Favorite Product List Summer 2004

Jun 01, 2004 at 04:50 pm by staff


Each year I take the opportunity to create a list of my favorite software and hardware products for newspapers. This list is by no means exhaustive. It merely represents an attempt to provide insight into purchasing questions posed to me most often by newspaper managers. In many cases product titles remain the same, while versions change over the years. Occasionally there is a noticeable change, as was the case when InDesign replaced QuarkXpress on this list a few years back. With this in mind, here is my list for 2004: Pagination Software For the fourth straight year, the nod goes to Adobe InDesign. Now up to version 3.0 (most commonly referred to as InDesign CS), InDesign has left the competition in the dust. With features including drop shadows, feathering, excellent font control and more, InDesign has set a new standard in page layout. Add the ability to open InDesign, PageMaker and QuarkXpress 4 files and InDesign appears set to be

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