Quark - 5/23/2006
QuarkXPress 7 launches worldwide
NEW YORK - May 23, 2006 - Quark Inc. announced today the release and availability of QuarkXPress 7, the n
ewest upgrade to its flagship product, QuarkXPress. Debuting worldwide today, the widely anticipated
QuarkXPress 7 software has already been praised for new and innovative features that promote better design,
faster production, and more efficient collaboration - transforming the business of creative communications.
This powerful upgrade combines new and enhanced design features with multi-channel publishing, collaboration,
and job-driven workflow capabilities to deliver simply faster creative development for print and Web publishing.
Through Composition Zones, Job Jackets, transparency, OpenType, Unicode, and many other new features,
QuarkXPress 7 makes it easier for creative professionals to work together, optimize design, and minimize production
errors. QuarkXPress 7 enables efficient and consistent desktop design, collaboration, and production.
"Our research shows that end-user experience and positive impact on workflow are two of the biggest factors
in making technology investments," according to Mike Maziarka, director at InfoTrends, the leading worldwide
market research and strategic consulting firm for the document solutions industry. "QuarkXPress 7 directly
addresses how to work more efficiently with a product that is world renowned, thereby raising the bar in the
desktop publishing industry, and will be warmly welcomed by new and established customers alike. This robust
product release highlights Quark's commitment to the market and to its customers as Quark continues to
contribute to the evolution of publishing."
"We are thrilled to release QuarkXPress 7," said J ürgen Kurz, Quark senior vice president, desktop products.
"This latest version introduces forward-thinking concepts and capabilities in response to evolving market needs
and customer feedback. Based on the early response we've heard from customers and the critical acclaim
QuarkXPress 7 has received from leaders in the industry, we believe QuarkXPress 7 will revolutionize the way
creative professionals work."
QuarkXPress 7 is shipping now and is available through Quark resellers and partners worldwide as well as the
Quark online store.
To learn more about QuarkXPress 7 and how to purchase or upgrade, please visit www.quark.com/sales/desktop.
QuarkXPress 7 will be featured in upcoming road shows, scheduled to tour North America and Europe stopping in
seven cities on each continent. To learn more about the QuarkXPress 7 road shows in North America, visit