Download The Print Shop after purchasing it from either Encore.com or Amazon.com. The software is available for both PC and Mac computers. As of 2015, various versions of the software are available for download. Depending on which version is purchased, the software can cost between about $39.99 to $99.99. Amazon.com and Encore.com might also offer discounted prices for some versions. System requirements for each version are listed on each website along with product descriptions.
The Print Shop is available for both disc and digital software purchases. The software provides a wide range of layout tools to create design projects, such as greeting cards and signs. Most versions offer royalty-free backgrounds and images to choose from for commercial or personal use. The Print Shop is optimized to print on any type of printer. Some versions also allow users to import photos from Facebook to use on a project.
The Print Shop is publishing software developed by Broderbund. First developed in the early 1980s, Broderbund created the first version of the software for the Apple II computers. By 1988, Broderbund announced the company had sold over one million copies of the software. Over the years, the company continues to provide new versions of the software to accommodate printer technologies and file format changes.