Windows software for creating greetings cards
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I've got print on demand shops but print my own cards at home to give to family and friends - can anyone recommend the best software to create my own cards? At the moment I am using publisher but I find the text boxes really hard to manipulate and the guides/centering hard to use. I also use the free version of Canva but that is really limited eg resizing etc all seems to cost money. I suppose I could design in Canva and then download and put into a publisher template to print but wondered if anyone uses any other software/website which is free and easy. Thank you.
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I just did a search and Serif doesn't appear to exist any more but there seem to be several places on the internet where you can download both programs for free (darn, I had to pay £30 for mine, several years ago). Both programs are very intuitive and easy to use. And you can move work between them - you can create a special effect image in DrawPlus and cut and paste it into PagePlus, for example.
I started out using it at home like you want to do, for cards and so on. But when I started work for a youth club and they wanted me to design posters for their events, I just could not work out how to do things easily in Publisher. So I persuaded them to get Serif and it ended up with all the local youth clubs using it because it was so straightforward.
I hope this helps.
Thanks for your reply! I will check out the Serif programs today - they sound really good. I plan to stay indoors over the hot weather so will have plenty of time to test it out.
Main forum is only for the Affinity range but they'd got an offical thread re the Drawplus/PagePlus software
Unofficial fan forum for the old software that Serif staff have given their blessing to