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mguenther - who has written 75 posts on Planet Quark.

Both an engineer and a layout artist, Matthias bridges the gap between technology and people. - Before joining Quark, Matthias pioneered print, Web, and multimedia products for multiple German publishing companies. Since 1997 he has played a central role in shaping Quark’s desktop and enterprise software. Starting 2003 Matthias has focused on Quark's interactive and digital publishing solutions. He is an active participant in design and publishing communities and represents Quark in the Ghent PDF Workgroup. - Matthias is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences worldwide, helping both individual designers and large organizations to uncover the possibilities and implications of digital publishing, including the business considerations, design and technology implications, and business capabilities offered by digital design and publishing tools. - Since February 2014 Matthias heads Quark's Desktop Publishing business unit and is therefore responsible for QuarkXPress.

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Largest community college newspaper is designed with QuarkXPress

Wednesday, June 21, 2017


Campus News, the largest community college newspaper in the world, is designed using the professional desktop publishing software QuarkXPress. Campus News is an award-winning publication that hits 37 campuses in the Northeast, proving print isn’t dead among younger people.

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Are you using a dongle? – Are subscriptions the new dongles?

Wednesday, June 14, 2017


Are software subscription for Desktop products the new dongle? Is there really a difference, subscriptions today seem to have the same disadvantage that dongles had in the 1990’s. See what the problems of renting software are and let us know if you see additional points.

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Want to escape the Cloud? Hate being forced to rent software?

Wednesday, May 24, 2017


Users using InDesign®, Photoshop®, Creative Suite®/Creative Cloud®, CorelDraw®, or Microsoft® Publisher: Upgrade to QuarkXPress 2017 now and save $450 (a 50% saving)! No rent!

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The Non-Rental Cloud/Suite for Creative Pro’s

Thursday, May 18, 2017


Are there high-quality tools available for Creative Pro’s other than the rental suite of Adobe’s Creative Cloud, where you seem to get everything in one pay-per-use “happy meal”? See some suggestions for high-quality alternatives that do not force you to rent.

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