Softpress Publishing House is founded in 1994 by a group of students from the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, who sаw the need of high quality and accessible specialized literature for computers, software and programming.


Today SOFTPRESS is one of the highest ranked Bulgarian publishers whose motto Books for the whole family sums up its rich portfolio of books. The company catalogue features over 1400 titles which span various genres: children’s educational and activity books, fiction, self-help books, dictionaries, foreign-language learning books, travel guides, computer books and specialized titles in the fields of medicine, architecture, marketing and management; popular psychology and culinary – those are books for pleasure and entertainment which gradually make a family library.
The SOFTPRESS collection of translated titles boasts world-famous bestselling authors such as Walter Isaacson, Louise Penny, Sylvia Day, John Verdon, Michelle Gable, J.P. Delaney, Simon Beckett, Kathy Reichs, Melissa de la Cruz, Sam Christer, Karen Joy Fowler, Noah Hawley, Michael Robotham, Aleksandr Bushkov, Aleksandr and Julia Sviyash, Valerij Sinelnikov, the academicians Boris Bolotov and Andrey Levshinov as well as highly acclaimed Bulgarian writers such as Stefan Tsanev, Leda Mileva, Pancho Panchev (Diado Punch) and Liubomir Nikolov.

In-house projects

When setting its publishing objectives, SOFTPRESS always makes sure the production of its own books occupies a prominent place among these. To meet this particular objective we attract Bulgarian writers, illustrators, linguists and psychologists who are distinguished in their respective fields. SOFTPRESS prides itself on its bestselling children’s series: My Favourite Nursery Rhymes, Bulgarian Folk Tales, Classical Fairy Tales, Children’s Atlas, Let’s learn better English, the collection Wise Tales by Diana Petrova, as well as the photo album for adventure lovers 51 Mountain Beauty Spots in Bulgaria, the innovative wedding manual Our dream wedding by Nikolay Mitev and the gift books from the life-improvement series by Natalia Kobilkina.

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Atlas of Human Anatomy

SoftPress invests in classical titles such as the latest edition of the four-volume. Generations of medical students count on the Atlas of Human Anatomy by Sinelnikov, which has been edited by the Honorary Chancellor of The Medical University in Sofia – the academician Prof. Vladimir Ovtcharov, MD.

Bilingual English Dictionary Oxford Softpress

Another quality title is the 1024-page bilingual English dictionary. The dictionary is a joint project with Oxford University Press whose extensive academic publishing expertise was perfectly complemented by the wide experience of accomplished Bulgarian lexicographers, foreign language learning experts, and computer linguists.


Most of our titles are also available as ebooks.

Books to the people

Motivated by our mission to take books to the people, we established our own distribution company which services more than 1300 sales points across the country. You can find our books in the biggest bookstores such as Helikon, Hermes, Orange Center and Ciela as well as in big supermarket chains such as Kaufland, Carrefour, Billa, HIT, CBA, Metro, T-market etc.