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Originally Posted by Seabreeze View Post
The labels I want to make aren't mailing labels. I want to design (text & graphics) labels to put on merchandise that are attractive & draw attention. I used to hear that pcs were good for business/data/numbers and macs were good for graphics, design, artsy stuff. I'm really surprised at the limits on macs.
Well that wasn't quite clear before. There are a bazillion graphics/design apps available. Ok... maybe only a mazillion. Labels & Addresses lets you insert clip art and text into a label. Heck, you can even insert a map.

If you want to create/design your own graphics, you can use any graphics app to make the graphics you want, then insert it into a template in one of the apps I recommended (edit: pearLabelizer apparently only does text). There quite literally are dozens, maybe hundreds, of graphics-creation apps out there. I'll just post links to a handful of them. I have no idea what your budget is, or your skill level, or what you have used in the past, so I have no idea how to narrow this list down.

SketchBook Express - it's free. There's a pro version also.
https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/45...be-indesign-cc
https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/6319/quarkxpress
https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/22953/icalamus
https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/18896/swift-publisher
https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/20515/the-print-shop
https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/17530/mac-label-maker
https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/14597/gimp

Just start with those and check out the "similar software" listed on those pages.

Last edited by Lifeisabeach; 04-03-2014 at 01:29 PM.
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