1. June 2017

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XPress 2017

QuarkXPress compie 30 anni e Quark rilascia la versione 2017 (13.0). Come per le precedenti conferma l’acquisto perpetuo.

No abbonamento!!!

Le novità sono parecchie; dall’introduzione dei gradienti (sfumature), alla possibilità di espandere le colonne di testo; dal poter applicare filtri a immagini senza “distruggerle” alla possibilità di applicare cornice e fondino a testo e o paragrafi.

Ecco l’elenco delle principali novità.

1. Editing delle immagini in maniera non distruttiva.
2. Colonne espandibili e filetti automatici tra colonne
3. Gradienti/Multisfumature
4. Evidenziare singole parole, paragrafi e testo con cornice e riempimento
5. Copia/incolla attributi oggetto
6. Potenziate alcune funzionalità legate alla conversione in oggetti nativi di immagini o PDF importati in un progetto.
7. Modificare misure tipografiche tramite tastiera
8. Potenziata la conversione del progetto da versione per la stampa <–> digitale.
9. …e molto altro ancora
– Memorizzazione delle font utilizzate recentemente
– Collegare e scollegate finestre di testo contenenti testo (non vuote)
– Pulizia cache (solo versione Mac)
– Testo “non separabile/non sillababile”
– etc.

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24. May 2017

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

Quark released the following press release today:


Attention InDesign®, Photoshop®, Creative Suite®/Creative Cloud®, CorelDraw®, and Microsoft® Publisher Users:
Save over 50% Now when Choosing QuarkXPress

Denver, CO – 24/05/2017 – Quark Software Inc. announced today a new offer created specifically for designers who don’t currently own QuarkXPress but are considering switching or adding it to their toolkit. For a limited time, InDesign®, Photoshop®, Creative Suite®/Creative Cloud®, CorelDraw®, and Microsoft® Publisher users can save 50% on a license of QuarkXPress 2017, the new version of Quark’s fully-integrated graphic design and layout software for professional print and digital production.

Top 10 Reasons to Switch to QuarkXPress

QuarkXPress 2017 is the alternative for every creative professional who wants to leverage the modern and efficient design software and, if you’re an InDesign/Photoshop/CC user, escape the ongoing subscription model with a perpetual license of QuarkXPress. Here are 10 reasons to consider QuarkXPress now:

  1. No monthly subscription – designers own their copy of QuarkXPress
  2. More intuitive user interface, less palette clutter, and faster time to results
  3. Ability to convert any PDF to editable QuarkXPress objects
  4. Ability to copy and paste objects from InDesign, Illustrator, and Excel as editable QuarkXPress objects
  5. Ability to convert print layouts into interactive HTML5 publications
  6. Non-destructive image editing
  7. Superior typographic controls for kerning pairs, font tracking tables, and text variables
  8. More granular design control for optical margin alignment, gradients, and opacity
  9. Ability to output unlimited iOS single apps for free
  10. Lower cost of ownership – designers determine when upgrading is right for them

Limited Time Offer – Over 50% Discount
For a limited time users with an eligible product who want to switch or add QuarkXPress to their workflow can purchase a full new commercial license of QuarkXPress 2017 (Mac/Win) for just £345/€399/$399. The perpetual license is unrestricted and can be upgraded to future versions.

Eligible products include: Adobe InDesign®, Adobe FrameMaker®, Adobe Lightroom®, Adobe PageMaker®, Adobe Photoshop®, Capture One® Pro, CorelDraw®, Microsoft® Publisher and Serif PagePlus®. All versions of qualifying products are accepted including perpetual, rental, and subscription licenses.

Of course you keep all software that qualified you to purchase the Competitive Upgrade to QuarkXPress 2017. It’s up to you whether you want to continue using it or cancel the rental contract. In no case Quark will tamper any other software installed on your system or notify the vendor of the competitive software.

To learn more about the competitive upgrade offer please visit: http://content.quark.com/switch-to-quarkxpress-en.html

About QuarkXPress

QuarkXPress is used by hundreds of thousands of professional designers and hobbyists around the world to perform almost any print or digital task. Built on a fast 64-bit architecture with uniquely innovative features, QuarkXPress has surpassed the competition in many areas. Unlike any other tool, QuarkXPress provides Bezier editing so designers can remain in one application for page layout with high-end typography and vector drawing.

Now, with QuarkXPress 2017, which introduces new non-destructive image editing capabilities, designers are able to manipulate images within the context of a design without having to constantly switch to image editing software. Designers can also place, convert, and edit almost any graphic format – including Photoshop, PDF, and Illustrator files – directly within QuarkXPress. Also, to make switching to QuarkXPress even easier, designers can import or convert existing layouts and graphics created with InDesign, CorelDraw, or Microsoft Publisher via PDF or copy and paste using the “convert to native objects” features in QuarkXPress.

Get Started Now!

For more information about QuarkXPress, please visit: www.quark.com. For a comprehensive overview of QuarkXPress 2017, check out the What’s New video. Download the free Trial Version for a fully-functional test of the new version.

Switch, Upgrade to, or Purchase QuarkXPress 2017

To purchase QuarkXPress 2017, visit the Quark eStore, call Quark Telesales, or find an Authorised Quark Reseller.


