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Microsoft publisher

danpet - February 26, 2008 - 4:17am
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Could u add any program that would be compatible with MS Publisher?

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Do you know of one?

Hi, and welcome to Portable Apps.

Generally, this forum is for requesting that specific apps be made portable, rather than just for hunting for apps.

However, in the case of MS Publisher, I'm not sure that there even is such an application. It has been asked about before in the support forum, and the best solution was to use a site called Zamzar to convert it to some other format.

The thread is here and there is a link in it to the converter site.

If you (or anyone else) does know of a Publisher compatible OpenSource app, please feel free to let us know

Portable Scribus.

'nuff said.

Except that it doesn't read PUB files

nice app - portable version at

But it isn't compatible with MS Publisher, it just happens to also be a desktop publishing app.

So is doesn't actually do what the OP said they wanted.


Scribus is listed as Open Source alternative for MS Publisher on osalt. I don't know if it's compatible though.

Read 2 comments up.

Read 2 comments up.

The developer formerly known as ZGitRDun8705

As I said I don't know if

As I said I don't know if it's compatible.


Looks like 2 comments up is just tedpoe mentioning Scribus.

hmm totally overlooked that

hmm totally overlooked that one.