About Broderbund

With a history that dates back to the early 1980s, Broderbund was founded in Eugene, Oregon. Instantly making a splash in the industry with games like Galactic Empires, Prince of Persia, and Lode Runner, Broderbund would evolve into a leading supplier of computer software, printing software, and much more. As one of today's top providers of affordable design tools for home and business, Broderbund is known for both service and value. Since launching its online marketplace in 1996, the company has grown to include some of the leading family software, business software, computer games, and printing software. Get to know the many options found on Broderbund.com and you are sure to find many solutions that will improve efficiency and style in many areas of your life.

When you shop with us, you'll find an easy shopping experience that our competitors can't beat. With convenience, technology, design, and affordability at your fingertips, Broderbund is eager to offer you the best computer software. For home printing, we have the top options found on the market today. Our PrintMaster and Print Shop products offer you easy-to-use home and office solutions for greeting cards, brochures, newsletters, photo editing, and much more. Other popular home solutions include wedding software, do-it-yourself options, family tree software, home design software, computer repair software, and much more.

If you're in need of assistance with business projects, Broderbund has many options that focus on the needs of businesses both large and small. Shop business solutions for letterheads, business cards, forms, invoices, resumes, even website design. We also have the best in educational software. Choose one of our most popular learning tools, which include Mavis Beacon Typing and Carmen Sandiego, The Learning Company, Reader Rabbit Reading System, and many other educational titles. Broderbund takes easy-to-use and affordable software to a new level. Shop with the best software company and discover the leading titles at the best prices.

Broderbund is your source for quality, easy-to-use software at an affordable price. Whether you are looking to make greeting cards at home, learn typing, make a newsletter, make a scrapbook, start a business, get clip art or fix your computer, Broderbund has the right software solution for every need, including:

Home Printing Software

Broderbund offers a wide variety of software products that make it easy to do what you love: create greeting cards, make signs and banners, build a scrapbook or photobook, create CD and DVD labels, make art projects for kids and more many more like:

  • Custom Calendars
  • Invitations
  • eCards
  • Family Newsletters
  • Photo Editing
  • Photo Collages
  • DVD Slide Shows
  • Mac Software

Business Materials and Marketing Materials for Small Business

Starting your small business is easy with the right tools. From access to the right legal forms to all the tools to create your business identity, Broderbund is your partner in small business startups. Choose the product that suits your needs for:

  • Business Cards
  • Letterhead and Business Stationery
  • Mailing Labels
  • CD Labels and DVD Labels
  • Build Your Own Social Network
  • Business Forms
  • Business Invoices
  • Website Design
  • Business Newsletters
  • Direct Mail
  • Postcards
  • Logos
  • Charts and Graphs
  • Email Campaigns
  • Job Finder
  • Resume Maker
  • Press Release

Wedding Software

Save time and money by creating your wedding stationery. Broderbund offers a wide variety of tools to help you plan your special day, including planning, invitations, and more.

  • Wedding Planning
  • Wedding Invitations
  • Save the Date
  • RSVP Cards
  • Guest Books
  • Brag Books
  • Custom Wedding Albums
  • Table Tent Cards
  • Wedding Fonts
  • Wedding Clip Art

Clip Art and Fonts

Broderbund's wide variety of clip art makes it easy to find the right clipart image for any project. Choose from online clipart or offline clip art.

  • Wedding Clip Art
  • Kids Clip Art
  • Schools Clip Art
  • Wedding Fonts
  • Christian Clip Art
  • Holiday Clip Art
  • Holiday Fonts
  • Scrapbook Clip Art


Broderbund offers great education software for you and the kids in your life. Learn to type, get help with homework, learn to read and more!

  • Typing Instruction
  • Kids Typing Software
  • SAT Test Prep
  • iPod Study Materials
  • Oregon Trail
  • Carmen Sandiego
  • Adventure Workshop
  • The Learning Company (TLC)
  • Learn Math Through Math Games
  • Dr. Seuss
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • Reader Rabbit Reading System
  • Arthur's 1st Grade
  • Keyboarding


Broderbund gives you access to the tools you need to save time and money on do-it-yourself projects. Whether you want to create a will, create your family tree, design a house, create a prenup or file for divorce, Broderbund has the software solution for you.

  • Home Design Software
  • Landscape Software
  • Do-It-Yourself Legal
  • Home and Business Lawyer
  • Make a Will
  • Family Lawyer
  • Genealogy and Family Trees
  • Ringtones
  • Screensavers

Fix My Computer

Let Broderbund take the guess work out of keeping your computer up and running.

  • Computer Syncing
  • Rescue My Computer
  • Digital Shredder
  • Find a Lost Laptop
  • Registry Repair
  • Take a Screen Shot
  • Monitor Kids on the Internet

History of Broderbund

Founded in the early 1980s in Eugene, Oregon, Broderbund is the creator a variety of best-selling software products, including The Print Shop, Mavis Beacon and Carmen Sandiego. Prior to securing it's position of leading brand in the print at home software space, Broderbund created hit titles like Galactic Empires, Lode Runner, Prince of Persia and Myst, which was the highest grossing home computer game for years. Over the past 30 years, Broderbund has published software for virtually all major computer systems in the United States, including Apple II, Commodore 64, Atari and today's PC and Mac computers.

Today Broderbund is best known as the #1 publisher within the consumer desktop publishing space, putting easy and affordable design tools into the hands of everyday consumers. The flagship brands, The Print Shop and PrintMaster, together make up over 50% of all units sold in this category. Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is the #1 brand in typing instruction and has been teaching children and adults to type for over 25 years. Broderbund also publishes such brands as ClickArt and Calendar Creator.

Broderbund.com launched in 1996 with online support for Broderbund products. Over the years Broderbund has added the ability to purchase Broderbund products along with more complete access to customer service and technical support. Today Broderbund.com offers access to a wide variety of both Broderbund and non-Broderbund software products.

About Encore Software, Inc.

Based in Los Angeles, CA, Encore Software, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation and a Top Ten interactive software publisher. As a result of acquisitions and strategic relationships, the company publishes a complete range of personal productivity, utility, education and game titles.

Publishing brands include Hoyle, Broderbund, Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing, Bicycle, Advantage, Punch! Software and Punch CAD.

In addition to retail publishing, Encore also sells direct to customers through its managed sites: Broderbund, Encore, Hoyle Gaming, Bicycle Card Games, Punch Software, Punch CAD

About Navarre Corporation

Navarre Corporation is a publisher and distributor of physical and digital home entertainment and multimedia products, including PC software, DVD video, video games and accessories. Additional information is available at Navarre Corporation.


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