Calendar Design Software for Macintosh

Set up daily, monthly, weekly and yearly calendars right on your Mac

Craft a creative calendar with one of these software programs for the Mac. Use templates and design wizards to design and print all kinds of calendars for personal, school or business use. Most of the software packages contain large clip art and royalty-free image libraries. With most, you can import your own photos to personalize your calendar. Check out the available design software options.

Monthly calendar with day circled in red.
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 PrintMaster Platinum bills itself as "the ultimate design toolkit" for creating photo greeting cards, family newsletters, scrapbook pages, calendars and much more. The software comes with more than 10,000 royalty-free images, improved text features that allow text to flow from one text box to another and to flow around images and clipart.

The software ships with more than 4,700 professionally designed templates—including calendar templates. PrintMaster Platinum has a dedicated Calendar Tool you can use to add images to appointments. Monthly and yearly calendar templates are included.

Compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 through 10.10. More »

Pages, the word processor and page layout program that ships with every new Mac, is sleek software that integrates with Photos to give you plenty of calendar possibilities. Pages don't ship with a calendar template, but you can use it to make a calendar in a couple of ways:

  • Use the Table button to set up a calendar grid that is seven columns wide and then input the dates and other information manually.
  • Download a Calendar template. Pages open .doc files, so most Word templates open in the software. 
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Broderbund's newest version of The Print Shop for Mac is easy-to-use software that ships with calendar templates ready for your project. The software package comes with more than 160,000 clip art graphics for every occasion you can think of. It also includes more than 10,000 royalty-free images for home and business projects.

Use the dynamic headline creation tools to personalize your calendar. When you're done, you can move on to one of the many other projects you can create with this software.

Compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 through 10.10. More »

Download this DigiLabs Calendar Software and create all kinds of photo calendars for your family. The trial is fully functional except the printing capability is disabled until you purchase the software. You can then print the calendar you design or upload it to the DigiLabs site for professional printing. The software also creates postcards, greeting cards, and other photo projects. 

The software comes with design and editing tools. You can add images and text any place on the page and ghosted "watermark" images. You can select from 36 religious and national holiday overlays for your calendar.

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From ArcSoft, Print Creations software contains multiple templates including calendar designs with several layouts, photo editing tools, and a print wizard. The software is a free download. Then, you purchase an activation code for each type of template you want to use. There are several monthly and yearly calendar formats. Other templates in the desktop software include ​greeting cards, scrapbook, and brochures.

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 Broderbund's Calendar Creator is packed full of calendar designs and templates. With more than 200,000 images and backgrounds, the software makes it easy to design an eye-catching and useful calendar. If you prefer, import your personal photos, then edit, move and resize them. 

Calendar Creator tools adjust photo brightness, rotate and mirror images, and add borders, shadows, and shapes to your calendar design.

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