Five App Screenshots: Better desktop publishing

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This screenshot gallery is also available as a post in the TechRepublic Five Apps Blog.

In the world of savvy business, we need a way to advertise our wares and services in an eye-catching and thought-provoking manner. Take a business like a restaurant or an antique shop and the owner might want to design a poster or flyer for the newspaper or local circular, but without the right tools, nobody will get far.

Desktop publishing plays a huge role in crafting catchy advertisements, business cards, banners, billboards and more, going beyond the capabilities of the more plain text-centric word processor. Here are five desktop publishing apps that give Windows users the power to exercise their creativity effectively.

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