Best Program to Create Brochures?

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  1. adrien23

    adrien23 Regular Member

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    I need to create an 8 1/2 x 14 brochure and just wondering what I should use for it? Word / publisher don't seem to have anything good for this size. Pre-made (but customizable) templates are preferred.

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  2. BigLarry

    BigLarry Regular Member

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    I'd say Adobe In Design is by far and away the best program to use.
     
  3. honzarox

    honzarox Junior Member

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    Yes, especially if you need it for mass printing [usually you need the pages to bleed - i.e. you have to make it slightly bigger so that at the printers they can cut better].
    Also, you could use Photoshop, I have seen some great stuff with MS Word...whatever you are most comfortable with if its not your bread/butter...

    Also, consider outsourcing it...there are great designers here, Im sure you could find a decent one @ fiverr...it might save u a lot of hassle
     
  4. pr0ject

    pr0ject Power Member

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    I use photoshop for all design related things :)
     
  5. adrien23

    adrien23 Regular Member

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    Does photoshop have the prebuilt tri-fold templates? If not I might look into the indesign program.

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  6. adrien23

    adrien23 Regular Member

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    I need something professional looking...heres one I like,
    http://julieherold.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/brochure6.jpg

    Can I find templates similar to that which I can edit colors / elements of?

    Seems the indesign trial page is down, so maybe I'll just do it in publisher, if there are any good templates?

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  7. mxmoney

    mxmoney Newbie

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    Indesign cs5 is the best, or you can give serif pageplus x5 a shot, if you need something a bit more user friendly.