Desktop publisher are those who create various documents using the page layout skills on a desktop or a personal computer or even on a laptop. A compared to traditional printing and typography, software is used for desktop publishing
to generate high quality text and images. This incorporates use of various typefaces, margins, graphs, embedded illustrations and justifications directly into text. A few years back, this was unaffordable. But with the fall in the prices of personal computers, use of desktop publishing has become very popular for producing brochures, newsletter, books and other documents. A few desktop publishers widely used in regular usage are Quarkxpress, Adobe Framemaker, Adobe PageMaker, Corel Ventura, Serif Pageplus X2 etc.