Scribus is an open-source desktop publishing program running under Linux, Unix, MacOS X, OS/2, and Windows desktops. Scribus supports professional publishing features, such as CMYK color, separations, ICC color management and versatile PDF creation. Commercial programs to which Scribus can be compared are: Adobe PageMaker, QuarkXPress, and Adobe InDesign.

Scribus is licensed under the GNU General Public License.