Desktop publishing, or , is the process of using a computer and specific kinds of to combine text and graphics to create documents such as newsletters, brochures, books, and more.

In the process of translation, DTP is an essential service that is offered to the customer, in order to design the documents as they wish.

The designers receive documents in different types of format. It is for this reason that they employ a wide variety of tools, including:

Word processors:

Word, WordPerfect

:

Professional DTP: Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress

Creating large documents:

Adobe FrameMaker, Corel Ventura

Trade or business publication:

Adobe FrameMaker, Corel Ventura, QuarkXPress

Assisted publication for databases:

Adobe FrameMaker, Corel Ventura, QuarkXPress

Graphic illustration software:

Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW, Macromedia Freehand

Graphic photo and image editing software:

Adobe Photoshop, Corel Photo-Paint

Soon, we will discuss how DTP services are charged.

For more information DTP services of Trusted Translations, click here.

(Spanish version: http://blog-de-traduccion.trustedtranslations.com/desktop-publishing-o-dtp-2010-08-30.html)

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