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The Print Shop

Contributed by Stephen Coles on Mar 5th, 2014. Artwork published in .
    The Print Shop 1
    Source: https://archive.org © 1984 Pixellite Software. License: All Rights Reserved.

    “The Print Shop is a desktop publishing program which allows for the use of clip art and templates to make signs, cards, letterheads, and banners. It eventually became one of the most popular Apple II titles of all time.” — 8-bit riot

    The program offered eight built-in fonts, mostly crewd bitmaps of existing typefaces:

    The Internet Archive’s Historical Software Collection offers an emulator of The Print Shop that you can run right in the browser.

    The Print Shop 2
    Source: https://archive.org © 1984 Pixellite Software. License: All Rights Reserved.
    The Print Shop 3
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    The Print Shop 4
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    The Print Shop 5
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    The Print Shop 6
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    The Print Shop 7
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    The Print Shop 8
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    The Print Shop 9
    Source: https://archive.org © 1984 Pixellite Software. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Typefaces

    • Apollo
    • Gillies Gothic
    • Data 70
    • Times New Roman
    • Davida
    • ITC American Typewriter
    • Futura Black
    • Playbill

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    3 Comments on “The Print Shop”

    1. B.J. Winzer says:
      Feb 4th, 2018  3:11 am

      Block is Playbill. The C, G, Q among others share identical features – especially the tail of the Q.

    2. Feb 4th, 2018  9:08 am

      Added, thanks!

    3. Feb 11th, 2018  2:03 am

      See also PrintMaster.

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