.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Scribus (Installer for Scribus
  • qt-mt3.dll (by Trolltech AS) - Qt
  • cairo2.dll
  • freetype.dll
  • iconv.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • jpeg62.dll (by Independent JPEG Group ) - Jpeg (Jpeg: library and tools for JPEG images)
  • libcharset.dll
  • libexpat.dll
  • libimage.dll (by Silicon Graphics, Inc ) - SgiTools (SgiTools: tools and library for SGI (.rgb) images)
  • libpng13.dll (by LibPng) - LibPng (LibPng: PNG image compression library)
  • libtiff3.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - Tiff (Libtiff3: library and tools for TIFF images)
  • libxml2.dll
  • msvcp70.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr70.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • python24.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • qtconfig.exe
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Scribus.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6C421A0-EB99-4C86-8487-465B9E7553EE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Scribus?

You can uninstall Scribus from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Scribus, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Scribus.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.89%
Windows Vista 15.08%
Windows XP 12.46%
Windows 10 5.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.25%
Windows 7 Professional 12.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.62%
Windows 10 Home 2.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.99%
  France 12.74%
  Germany 7.32%
  Italy 7.05%
  United Kingdom 5.15%
  Australia 2.71%
  Canada 2.71%
  Sweden 2.44%
  Netherlands 1.90%
  Finland 1.63%
  Spain 1.63%
  Thailand 1.08%
  Belgium 1.08%
  Austria 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.22%
Dell 24.85%
Acer 15.98%
ASUS 5.92%
Toshiba 4.73%
Samsung 3.55%
Intel 3.55%
Lenovo 2.96%
American Megatrends 2.37%
Medion 1.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.28%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.46%
Acer Aspire 5740 2.46%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.46%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.46%
Packard Bell imedia S1300 2.46%


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