iStudio Publisher App

For Sonoma (macOS 14) and M-series chip support, download the latest dual-binary version of iStudio Publisher (1.6.2, April 2024) from the Mac App Store.
A trial version of this is coming soon!

The download below includes a FREE 30-day trial of the fully functional iStudio Publisher application (version 1.5.4).

There are video tutorials showing the download and install process.

Download iStudio Publisher, the page layout application for desktop publishing on Mac
  • Version: 1.5.4
  • Date: 30th November 2020
  • Filename: iStudioPublisher.dmg
  • Size: 31 MB
  • Requires: macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later
  • Works on: macOS 13 Ventura

Earlier Versions

For Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.11 El Capitan or macOS 10.12 Sierra, download iStudio Publisher 1.5.2.

For Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or 10.8 Mountain Lion, download iStudio Publisher 1.4.1.

For Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, download iStudio Publisher 1.2.1.

For Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger or 10.5 Leopard, download iStudio Publisher 1.1.10.

User Guide – Introduction to iStudio Publisher

Download User Guide - Introduction Guide to iStudio Publisher - PDF file
  • File type: PDF
  • Size: 6.3 MB

Booklet Printing Instructions

Download Booklet Printing Instructions
  • File type: ZIP containing ISPX
  • Size: 1.0 MB

Third Party Resources

Here are some excellent page layout related resources you can use with iStudio Publisher … and most are free!

PDF Processing

PDFLight to reduce PDF file size. FREE

PDF Squeezer to reduce PDF file size. Free demo available.

PDFOutliner to add a Table of Contents to your PDF. Also copy and paste TOC Items back into your iStudio document.


PosteRazor to print large banners and posters on multiple sheets of paper. FREE

ImageFramer (free version) to add frames and edge effects to your images. FREE

EasyFrame to add frames and edge effects to your images.

FontDoc to preview all the fonts on your system using any text and any size you choose (macOS Mojave, or earlier). FREE

Photos and Clip Art

Unsplash for a huge selection of of royalty free images. FREE

Google images for images and designs, but please observe copyright restrictions. FREE

Wikimedia Commons for freely usable media files. FREE for the best free stock photos in one place. FREE for millions of freely licensed photos, from many sources. FREE for freely shared public domain vector cliparts and photos. FREE

YAY Images for royalty free stock images and illustrations. for royalty free stock photos, vectors and illustrations. for a list of websites offering images under the Creative Commons Zero license. FREE for a list of almost 100 free and freemium sources of stock photos. FREE


Font Squirrel for many hand-picked, high-quality, commercial-use fonts. FREE for a huge selection of free fonts. FREE

WhatTheFont to identify a font you’ve seen in use and want to know what it is. FREE

MyFonts for a wide choice of fonts. Some FREE

macappware for a collection of free fonts. FREE

Free for Commercial Use in 2020 for a hand picked collection FREE

File Sharing

Dropbox for 2.5 GB of cloud file space available from all your devices (includes 0.5 GB bonus from this link). FREE