Scribus v22.214.171.124 beta for OS/2 & eComStation
Scribus is an open-source program that brings award-winning
professional page layout to Linux/Unix, MacOS X, OS/2 and Windows
desktops with a combination of "press-ready" output and
new approaches to page layout.
Underneath the modern and user friendly interface, Scribus
supports professional publishing features, such as CMYK color,
separations, ICC color management and versatile PDF creation.
The Scribus Team is very pleased to welcome a release on the OS/2 &
eComStation platform. We would like to thank Paul Smedley who has
taken the time to port Scribus itself, and those who have ported the
other supporting libraries to OS/2. We will endeavour to find and
resolve issues specific to the platform when they are discovered,
specifically relating to levels of supporting libraries such as Qt.
- Supports OS/2 Warp4(R) and eComStation(TM)
- Requires libc061.dll - which is available from
- GhostScript is a recommended installation as per the standard
Scribus install instructions. Set the PostScript interpreter in
Scribus' preferences to point to your installation. Example: the
AFPL GhostScript executable from their gs854os2.zip is gsos2.exe.
This package includes install instructions (note the GS_LIB
- Printing support is not complete, but PDF export is, you can easily
print via Acrobat Reader or another PDF viewer as a temporary
- The Qt released on OS/2 is quite old and issues may arise due to
General feedback can be provided to firstname.lastname@example.org and via the
normal Scribus communications methods (IRC, mailing list etc), bug
reports should go to http://bugs.scribus.net.
If you like this software and want to support continued OS/2 ports,
please consider donating via PayPal via the link at
or via the Mensys online store at http://www.mensys.net/os2ports