Laidout is desktop publishing software, particularly for multipage, cut and folded booklets, with page sizes that don't even have to be rectangular. Laidout allows editing in the master printing page order, or, just as easily in reader spreads, as it would appear after the book is assembled. hot
Scribus brings award-winning professional DTP to Linux and *nix desktops with a combination of "press-ready" output and new approaches to page layout. Read more Killer App hot
e:doc gives the users of SGML-based text systems the possibility to design their documents in a nearly WYSIWYG environment.
(commercial) Abode's heavyweight application that is widely used in the technical publishing field to create and manage complex documents.
GPdf is a PDF viewer for the GNOME 2 platform. It is based on the Xpdf by Derek B. Noonburg/Glyph & Cog and the GNOME Print Preview widget.
InfoPlace Document Organizer
(commercial) InfoPlace Document Organizer lets end users publish documents and URLs, organize them in categories, and assign searchable properties such as titles,description, and keywords. It features an easy-to-use browser-based interface.
MuPDF is a lightweight PDF and XPS viewer. The renderer in MuPDF is tailored for high quality anti-aliased graphics. It renders text with metrics and spacing accurate to within fractions of a pixel for the highest fidelity in reproducing the look of a printed page on screen. Read more
(commercial) PageStream is a full-featured desktop publishing program. It is suitable for all levels of publishing, from simple newsletters to color advertisements to technical books. With PageStream you can create letters, colorful schoolwork, presentations, business cards and any other type of document.
Passepartout is an Open Source Desktop Publishing* application for the X Window System*. The goal of this project is to create a system capable of producing pre-press material of professional quality, but also to be a useful tool for any enthusiast with access to a printer. The main focus is on making it easy for the user to create publications with a flexible layout, typical examples being magazines, brochures and leaflets.
(commercial) PDF Studio is an easy-to-use, powerful PDF editor. PDF Studio maintains full compatibility with the PDF format and supports most PDF functions.
PDFGambas is a viewer for PDF documents written as an example of the gb.gtk.pdf component usage.
Scenic PDF Viewer
Scenic PDF Viewer is a PDF viewer based on Xpdf. It uses the Scenic graphics library for drawing and features antialiased text and graphics. OpenGL is emplyed, which results in fast rendering if hardware acceleration is available.
Xpdf is an open source viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Xpdf is designed to be small and efficient. It can use Type 1, TrueType, or standard X fonts.
xpdf-intl is a patched version of Xpdf with support for localization using gettext. Xpdf is a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.