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Aldus PageMaker 5.0

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Aldus_PageMaker_5.0a.sit (9.55 MB)
MD5: 06ee4e7387a8bb0cd0b6ad3f126aa432
For System 6.x - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
Aldus_PageMaker_5.0DK.sit_.hqx (12.46 MB)
MD5: cdb2b53c64b58b86ecacac544fe61f73
For System 6.x - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
aldus-pagemaker-5-d-1993.sit (9.52 MB)
MD5: ccd76b8f41e36dd480ccdc730f68f4c9
For System 6.x - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
PageMaker_5_Bible-1994.pdf.sit (131.00 MB)
MD5: 73d257001d78a5013256811cbef188a2
For System 6.x - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de

Aldus PageMaker 5.0 for Mac is desktop publishing software that allows you to produce a wide range of documents and publications electronically, everything from simple business proposals to sophisticated annual reports and full-length books. Whether you are a business professional or a professional designer, PageMaker gives you everything you need to create good-looking materials that communicate your message clearly and persuasively. You can create page designs, integrate text and graphics from other software programs, edit, and copy, as well as adjust graphics, and add design flourishes, then prepare your documents for final reproduction.

PageMaker was one of the first desktop publishing programs, introduced in 1985 by Aldus Corporation, for the then-new Apple Macintosh. PageMaker relies on Adobe Systems' PostScript page description language, and in 1994 Adobe Systems acquired Aldus and PageMaker.
As an application relying on a graphical user interface, PageMaker helped to popularize the Macintosh platform.

See also:
Aldus PageMaker 1 ,
Aldus PageMaker 2 ,
Aldus PageMaker 3.x ,
Aldus PageMaker 3.x Pub Converter ,
Aldus PageMaker 4.0 ,
Aldus PageMaker 4.2 ,
Adobe PageMaker 5.0 Bundle ,
Adobe PageMaker 6 ,
Adobe PageMaker 6 (German) ,
Adobe PageMaker 6.5 ,
Adobe Publishing Collection (PageMaker 6.52+),
Adobe PageMaker 7.0 + Distiller 5.0

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crank dat apple's picture
by crank dat apple - 2012, August 10 - 5:45pm

This software seems to be okay. To install the image files, first restart your iMac with all the extensions off. Use disk copy to make disk images of all the files and leave then on your desktop. Then go to disk one and click it. After you enter serial number, it should install. I opened it up after I restarted with the standard extensions on in conflict catcher 9. It shows opentype fonts in the menu, but how how well they work I do not know. I tried the print command and the acrobat distiller 5 opens up, but it has limited options. Still, this is better than nothing. I like this better than Adobe Pagemaker 6.5 because the onscreen page you type in is larger than the one in adobe's version. It's harder to see the fonts on a small page and it's a pain in the butt to have to enlarge your page view each time you use a program. In my humble opinion, Aldus PageMaker rocks!

Master's picture
by Master - 2012, January 7 - 10:01pm

The entire site is gone. Sad

Euryale's picture
by Euryale - 2009, August 28 - 1:57am

Ok, now I understand,

Thanks Balrog.

Balrog's picture
by Balrog - 2009, August 28 - 1:43am

@Euryale: This is a temporary measure done due to high bandwidth costs. It will be changed back once we find a solution to the bandwidth issue.

Euryale's picture
by Euryale - 2009, August 28 - 1:37am

Why are the Actual files are being changed for a bit torrent file, when this kind of old software is not THAT popular, which makes me think that in case someone wants it, won't find enough seeders to get it ?

..Or Maybe I don't quite understand how torrents really work, excuse me if I'm wrong.

TataMisia's picture
by TataMisia - 2009, August 27 - 10:40pm

Another versions Pagemaker (1-6) are here: (DTP directory).