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QuarkXPress 2016 Now Available

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Press release from the issuing company

New Version of QuarkXPress Allows Designers to Create HTML5 Publications; Convert PDF, Illustrator and EPS Files to Native QuarkXPress Objects; and Much More

DENVER, CO – Quark Software Inc. announced today the official availability of QuarkXPress 2016, the newest version of Quark’s graphic design and desktop publishing software. Built on the success of QuarkXPress 2015, QuarkXPress 2016 introduces transformative functionality and game-changing features, such as HTML5 Publications. The new version also includes a range of the top user-requested features and continues to be sold as a perpetual license.

New Features Delivered
Designers around the world choose QuarkXPress as one of their primary design tools based on its performance, stability, sustainable pricing structure, and consistent feature innovation. QuarkXPress 2016 delivers on all counts with new features that include:

  • Create and Export HTML5 Publications
  • Convert PDF, Illustrator and EPS Files to Native QuarkXPress Objects
  • Paste as Native Objects from Illustrator, Microsoft Office, and even InDesign
  • Multi-Color Gradient Blends
  • Support for OpenType Stylistic Sets
  • Color Picker (Eyedropper tool)
  • Touchpad Support for Pinch and Zoom (Mac only)
  • Search and Replace Non-breaking Spaces and Characters
  • Additional Dynamic Guides for Textbox Columns
  • Fit Textbox to Text
  • Streamlined and Efficient UI Now also on Windows
  • Ability to Increase Size of Measurement Palette
  • Option to Line Wrap Content Variables
  • Support for ICCv4 Profiles
  • And More

Create and Export HTML5 Publications
QuarkXPress 2016 adds the ability to create HTML5 Publications from scratch or from existing print layouts without any additional software and no additional digital publishing costs.‡ The new digital layout space offers near-WYSIWYG fixed layouts and typographic control for digital publishing, including adding enrichments such as scrollable areas, slide shows, and animations. Once created, HTML5 Publications can be previewed locally and uploaded to a user’s own website to display pixel-perfect layouts on all modern desktop, tablet, and mobile browsers, providing an easy and effective online experience.

Convert PDF, Illustrator and EPS Files to Native QuarkXPress Objects
QuarkXPress is the first layout application to import PDF, Illustrator and EPS files and convert them to native? objects, so designers can say goodbye to time-consuming projects like rebuilding logos and reconstructing PDF and EPS files. Designers can even use the PDF conversion as a way to migrate layouts from other desktop publishing software, such as InDesign, CorelDraw, and Microsoft Publisher. The new conversion functionality includes fully-editable Bezier versions of vector graphics, real text and automatically extracted colors and fonts.

Copy and Paste Objects from Illustrator, PowerPoint and Others to QuarkXPress
This new features allows designers to simply copy items from other applications such as PowerPoint, Illustrator, or even InDesign and paste them into a QuarkXPress layout as Native QuarkXPress Objects?, allowing for easy completion and reuse.

Multi-Color Gradients
With the new, best-in-class Multi-Color Gradients feature designers have full flexibility when designing color blends. Users are able to create as many color stops as they wish using sliders or numeric settings, and can opt for the full radial setting or set the aspect ratio. Unlike other layout software, users can even set different opacity levels for each color stop.

For more information and video tutorials on the new features, please visit: www.quark.com/2016. For a comprehensive overview of QuarkXPress 2016, check out the What’s New video. To give QuarkXPress 2016 a try, download the free Test Drive for a fully-functional trial of the new version.

Upgrade to or Purchase QuarkXPress 2016
To purchase or upgrade to QuarkXPress 2016, visit the Quark eStore, call Quark Telesales at 1.800.676.4575 – option 3, or visit an Authorized Quark Reseller. Users on any previous version of QuarkXPress (versions 3-10) can upgrade to version 2016 for $349, QuarkXPress 2015 users can upgrade to 2016 for $179, and new licenses are available for $849. Education licenses are available for $89?.

 

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