Serif Launches Updated Versions Of Design And Publishing Suites

NOTTINGHAM, UK and NASHUA, NH (PRESS RELEASE – March 2, 2009) – Serif, a leading developer of professional and consumer-oriented desktop publishing, design and graphics software, today announced the launch of Serif Desktop Publishing Suite and Serif Internet Design Suite. These two consumer software suites combine Serif’s award-winning offerings to provide comprehensive digital graphic design packages, perfect for home or business use. As companion suites to the recently launched Serif Digital Photo Suite, these new packages enable users of any skill level to create dynamic desktop publications such as business cards, posters, and greeting cards or interactive business, personal and organizational websites.

Serif Desktop Publishing Suite combines the award-winning desktop publishing software, PagePlus, with Serif’s popular drawing and 3D design packages, DrawPlus and ImpactPlus. This suite offers an array of advanced design and drawing tools and import and export capabilities, all in an affordable package for everyone looking to get into desktop publishing or the creation of high-impact documents. Complete with Serif’s renowned design templates and simple sharing options, the suite is perfect for use at home, at school or for business. Serif Desktop Publishing Suite contains PagePlus 11, DrawPlus 8, ImpactPlus 5 and a bonus pack including more than 1,000 templates and 4,000 resources.

Serif Internet Design Suite combines award-winning web design and digital image-editing software with a wealth of additional resources to provide a user-friendly publishing toolkit everyone will be able to master with ease. With an appealing price for consumers, Internet Design Suite includes WebPlus, which puts top-notch designs and website features at everyone’s fingertips without having to learn complicated HTML code. The addition of the powerful image editing tools of PhotoPlus and more than 3,000 professionally created PhotoObjects help elevate the aesthetic palette of anyone’s website, whether to share vacation photos, promote a small business, or support a favorite charity. Serif Internet Design Suite contains WebPlus 10, PhotoPlus 9, 3000 of Serif’s PhotoObjects, and it includes six months of hassle-free web hosting.

“These popular publishing packages continue to show Serif’s commitment to offering high-performance, feature-packed products at competitive prices.” said Gary Bates, Serif’s Managing Director. “The Suites have been carefully put together to provide the right solution to satisfy a variety of publishing needs, in print and online. The new functionality throughout these releases brings even better value-for-money to the consumer suites, putting impressive results within the reach of every user.”

Rounding out Serif’s consumer suites is the recently released Digital Photo Suite, a feature-rich offering that makes it simple for everyone to organize, enhance and share their photos in new and fun ways. Combining the tagging and sorting features of Serif’s new AlbumPlus X3 with the best-in-class image stitching of PanoramaPlus 3 and other one-click image editing tools, this package of products offers an unrivalled combination of features and value enabling everyone from novices to experienced photographers to take control of their growing digital photo collections.

Serif’s Desktop Publishing Suite and Internet Design Suite have each gained a “Works with Windows VistaTM” logo certification, while Digital Photo Suite is fully Certified for Windows VistaTM. All three product suites are priced at $49.99 and are available for direct purchase through

About Serif

Serif develops and publishes the award-winning software range which includes PagePlusTM, PhotoPlusTM, DrawPlusTM, WebPlusTM, AlbumPlusTM, MoviePlusTM, PanoramaPlusTM and Digital Scrapbook ArtistTM. Founded in 1987 with the aim to develop better value alternatives to high-end design and publishing packages, Serif has been repeatedly praised for its powerful yet easy-to-use software which enables businesses, educational establishments, and ordinary PC users to achieve professional-quality results – whatever their level of experience. With over 6 million customers worldwide and over 200 independent awards and accolades from respected industry publications, Serif has over 200 employees at its head office, development and European sales centre in Nottingham, UK and its North American sales operation in New Hampshire, US.

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