Scribus is an Open Source Desktop Publishing Software for Windows, Linux and Mac platform, which has got potential to compete with other similar commercial applications.
Any powerful Desktop Publishing (DTP) Software such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe PageMaker or Quark Xpress costs a huge amount which makes them unsuitable for small businesses or for personal use.
Since Scribus is an Open Source Desktop Publishing Software, it comes Free and with advance features for publication, such as Advance Color Separations, support for CMYK and Spot Color, flexible PDF creation, Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) support, Import functionality for SVG, PSD any many other supported format files, Advance Font Configurations, Frames, Styles, and layering support.
It also comes with few predefined templates such as Brochures, Cards, Newsletters, Posters etc, which can be used to start working with designs without much effort.
Therefore if you are looking for some professional quality tool for designing your Book, Brochures or Cards, go and grab this feature rich application Scribus from its website.
Scribus is available for all major platforms such as Windows, Linux, Mac OS X as well as for OS/2 Warp 4/eComStation.
You can also access full tutorial on Scribus Wiki Site.
Do let us know how much useful this application has been for you.