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Should I remove Scribus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,720
United States Rank #18,670
Reach 0.0192%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.16 days
1037.33 days >
Average installed length: 545.04 days


1.4.2 100.00%

Scribus 1.4.2

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:\pc and system tools\scribus 1.4.2
Uninstaller: C:\PC and System Tools\Scribus 1.4.2\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 46.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Scribus 1.4.2

Program executable:scribus.exe
Name:Scribus - Open Source Desktop Publishing
Scribus 1.4.2svn
Path:C:\pc and system tools\scribus 1.4.2\scribus.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Scribus (Installer for Scribus 1.4.2)
  • libpng13.dll (by LibPng) - LibPng (LibPng: PNG image compression library)
  • python27.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • jpeg62.dll (by Independent JPEG Group ) - Jpeg (Jpeg: library and tools for JPEG images)
  • libtiff3.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - Tiff (Libtiff3: library and tools for TIFF images)
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • cairo2.dll
  • freetype.dll
  • libcharset.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • w9xpopen.exe
  • iconv.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)

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 1.4.2, 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) 60%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.80%
Windows 10 19.26%
Windows XP 10.82%
Windows Vista 7.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.07%
Windows 7 Professional 14.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.02%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.31%
Windows 8.1 3.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.95%
  France 12.90%
  Germany 11.92%
  Italy 10.95%
  United Kingdom 5.11%
  Netherlands 3.16%
  Canada 2.92%
  Spain 2.43%
  Australia 1.95%
  Belgium 1.95%
  Finland 1.22%
  Argentina 0.97%
  Brazil 0.97%
  Greece 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.19%
Hewlett-Packard 18.78%
Acer 16.43%
ASUS 13.62%
Samsung 5.16%
Intel 4.69%
Toshiba 4.23%
Lenovo 3.29%
American Megatrends 2.82%
Medion 0.94%
NEC 0.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.17%
ASUSTeK K55VD 2.38%
HP Pavilion dm1 Notebook ... 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.38%
Acer Aspire 5750 1.59%
ASUSTeK UX31E 1.59%


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