Microsoft Publisher 2017 version was released in the last quarter of 2016 and has been significantly improved since the previous version was released. It now offers users great layout tools along with new typography tools as is referred to as 'a lightweight alternative to Adobe InDesign' with its layout software. Publisher is great for desktop publishing and features some of the best templates to date. It has been highly reviewed for its ability to produce long- form publications though it falls short in its graphic support capabilities. Microsoft Publisher is still one of the best layout software for at- home use.