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QuarkXPress 8.5 now available as free update

Nov 17, 2010 12:00 AM


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Denver, CO–based Quark has released QuarkXPress 8.5, a free update to Quark’s graphic design and page layout software that is available to all QuarkXPress 8 users. The updates in QuarkXPress 8.5 include support for Microsoft Word DOCX, updated and new Pantone color libraries, an automatic software updater and a number of resolved issues.

A list of the most anticipated issues resolved, which include Snow Leopard compatibility, PDF export, and Quark Publishing System integration with Job Jackets, will be available here: http://8.quark.com/techinfo/known_issues.html.

Anyone who purchases or upgrades to QuarkXPress 8 by November 30, 2010 will be able to choose between two free bundles worth up to $547. The Magic Software Bundle features MarkzTools (Mac only) and ID2Q from Markzware, as well as 1,000 professional OpenType fonts. The Magic Maintenance Bundle includes a year’s worth of unlimited telephone technical support, the ability to upgrade from any previous version of QuarkXPress, free upgrades to any new versions of QuarkXPress released during the 12 months, and the 1,000 OpenType fonts. To learn more about the special offer, visit: http://8.quark.com/magicbundles.