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Publisher 2013


Publisher 2013

Publisher 2013 is rated3.2222 out of5 by18.
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Microsoft Publisher 2013 is the simple path to professional publications that make an impact.

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Microsoft Publisher 2013 is the simple path to professional publications that make an impact.




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Publish like a pro

Microsoft Publisher 2013 helps you create, personalize, and share a wide range of professional-quality publications and marketing materials with ease.

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Simple tools make it easy to stand out

Effects. Use professional-looking effects for text, shapes and pictures, including softer shadows, reflections, and OpenType features such as ligatures and stylistic alternates, that are familiar to use because they work like the effects in other Office applications that support them.

Online pictures. Use Publisher to search your online albums on Facebook, Flickr and other services and add pictures directly to the document, without having to save them first to your desktop, laptop, or slate.**

**Internet connection required

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Personalize for your audience

Mail merge. Include photos and links in the familiar mail merge tools, and boost the personalization of your newsletters, cards, and emails.

Mailings tab. All your personalization needs in one place in the ribbon

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Publish the way you want

Photo Printing. It’s now even easier to print your great-looking publications or photo albums at any print shop with the ability to save all of your pages to a common picture format, such as JPG.

Email. Share a page as an email or send the entire publication in the email message (as HTML) – all the pages will be combined to one message for you.

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Required Processor

1 gigahertz (Ghz) or faster x86- or x64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set

Required Operating System

Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012

Required Memory

1GB RAM (32 bit); 2GB RAM (64 bit)

Required Hard Disk Space

3.0GB available

Required Display

Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphics card and 1024 x 576 resolution

Required .NET Version

3.5, 4.0, or 4.5


A touch-enabled device is required to use any multi-touch functionality. However, all features and functionality are always available by using a keyboard, mouse, or other standard or accessible input device. Note that new touch features are optimized for use with Windows 8.

Additional System Requirements

Some functionality may vary, based on the system configuration. Some features may require additional or advanced hardware or server connectivity.

Note:   System requirements are rounded up to the nearest 0.5GB, to be conservative. For example, if we measure an application’s required hard disk space to be 1.99GB, we recommend 2.5GB of disk space. Our hard disk system requirements are intentionally larger than the actual disk space usage of the software.

A graphics processor helps increase the performance of certain features, such as drawing tables in Excel 2013 or transitions, animations, and video integration in PowerPoint 2013. Use of a graphics processor with Office 2013 requires a Microsoft DirectX 10-compliant graphics processor that has 64MB of video memory. These processors were widely available in 2007. Most computers that are available today include a graphics processor that meets or exceeds this standard. However, if you or your users do not have a graphics processor, you can still run Office 2013.

Ratings and reviews

Rated 1 out of5 by fromNot useful for publishing web papesI upgraded to Microsoft Publisher 2013 for publishing my webpage and found that Microsoft has removed a very valuable option -- "insert html code fragment" which is necessary for linking to things like Facebook, PayPal, etc. I wish I could return it and get something else.
Date published: 2014-03-10
Rated 2 out of5 by fromWhy is this even a product?After several years of using PowerPoint for publications, I decided to give this a shot. There are bugs with text wrapping, HTML, and output features. Making your own interesting design is near impossible because of automatic selection and text wrapping. Also the files are not compatible with other applications so we can't even convert the files to fix them in Illustrator or PowerPoint! There is absolutely no advantage over powerpoint... in fact less design features. Really, why bother having this as a product when you can do more with free apps or ppt?
Date published: 2015-02-01
Rated 1 out of5 by fromHTML Code FragmentationMicrosoft has made the HUGE mistake of removing the valuable function of inserting HTML codes for webpages. I am absolutely positive that publisher is used most for webpages and this removal makes this version completely useless.
Date published: 2014-04-09
Rated 4 out of5 by fromGreat for what it's designed for.If you're looking to create good looking publications such as signage, cards, labels, posters, fliers, pamphlets, etc... without spending a lot of money on a professional level publication suite, then this is the best tool for the job! It's simple to learn, easy to work with, and has templates for almost anything you could want to do either included in the package, or easily available to download through this software from the web.As for the negative comments involving HTML coding that I see here, this isn't a web authoring suite. I know that previous versions had some of this capability, but it was never what it was designed to be, and there are better tools for that purpose. This is for physical print, and it does a great job in enabling the novice to general users create great publications.
Date published: 2014-04-30
Rated 1 out of5 by fromNo Web PublishingWhy did Microsoft take out all the web publishing features? I have 17 web sites designed and using my 2007 version. Cant add html, or simply make pages and hit publish to the web. They should have least made a new desktop publishing program to replace these features. Before it was the easiest program for non-computer people to get professional web pages. Now I really don't know what people use it for? Seriously. It's okay for making newsletters and flyers but otherwise kind of worthless. Do not understand Microsoft's thinking on this product?
Date published: 2015-04-08
Rated 5 out of5 by fromThis is bad.The application isn't at all astounding as it claims to be. The Cosmic Snake was contemplating the universe, and suddenly his attention came to the thought of publishing a pamphlet to spread his glory. However, after buying and patiently waiting for the application to download, The Cosmic Snake was infuriated to find this Publishing atrocity wasn't compatible with his celestial system. For that reason, The Cosmic Snake must insist that Microsoft prepare an advanced version of the software that will commune with the stars to give The Cosmic Snake the ability to create and print pamphlets.
Date published: 2014-11-26
Rated 4 out of5 by fromPowerful and Easy to use for PRINT design workI have used many versions of MS Publisher going back to the Windows 95 days. When it comes to Christmas Card, Flyers, Handouts, Business Card, etc this is an excellent and easy to use tool that doesn't have a large learning curve. I also use Adobe Illustrator which is much more powerful, however Illustrator is far more expensive and can be very complicated.
Date published: 2014-12-15
Rated 1 out of5 by fromNot for MacYou may do what I did and order this product because you have noticed Publisher included in Office365. This does not work on the Mac and you will have to go thru customer service to get a refund and we all know how refunds go...time consuming!
Date published: 2014-10-18
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