New in Printworks 2

Printworks 2 brings a great variety of new features, including new publishing tools, stylish interface, improved program performance, a collection of heading presets and much more.

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Design and Layout

Publisher for Mac with Spread Mode feature

Spread Mode

Spread Mode allows you to view and edit two pages simultaneously on the same sheet. It is useful when creating newsletters, magazines and other types of documents in which you use common design elements on the spread.

New document dialog in Printworks 2

New Document Dialog

Printworks 2 now prompts you to set up a new document on startup: specify page or spread size, choose number of pages, select the units of measure and set the margins.

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Customizable Grid

Enhance the accuracy of your work by using a customizable grid and conveniently set the horizontal and vertical grid spacing.

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Guide Positioning

You can set the exact position of a guide by entering a value instead of dragging it manually (use Control+click on the guide).

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Form Creation

Pica support and a customizable grid make Printworks 2 particularly convenient when working with forms. The program includes several widely used form templates that can be used as a starting point in creating your own form.

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Text Box Linking

Text box linking has evolved in version 2 by allowing the linking of existing text boxes or breaking the links between them.

Style and Performance

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Support for Touch Bar

Printworks 2 enhances the keyboard experience for those owning a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.

Interface enhancements in Printworks 2

Interface Enhancements

The user interface has become more stylish and intuitive! Check out the new tabs in the Inspector and the state-of-the-art icons on the toolbar.

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Performance Improvements

Program performance has been significantly improved, allowing the user to edit large, multi-page documents smoothly and efficiently.

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Optimized for macOS High Sierra

Printworks 2 is fully compatible with macOS High Sierra.

Useful Add-ons

Artistic headings in Printworks 2

Artistic Headings

A collection of 2D and 3D artistic heading presets guarantees that your documents will stand out. Each and every heading preset was carefully created by a professional designer who selected the textures and shapes.

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Art Text 3 Integration

Unleash your creativity making your own text effects and artistic lettering with Art Text 3 and use them in the Printworks document (requires purchase of Art Text 3).

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Integration with Depositphotos

Check out Depositphotos, one of the largest picture banks. More than 60 million pictures can be added into the document with just one click. You can buy single pictures or get a subscription. For demo purposes, download pictures with a watermark right into Printworks 2.

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Google Maps Integration

Make sure your clients can always find you. Include a street map with driving directions in your brochure or flyer. You can even add high-resolution satellite imagery of your area for advanced navigation.

Other Enhancements

Improved layers management

Improved Layer Management

Layer management was moved to the Inspector, which is much more convenient than the drop-down menu.

Pica and pixel units

Pica and Pixel Units

Printworks 2 enables work with pixel and pica units. Pixels are useful when working with web banners and social network images, while picas are widely used by designers and in typography.

Free fields

Free Fields

Free fields on the edges of the sheet are suitable for temporary placement of objects used in document creation.

Document Measurements

Document Measurements

The units of measure can now be set individually for each document and stored within it, greatly facilitating work with multiple documents.

New Resize Mode

Renewed Resize Mode

You can now resize an object proportionally by dragging its corner handles while pressing the Shift key.

New Templates

New Templates

New professionally designed templates were added to be used as a starting point.