Document development

The following tools are used primarily for print-based document development, although most tools can also publish to one or more online formats.

Name Description
Adobe Framemaker

Powerful online/paper-based publishing package. Well suited to large, complex documentation projects. Standard and SGML versions available for UNIX, Mac and Windows. More...

Adobe InDesign

Page layout and publication tool. TechCommNZ study: using InDesign as a technical communication tool.

Corel Wordperfect

Corel WordPerfect is the word processing component of WordPerfect Office in the same league as Microsoft Word. It is rich in functionality and features, and powerful enough to handle typical word processing tasks and more besides. It provides good web publishing capabilities. More...

HyperSTE HyperSTE is the leading quality assurance software for creating content that is clear, concise and consistent. HyperSTE authoring software is a readability tool that ensures compliance with corporate terminology and style guide rules as an interactive STE checker tool for the writer, and as a quality measurement tool for the editor.
Quark XPress

QuarkXPress is widely-used electronic publishing software. It provides the tools required to create, design, and deliver high-impact publications in both print and electronic media. More...

Broadvision Quicksilver

Quicksilver (formerly Interleaf) is an electronic publishing package designed to create long, complex documents in a number of output formats including XML, HTML and PDF. More...

Microsoft Word

Industry-standard word-processing package. More...

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