All-Purpose Desktop Publishing App for Mac

Printworks is a super intuitive, all-purpose page layout and desktop publishing app for Mac. It doesn’t matter what kind of document you need to layout and print. From brochures and calendars to CD labels and beautiful, professional business cards, Printworks covers it all.

Just choose and customize one of 480+ templates or design a document from scratch with extensive desktop publishing and design tools! Resulting design can be printed on your home printer or sent to a print shop.

What Can I Design with Printworks?

Brochure Layout
Brochures and Flyers
Design promotional materials of all kinds.
Create Business Card
Business Cards
Batch print professional business cards.
CD Labels and DVD Covers
Discs and Covers
Easily design music and photo CDs or DVDs.
Print Envelopes
Labels & Envelopes
Quickly take care of those large mailing lists.
Holiday Greeting Card
Greeting Cards
Personalize holiday and birthday greetings.
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All You Need for Desktop Publishing

Document Diversity

Document Diversity

This app is loaded. With over 480 templates for flyers, brochures, discs, business cards, labels, calendars, and more. Printworks handles all kinds of page layout and desktop publishing documents, with elegance. Each type of document comes with specific features unique to that project type. Such as iTunes track import for discs, mail merge for labels and envelopes, and Apple Contacts integration for business cards. The app has been tailored to cater to all of your design needs while keeping the workflow seamless and comfortable.

Spline Tool

A Full Design Arsenal

Printworks has all of the design tools you would expect from good desktop publishing software. And much more. It’s not just shape tools, shadows, strokes, and gradients. It’s a built-in photo editor that contains over 80 image filters. With the spline drawing tool you will easily draw out anything you need, whether you can draw by hand or not. Or use one of 2,000 high-quality clipart images to help build the design from scratch. Not enough? Get over 40,000 clipart images and 100 fonts with the Extras Pack.

Text Formating

Desktop Publishing Tools

Typography is what Printworks does best. From flowing text boxes to a custom heading tool that lets you create artsy titles for your projects. Easily create a set of text styles that can be applied to text boxes with just one click of the mouse. No need to edit every piece of text by hand. There are also a few tools for circular text and vertical text for discs and jewel case inserts.

Print at Home or Print Shop

Printing and Export

Print your desktop publishing documents right at home. The app supports hundreds of label and paper layouts from Avery, Memorex, and Neato for disc, label, or business card projects. Or export them to an image format (PDF, PNG, JPEG, TIFF and EPS) and send them over to your local print shop.

Key Features

Customizable Templates
Take advantage of over 480 customizable templates for flyers, discs, cards, and labels.

Over 2,000 Clipart Images
A collection of 2,000 photos, illustrations, and more. Get 40,000 with the Extras Pack.

Extensive Design Toolkit
Radial and linear gradients, drawing tools, smart shapes, editing layers, and much more.

Flexible Text Tools
Circular text, vertical text tool, flowing text boxes, and comprehensive editing tools.

Customizable Text Styles
Set up text styles for any document just once and apply them with one click of the mouse.

Mail Merge with Apple Contacts
Create a mailing list and automatically print labels or cards for all contacts, in one batch.

Import iTunes Music Tracks
Creating a music disc? Import entire track lists right from your iTunes music library.

Import Pictures from Photos and iPhoto
Use photos from your favorite Photos and iPhoto albums in your desktop publishing documents.

Unlimited Editing Layers
Printworks sports a layer-based workflow for creating complex designs without the clutter.

Barcodes and Serial Numbers
Conveniently generate QR Code, UPC, Code 39, EAN, ISBN, and other barcodes using file data.

Custom Heading Editor
Remember the WordArt feature of Microsoft Word? This heading editor is so much better.

Support for Papers and Labels
Support for popular label manufacturers, including Avery, Memorex, and A-One.

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What Our Users Say on the Mac App Store

A lot for your money

You get a lot for your money with this app. You can combine several tasks with the same app without having to go back and forth from one app to another. I produce a lot of signs and this app helps me to produce some great looking materials for my clients.


Great software at a great price

After checking out the features, I was quite surprised that it was so reasonably priced. I’ve only been using it for a short time, but it is very intuitive and easy to use. I’ve created three projects from scratch (although they do have some very good templates!) and have been very pleased with the results of each. Printworks allows you to do real desktop publishing easily and inexpensively. I highly recommend it!


Works much like MS Publisher

If you are transitioning from a Windows environment to a MAC OS environment, Printworks is the program for you for your desktop publishing needs. It took me about 20 minutes after I downloaded Printworks from the Apps Store to create a professional looking business card. I was impressed with the ease at which I was able to quickly use my Publisher skills to work with Printworks.




Printworks vs Swift Publisher
A brief overview of printers, pros and cons.

Paper Sizes and Formats Explained
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DTP 1101: Desktop Publishing Basics
An article outlining the basics of desktop publishing software.

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Latest News

February 12, 2016
Printworks 1.2.1 fixes image search in the Internet and adds many improvements. Read more

November 9, 2015
Printworks 1.2 adds 80 new templates and brings various other improvements.

June 17, 2015
Printworks 1.1 brings support for Photos, adds new postcard templates and more.

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Program Info

System Requirements:
OS X 10.8.5 or later. macOS Sierra compatible

Return Policy:
30 day money back guarantee.

Available in:
English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese.

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