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24. May 2017

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QuarkXPress 2017 Now Available

New Version of QuarkXPress Introduces Non-Destructive Image Editing and Adds the Ability to Create Responsive HTML5 Publications and “Unlimited” iOS Apps; Continues to be Available as a Perpetual Lifetime License – No Subscription Necessary!

Quark Software Inc. announced the official availability of QuarkXPress 2017, the newest version of Quark’s fully-integrated graphic design and desktop publishing software for professional print and digital production.

QuarkXPress 2017 introduces new graphics and image editing capabilities, such as non-destructive image editing, and extends text and typography features, such as text stroking and shading. The new version includes a range of the top user-requested features and continues to be sold as a perpetual license.

New Features Delivered
Hundreds of thousands of users around the world who value quality and performance choose QuarkXPress as one of their primary design tools based on its performance, stability, sustainable pricing structure, and consistent feature innovation. QuarkXPress 2017 delivers on all counts with new powerful features that span image and vectors, typography and text, digital publishing, and many new customer wish list features.

Major Highlights
Just a few of the many new features in QuarkXPress 2017 include:

  • Non-destructive Image Editing: Edit images by adjusting levels and curves, changing brightness and contrast, applying gamma correction and much more. All adjustments are non-destructive, so original images stay intact.
  • Adaptive Layout Conversion for Print and Digital: QuarkXPress supports the rapid conversion of print layouts into digital media or even from one print layout to another. Adaptive conversion lets designers duplicate a layout and automatically resize all design elements, even if the layout is converted to different aspect ratios.
  • Responsive HTML5 Publications (Multi Device Output): QuarkXPress 2017 can export multiple digital layouts of different sizes as a single HTML5 package. For example, designers can create a layout for an iPad (vertical and horizontal orientations), duplicate the layout using Adaptive Settings for an iPhone and adjust it accordingly.
  • Convert to Native Objects Enhancements: With the introduction of this game-changing feature, QuarkXPress is the first layout application to convert almost any third party content and layout such as PDF, Adobe Illustrator, EPS, InDesign and Microsoft Office files to native, editable QuarkXPress objects. Based on user feedback, this capability has now been greatly enhanced. For example, converted images can optionally be saved to disk and linked to the QuarkXPress layout, keeping their resolution, color model, and color profiles.
  • “Unlimited” Free iOS Apps: Use the QuarkXPress digital layout capabilities to create innovative interactive experiences, all 100% based on HTML5. Now designers can create as many single iOS apps as they would like. No subscription, no per-app fee, all done directly from within QuarkXPress 2017. ˚‡

These are just a few of the many new features included in QuarkXPress 2017. For more information please visit: www.quark.com. For a comprehensive overview of QuarkXPress 2017, check out the What’s New video. Download the free Trial Version for a fully-functional test of the new version.

QuarkXPress 2017: Switch, Upgrade, or Purchase a New License
To purchase or upgrade to QuarkXPress 2017, visit the Quark eStore, call Quark Telesales, or find an Authorised Quark Reseller.

Upgrade or Purchase: Users on any previous version of QuarkXPress (versions 3-10 and 2015) can upgrade to version 2017 for $399/£345/€399. QuarkXPress 2016 users can upgrade to 2017 for only $185/£159/€185, and new licenses are available for $849/£709/€829. Education licenses are available for $79/£69/€79.

Switch with the New Competitive Upgrade Offer: For a limited time, users of alternative graphic design software products who want to switch or add QuarkXPress to their workflow can purchase a full new license of QuarkXPress 2017 (Mac/Win) for just $399/£345/€399.

With eligible proof of ownership of a qualifying competing product, any designer can get a new full QuarkXPress 2017 license for the low price of an upgrade. Eligible products are: InDesign®,  FrameMaker®, Lightroom®, PageMaker®, Photoshop®, Capture One® Pro, CorelDraw®, Microsoft® Publisher, and Serif PagePlus®. All versions of qualifying products are accepted including, perpetual and subscription licenses, single products, or licenses that are part of a Creative Suite or Creative Cloud®. To learn more about the competitive upgrade offer please visit: http://content.quark.com/switch-to-quarkxpress-us.html.

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24. May 2017

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New QuarkXPress 2017 XTensions Now Available

Quark Software announced the availability of new XTensions that already support QuarkXPress 2017 – the brand new version of QuarkXPress released today. XTensions are third-party software applications that allow users to enhance and customize QuarkXPress with specific features and functionality.

“We have already seen tremendous interest in QuarkXPress 2017 from not only new and current QuarkXPress users, but also from the network of talented XTensions developers around the world,” said Gavin Drake, Vice President of Marketing for Quark. “We’re excited to have a range of XTensions already available with more to come, so that designers can add even more functionality to QuarkXPress 2017 from day one.”

New QuarkXPress 2017 XTensions available now include:

New QuarkXPress 2017 XTensions coming soon include:

  • ArabicXT by Layout Ltd. will be available in July 2017
  • Exportools Standard, BigPicture, IDML Import, Printools, and Duplica by Badia Software
  • MadeToPrint by Axaio Software GmbH
  • ID2Q by Markzware
  • Classified Ads and Obituaries and Necrology Ads by WillBit S.r.l.
  • Suitcase Fusion, Suitcase TeamSync, and Universal Type Server by Extensis
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