Free online Microsoft Publisher alternative for everyone

Marq offers all the best features of MS Publisher & Microsoft Office 365: Professional-looking effects, versatile sharing options, and online access to your existing content on the web.


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An online Microsoft Publisher alternative

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  • Quick and easy

    Marq takes the functionality of Microsoft Publisher and places it into a sleek, easy-to-use package. You can begin designing right away without spending too much time with tutorials or how-tos. Our tools are intuitive and easy to understand. You’re just a few minutes of way from creating something that is uniquely yours. Just drag and drop to get started!

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  • Completely Free

    Say goodbye to hefty subscription fees. There’s no need to fret over the cost of publishing software anymore. Marq is a Microsoft Publisher alternative that's 100% free for any user, including small business owners, enterprise leaders, teachers, students, and freelancers. Your coworkers and team members can also sign up for free—no trials or downloads necessary. With so many Microsoft Publisher alternatives out there, it’s comforting to know you can give our tools a try without any risks involved. Test it out. We know you’ll like what you see.

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  • Online collaboration

    Take the stress out of group work! Receive feedback at any point in the design process by sharing online. You can publish to a secure web link or simply invite your collaborators to join you in the document. And if you need a Publisher for Mac solution, Marq works on both Mac and PC. And since everyone can sign up for free, they can all get in on the collaboration process at no financial cost.

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Feature highlights

With Marq, the entire design process is intuitive and efficient. No special training or lengthy tutorials are needed for you to start with your creative projects.


Brand assets

Store and download custom brand assets (like logos, colors and fonts) into our asset hub for fast access. Enforce brand standards without obstructing creativity or customization needs with lockable templates.


Web-based platform

Get everything you need directly from the web. Marq provides free software that is all web-based, meaning you won’t have to mess around with any downloads or wait for updates. All the latest updates are already part of our tool the moment you get online to use it.


Data automation

For professional quality layouts similar to what you’ll find with Microsoft Publisher templates, look no further. Your work will shine with our designer templates. Add your own text and photos, then swap out elements as you see fit. Templates create a polished look in minutes—just choose from our extensive library.


Easy Import

Smart Fields auto-populate information in your templates, so you don't have to chase down information. Access thousands of free stock photos or icons in the Marq editor or easily import your own from Dropbox or Facebook. Use our Indesign Import feature to import existing InDesign files and convert them to Marq templates.


    Does Microsoft Publisher offer a free version?

    No - Microsoft Publisher must be purchased with an Office 365 subscription.

    Is Marq compatible with my computer?

    Yes. Marq is a software that runs in the cloud, so you don't need to update or download anything.

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